Anglo-Frisian languages

group of West Germanic languages
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The Anglo-Frisian languages are West Germanic languages, which include Anglic (or English) and Frisian. They are different from other West Germanic languages because of a number of sound changes. This is an old classification, which classified the Germanic languages into the Anglo-Frisian languages, and Germanic languages (such as German).

Present day distribution of the Anglo-Frisian languages in Europe.
Frisian: Hatched areas show where multilingualism is common.

Since about the 1960s, the model is that there was a language called North Sea Germanic, which included all of these.