Saterland Frisian language

last living dialect of the East Frisian language

Saterland Frisian is a language that is mostly spoken in the Saterland region of Germany. It uses the Latin alphabet like other Frisian languages. It is rarely spoken as its native speakers are very old.

Saterland Frisian
Seeltersk
Native toGermany
RegionSaterland
EthnicitySaterland Frisians
Native speakers
2,000 (2015)[1]
Official status
Recognised minority
language in
Germany
Regulated bySeelter Buund in Saterland/Seelterlound (unofficial)
Language codes
ISO 639-3stq
Glottologsate1242
ELPSaterfriesisch
Linguasphere52-ACA-ca[2]
Frisian languages in Europe.svg
Present-day distribution of the Frisian languages in Europe:
  Saterland Frisian
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ReferencesEdit

  1. Saterland Frisian at Ethnologue (21st ed., 2018)
  2. "s" (PDF). The Linguasphere Register. p. 252. Retrieved 1 March 2013.