East Frisian

East Frisian (also East Friesian) is an adjective referring to East Frisia, a region in Germany. It can refer specifically to:

  • East Frisians, the people from the region
  • East Friesian (sheep), a breed of sheep originating there
  • East Frisian Islands, off the coast of East Frisia
  • East Frisian Low Saxon, the Low German dialect spoken there
  • Ostfriesen and Alt-Oldenburger, a breed of horse originating there
  • Saterland Frisian language, a language historically spoken there and in Saterland
  • Wangerooge Frisian language, an extinct language spoken on the Wangerooge island

Other articles related to "east frisian, east, frisian":

Saterland Frisian Language - Old East Frisian and Its Decline
... Old East Frisian used to be spoken in East Frisia (Ostfriesland), the region between the Dutch river Lauwers and the river Weser, in the German state of Lower Saxony ... The area also included two small districts on the east bank of the Weser, the lands of Wursten and W├╝rden ... The Old East Frisian language could be divided into two dialect groups Weser Frisian to the east, and Ems Frisian to the west ...
East Frisia - Culture - Language
... The genuine language of East Frisia was East Frisian which now is almost extinct, largely replaced by East Frisian Low Saxon ... Original East Frisian survived somewhat longer in several remote places as for example in the islands, such as Wangerooge ... Today a modern variant of East Frisian can be found in the Saterland, a district near East Frisia ...

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