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Frisian is related to the Germanic languages. It is spoken by over 500,000 Frisian ethnic groups. These groups live on the borders of the North Sea in the Netherlands and also in Germany. Frisian is the second most closely related language to English outside of Scottish. Even though Frisian and English are so closely related, they do not translate between each other at all. People are unable to communicate between the two languages.
There are three varieties of Frisian that exist; they are West, Saterland, and the North. None of these variations are translatable either. Each version of the varieties has different dialects. Most of the speakers of this language live in the Netherlands, primarily Friesland.
We offer professional Frisian translation services to suit your needs. Our skilled translators will assist with medical, financial, legal, scholarly, and many other fields. Any document can be translated into Frisian by our professional staff. Diplomas, degrees, transcripts, books, essays, and certificates will be translated accurately and efficiently.
About the Frisian Language:
This language is used in dealings with the public and is taught in schools. There are a number of television shows and also radio stations that air in Frisian. It is also not uncommon to see parts of the newspaper printed in the language as well. The language has different notable grammar rules such as open and closed syllables, unstressed words and falling and rising diphthongs.
For the longest time, about 300 years, Frisian was barely a written language. There is now a Frisian Academy.
Frisian Language Facts:
- Developed as a language in the 15th century
- 350,000 native speakers in Friesland
- North Frisian language is considered a protected minority language
- West Frisian is an official language in the Netherlands
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