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Zeeuws

A language of Netherlands

ISO 639-3: zea

Population 220,000.
Region The Netherlands: Province of Zeeland, Province of South Holland. (Every island in the Rhine-Scheldt Delta has its own dialect.).
Alternate names   Zeaws
Dialects Goerees, Flakkees, Schouws, Duvelands, Fluplands, Bevelands, Walchers, Axels, Kezands.
Classification Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Franconian
Language use Speakers also use Dutch.
Language development Literacy rate in second language: 99% Dutch. Bible portions: 1980–2003.
Comments Recognition under Part 2 of the European Charter requested (2001). SOV. Christian.