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Westlauwers Fries is not a dialect

Marjoleine Sloos, Wed, 2016-03-02 06:45
Regarding: 
Dialects
ISO 639-3: 
fry

Westlauwers Fries is the Dutch name for West Frisian -- which is the correct name for what is called Frisian in Ethnologue. Westlauwers Fries is thus not a dialect of Frisian.

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We will make this correction of Westlauwers Fries as the Dutch name for Frisian [fry] in the Netherlands in our 20th edition database.