Jutish

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A language of Denmark

Alternate Names
Jutlandish, Jysk, Western Danish
Location

German-Danish border area, south Jutland. Also in Germany.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

The westernmost and southernmost dialects differ so much from standard Danish [dan] that many people from the Eastern Islands have great difficulty understanding it. From the viewpoint of inherent intelligibility, it could be considered a separate language (1996 N. Strade).

Language Use

100% of Jutish speakers are completely fluent in Danish [dan].