Saterfriesisch

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A language of Germany

Alternate Names
Saterfriesiesch, Saterlandic, Saterlandic Frisian, Saterländisch
Population

1,000 (Salminen 2007).

Location

Saterland, East Frisia, Strücklingen, Ramsloh, and Scharrel towns.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Not intelligible of East Frisian Low Saxon [frs]. Related to Frisian [fry] and Northern Frisian [frr].

Language Use

Mostly middle-aged or older (Salminen 2007). Also use East Frisian Low Saxon [frs], Standard German [deu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: High in German [deu].
Other Comments

Ethnic group name is Saterfriesen or Friesen. Christian.