Vlaams

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A language of Belgium

Alternate Names
West Vlaams
Population

1,070,000 in Belgium (1998 University of Ghent). Population total all countries: 1,204,000.

Location

West Vlaanderen.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Considered a variant of Dutch [nld]. Reportedly similar to German [deu], English [eng], Frisian [fry].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

All ages. Also use English [eng], French [fra].

Language Development
Magazines. Dictionary. Bible portions: 1980–2003.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian (Roman Catholic).

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