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

Not intelligible of Eastern Frisian [frs]. Related to Western Frisian [fry] and Northern Frisian [frr].

Language Use

Mostly middle-aged or older (2007). Almost all also use Eastern Frisian [frs] or Standard German [deu] for official purposes.

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

Ethnic group name is Saterfriesen or Friesen. Christian.