Frisian Language

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Frisian Language

The people of Friesland have a strong bond with their province’s cultural heritage. One of the main assets is their own language. The Frisian language is spoken and understood by most of the Frisian people.

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The people of Friesland have a strong bond with their province’s cultural heritage. One of the main assets is their own language. The Frisian language is spoken and understood by most of the Frisian people.

Dutch and Frisian

When you travel to the province of Friesland, it doesn’t mean you can’t get around. Most Frisian people speak and understand Dutch and English. If English is your native language you’re lucky; the Frisian and English language show a great resemblance. 

Frisian Words

Just like speakers of any other languages, the people of Friesland will appreciate it when you try to speak some basic Frisian words. It’s not important to get everything right, it’s the thought that counts.

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