Frisian is a West Germanic language still widely spoken in parts of the northern Netherlands (where it has official status), as well as by two very small (and disappearing) communities in northern Germany. Frisian is the continental Germanic language most closely related to English.
Euromosaic - Frisian
Sociolinguistic survey of the use of Frisian as a major minority language in the northern Netherlands, and as a much smaller minority language in two pockets of northern Germany. Collection of links. Bilingual site (English and French).
Fryske Akademy (Frisian Academy)
Institution (headquarters in Ljouwert/Leeuwarden) devoted to the standardization and preservation of the Frisian language. Trilingual site (Frisian, English and Dutch).
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