Saterland Frisian

  title={Saterland Frisian},
  author={Jorg Peters},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={223 - 230}
  • J. Peters
  • Published 15 June 2017
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Saterland Frisian (Sfrs. Seeltersk) is the only living remnant of Old East Frisian. It is an endangered language, with an estimated number of 2250 speakers (Stellmacher 1998: 27) and is spoken in the municipality of the Saterland (Sfrs. Seelterlound), which is located in the federal state of Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany. 

”Wie schrieuwe Seeltersk” – a study of the orthography of Saterland Frisian literary texts

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether literary texts in Saterland Frisian correspond to the written form codified in dictionaries. In order to answer this question, two dictionaries