|Region||Northeast, Stellingwerven region, Friesland Province. Centers are Oosterwolde and Wolvega.|
Official language in
Stellingwarfs (Dutch: Stellingwerfs) is the form of Dutch Low Saxon spoken in Ooststellingwerf and Weststellingwerf in the Dutch province of Friesland, and also in Steenwijkerland and Westerveld in the Dutch province of Overijssel and Drenthe .
Some include Veenkoloniaals within Stellingwarfs; Veenkoloniaals is spoken in the village of Noordwolde, Friesland.
The language was recognized by the government of the Netherlands in 1996 (as being part of Low Saxon).
Stellingwarfs is easily intelligible for many Dutch people. There is modern literature in Stellingwarfs.
|Low Saxon edition of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia|
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Stellingwerfs". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.