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Zeeuws

A language of Netherlands

ISO 639-3zea

Population  220,000.
Region  Zeeland Province, South Holland Province. Islands in Rhine-Scheldt Delta have their own dialects.
Language map  Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands
Alternate names   Zeaws
Dialects  Goerees, Flakkees, Schouws, Duvelands, Fluplands, Bevelands, Walchers, Axels, Kezands.
Classification  Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Franconian
Language use  Also use Dutch [nld].
Language development  Literacy rate in L2: 99% Dutch. Bible portions: 1980–2003.
Comments  Recognition under Part 2 of the European Charter requested (2001). SOV. Christian.
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