Wast Frisie leid

Wast Frisie, or simply Frisie (Frysk; Dutch: Fries [ˈfris]) is a leid spoken maistly in the province o Friesland (Fryslân) in the north o the Netherlands, maistly bi those o Frisie auncestry.

Wast Frisie
Native taeNetherlands
RegionFriesland, Groningen
Native speakers
470,000 (2001 census)[1]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Netherlands (Province o Friesland)
Regulatit biFryske Akademy
Leid codes
ISO 639-1fy
ISO 639-2fry
ISO 639-3fry
Frisian languages in Europe.svg
Present-day distribution o the Frisie leids in Europe:
  Wast Frisie
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  1. Frisie at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Western Frisian". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.