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West Low German
Spoken in Germany, Netherlands, Denmark
Total speakers 10,000,000 (Estimation)
Language family Indo-European
Language codes
ISO 639-1 None
ISO 639-2 nds
ISO 639-3 nds

West Low German (also known as Low Saxon, or Plattdeutsch in German) is a group of Low German dialects spoken in the Northwest German states of Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia (the Westphalian part), Bremen, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Saxony-Anhalt (western areas), in the northeast of the Netherlands and by a minority in the southernmost part of Denmark. Together with East Low German it forms Low German.

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List of dialects

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In Germany

In the Netherlands

The Dutch Low Saxon varieties, which are also defined as Dutch dialects, consist of:

In Denmark


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