Low Saxon

Language draft and verb conjugation

Low Saxon is A language of Germany.It is spoken by around 1000 people. The language is spoken in North; Lower Rhine Region, Aachen to Wittenberg.

Low Saxon belongs to the Indo-European languages. The language classification is: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Saxon. There are the following dialects: Eastphalian (Ostfaelisch, Ostfälisch), Holsteinisch, Mark-Brandenburg (East Prussian, Maerkisch-Brandenburgisch, Märkisch-Brandenburgisch), Mecklenburg-Anterior Pomerania (Mecklenburgisch-Vorpommersch), Northern Low Saxon. Listed dialects are in Germany. The first 3 dialects listed are Western Low Saxon, the other 2 are Eastern Low Saxon. Not intelligible to speakers of Standard German (See: [[German, Standard]]). A direct descendant of Old Saxon, related to English (See: [[English]]). 20 to 30 dialects with differing inherent intelligibility, depending on geographic distance. They did not experience the second consonantal shift of the 8th and 9th centuries (1976 J. Thiessen). Modern forms have been largely suppressed until recently and have received much Dutch (See: [[Dutch]]) or Frisian influence, depending on the area. Low Saxon varieties are listed separately in the Netherlands, where they have official status. Pomerano is used in Latin America. Westphalian (See: [[Westphalien]]) and Plautdietsch (See: [[Plautdietsch]]) also have separate entries. . Low Saxon is also known as Low German, Nedderdütsch, Neddersassisch, Nedersaksisch, Niedersaechsisch, Plattdeutsch, Plattdüütsch.

The dialects listed are in Germany. The first three dialects listed are Western Low Saxon, the other two are Eastern Low Saxon. Not intelligible to speakers of Standard German. A direct descendant of Old Saxon, related to English. 20 to 30 dialects with differing inherent intelligibility, depending on geographic distance. They did not experience the second consonantal shift of the 8th and 9th centuries (J. Thiessen, U. of Winnipeg 1976). Its modern forms have been largely suppressed until recently, and have received much German, Dutch, or Frisian influence, depending on the area. Low Saxon varieties listed as separate entries in the Netherlands, where they have official status. Pomerano is used in Latin America. Westphaelian and Plautdietsch also have separate entries. Most speakers in Germany are bilingual in Standard German. Officially recognized as a regional (separate) language in 8 states of Germany and in the northeastern provinces of the Netherlands. Recognized as a regional (separate) language by the European Charta on Languages. Printed fairly widely outside Europe, particularly in North and Latin America, Australia, Southern Africa, Eastern Europe (Siberia, Kazakhstan). Dictionary. Bible 1478-1534.

Sample verbs

arbeeden, arven, fodern, hosten, hüüren, setten, sien, snacken, sweeten, ween, wesen,