The Frisian languages were once considered to be the closest living languages to English until they decided to consider Scots a separate language rather than dialect. West Frisian is the most commonly spoken dialect group of Frisian, where East Frisian (the least spoken) is the closest to Old English. West Frisian is spoken primarily in the province of Fryslân (or Friesland) in the Netherlands, but it can also be heard in parts of Canada, Michigan and various.
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