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Siegmund
Thursday, October 28th, 2004, 04:54 AM
Another good linguistic site for anyone interested in Low Saxon. De Tuunkrüper (The Wren) is "a Low Saxon (Low German) folktale in various orthographies with translations into other dialects and languages":


http://www.sassisch.net/rhahn/low-saxon/ls-story.html
Low Saxon variants include the Northern, Eastern Friesland, Groningen, Stellingwerven, Drenthe, Westphalian and Mennonite ("Plautdietsch") dialects.

Other Germanic language translations include Afrikaans, Appalachian, Brabantish, Danish, Standard Dutch, English, Flemish, Frisian (Westerlauwer), German (Standard), Jutish (Western), Limburgish, Middelsprake, Missingsch, Scots, Yiddish and Zeelandic (Zeêuws).

There are a number of Romance, Celtic, Slavonic and Altaic translations as well.