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What’s with this “Wren” thing?
The oldest extant version of the fable
are presenting here appeared in 1913 in the first volume of a two-volume anthology
Saxon folktales (Plattdeutsche
Volksmärchen “Low German Folktales”)
collected by Wilhelm Wisser (1843–1935). Read
and honeycombed by the North Sea,
Zealand is the homeland of many an historic
seafarer who helped to establish
overseas creole languages.
Language information: Zealandic varieties are very closely related to Western Flemish, being typologically intermediate
between Hollandish and Western Flemish. Zealandic varieties are by many considered
to constitute a group or language in conjunction with them.
creole languages seem to be partly based upon Zealandic.
Some Zealandic language
activists have been endeavoring to have their language varieties officially
recognized as a regional language of the Netherlands, so
here to read more.]
Genealogy: Indo-European > Germanic > Western > Low German > Low Franconian > Southwestern
Historical Lowlands language contacts: English, Frisian