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Encyclopedia > Mooring (North Frisian dialect)

Mooring or Bökingharde Frisian (Böökinghiirder frasch) is a dialect of the North Frisian language spoken in Niebüll and the amt of Bökingharde in the German region of North Frisia. The name Mooring refers to the Risum Bog (Risem Moor or Risem Måår). The dialect forms part of the mainland group of North Frisian dialects. A dialect (from the Greek word διάλεκτος, dialektos) is a variety of a language used by people from a particular geographic area. ... North Frisian is a minority language of Germany, spoken by about 10,000 people in North Frisia. ... Niebüll (Danish: Nibøl, Frisian: Naibel) is a town in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... An Amt is a name for subnational administrative units used in some northern European countries. ... Amt Bökingharde in the district of Nordfriesland Bökingharde (danish Bøking Herred) is an Amt (collective municipality) in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... North Frisia is the northernmost portion of Frisia, located primarily in Germany. ... Lütt-Witt Moor, a bog in Henstedt-Ulzburg in northern Germany. ...

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Bilingual town sign (German-Mooring) in Niebüll

Mooring is often used as a North Frisian lingua franca, especially on the internet, and there is a Mooring Frisian primary school in Risum. Niebüll (Danish: Nibøl, Frisian: Naibel) is a town in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... Lingua franca, literally Frankish language in Italian, was originally a mixed language consisting largely of Italian plus a vocabulary drawn from Turkish, Persian, French, Greek and Arabic and used for communication throughout the Middle East. ... Primary or elementary education consists of the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ...


External links

  • Friisk Foriining (Mooring North Frisian)

 
 

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