Bökingharde North Frisian

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Bökingharde Frisian (Böökinghiirder frasch), also known as Mooring, is a dialect of the North Frisian language spoken in Niebüll and the amt of Bökingharde in the German region of North Frisia. The dialect forms part of the mainland group of North Frisian dialects.[2]

Bökingharde Frisian
Böökinghiirder frasch
Bilingual town sign (German-Mooring) in Niebüll
Native toGermany
RegionBökingharde, Nordfriesland
  • East Mooring
  • West Mooring
Language codes
ISO 639-3
North Frisian dialects

The Mooring subdialects are spoken in the Risum Bog (Risem Moor or Risem Måår). Mooring is often used as a North Frisian lingua franca, especially on the internet, and there is a Mooring Frisian primary school in Risum-Lindholm.



Capital letters and digraphs
A Aa Ai Au Ä Ää Äi Å Åå E Ee I Ii O Oo Ou Ö Öö Öi U Uu Ü Üü
Lowercase letters and digraphs
a aa ai au ä ää äi å åå e ee i ii o oo ou ö öö öi u uu ü üü
IPA value
a ai au ɛ ɛː ɛi ʌ ʌː ɛ, ə[a] i, ɪ ɔ ɔː ɔu œ œː œi ʊ ʏ
  1. ^ unstressed pronunciation


Capital letters and digraphs
B Ch D Dj F G H J K L Lj M N Ng Nj P R S Sch T Tj W
Lowercase letters and digraphs
b ch d dj f g h j k l lj m n ng nj p r s sch t tj w
IPA value
b x d /dj/, [ɟ] f ɡ, w, j[a] h j k l /lj/, [ʎ] m n ŋ /nj/, [ɲ] p ʀ s, z[b] ʃ t /tj/, [c] v
  1. ^ /g/ is [w], [j] or deleted intervocalically
  2. ^ /s/ in initial position, /z/ between vowels


  1. ^ "b" (PDF). The Linguasphere Register. p. 142. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 August 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Boekingharde" (in German). Nordfriisk Instituut. Retrieved 2 September 2012.

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