Achterhooks (Dutch: Achterhoeks, Dutch Low Saxon: Achterhooks) is a Dutch Low Saxon dialect spoken in Gelderland.
The Achterhooks language is spoken in the Netherlands in western Europe, Northeast, with speakers concentrated in Gelderland Province.
The language was recognized by the government of the Netherlands in 1996 (as being part of Low Saxonian).
The speech variety has had some growth and development, with Bible portions translated in 2002.
- ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Achterhoeks". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- ^ a b c Achterhooks dialect at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)