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Languages Most Similar to Dutch

Can you guess which languages have the highest level of similarity to Dutch (in written form)? Good luck!
Only includes languages which are official in at least one country.
Index on a 0 to 100 scale with lower numbers indicating higher similarity.
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Last updated: November 19, 2022
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First submittedNovember 15, 2022
Times taken73
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Index
Language
2,9
Afrikaans
5,6
Flemish
18,7
German
21,1
Luxembourgish
22,0
Frisian
23,3
Swedish
27,2
English
28,5
Norwegian
30,0
Yiddish
31,9
Danish
32,7
Faroese
34,8
Icelandic
55,8
Romanian
56,0
Italian
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Level 87
Nov 15, 2022
I really expected to see Frisian.
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Level 44
Nov 16, 2022
Exactly. Also Frisian is on that application, and its approximity to Dutch is 22,0.

PS. I have used this application for fun. Some of its comparisons are questionable, but it is nevertheless good in differentiating closely and more distantly related languages from randomly chosen language pairs.

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Level 51
Nov 17, 2022
Completely. this tool can be used more for fun than for a very scientific approcah. However, I find it pretty interesting.
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Level 51
Nov 17, 2022
The value of the index for Frisian is 22,0, so it could, but it's only a regional language (in its official status). However, I could have had it as text, like for Flemish, Yiddish and Faroese. I'll see. Thanks for the remark!