How do you say common phrases in Dutch?

How do you say common phrases in Dutch?

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Good Morning Goedemorgen khoo-duh-mawr-ghuh
Good Evening Goedenavond khoo-duh-nah-fohnt
Good Night Goedenacht khoo-duh-nahkht
Hi / Bye Hoi / Hallo / Daag / Doei hoy / hah-loh / dahk / doo-ee
Goodbye Tot ziens toht zeens

How do you say politie in Dutch?


  1. IPA: /poː.ˈli.(t)si/, (colloquial) /pə.ˈli.(t)si/
  2. audio (Netherlands) 0:02. (file)
  3. Hyphenation: po‧li‧tie.
  4. Rhymes: -itsi.

Why is Dutch close to English?

With the exception of Frisian, Dutch is linguistically the closest language to English, with both languages being part of the West Germanic linguistic family. These means many Dutch words are cognates with English (meaning they share the same linguistic roots), giving them similar spelling and pronunciation.

What does t mean in Dutch?

In the Dutch language, the word ‘t (Dutch pronunciation: [ət]) is a contraction of the article “het”, meaning “the”. ‘t can be found as a tussenvoegsel, a word that is positioned between a person’s first and last name.

How do you pronounce koningin?


  1. IPA: /ˌkoːnɪˈŋɪn/
  2. audio. 0:02. (file)
  3. Hyphenation: ko‧nin‧gin.
  4. Rhymes: -ɪn.

How is TJ pronounced?

The sound is ‘tj’. Tjene, tja. Also, in a few words, the T-J is pronounced as the sound ‘kj’ such as in the word tjue and also in the word tjukk….Video transcript.

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Is Dutch hard to learn?

Dutch is probably the easiest language to learn for English speakers as it positions itself somewhere between German and English.

What does Alsjeblieft mean?

interjection. please [adverb] a word added to an order or request in order to be polite. if you please please. kindly [adverb] please.

What is mevr?

Mrs [noun] a polite title given to a married woman, in writing or in speaking. madam [noun] a polite form of address to a woman. mistress [noun] a female employer (of a servant) Ladyship [noun] (with Her, Your) a word used in speaking to, or about, a woman with the title ‘Lady’

What does z’n mean in Dutch?

Usage notes Otherwise the full form zijn is written out even though the pronunciation is that of z’n. However, the spelling z’n is used in formal writing in a few fixed expressions, such as met z’n drieën (“involving a group of three people”), or op z’n hoogst (“at most”).

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