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How To Tell The Time In Dutch

To be able to tell the time in Dutch is a good skill to have and relevant to almost everything you will do if you interact with Dutch people, live, or visit the Netherlands. You do not want to be late meeting your Dutch friends, family or colleagues, the...

Learn the Dutch Alphabet and Pronunciation (Pronunciation with Audio)

The Dutch alphabet contains the same 26 letters as the English alphabet, although the names of the letters are pronounced differently, which may cause confusion.  Dutch is entirely phonetic, meaning that every letter has only one sound. So, once you learn the alphabet, you have laid a solid foundation...

How To Name And Pronounce Colors In Dutch (Pronunciation with Audio)

Learn the names of different colors in Dutch, including shades of color. Here are the names of the basic colors in Dutch: zwart svart black wit vit white rood roat red geel khayl yellow blauw blow blue groen khroon green oranje ohranju orange roze rohse pink paars paars purple...

How to count in Dutch (plus audio, pronunciation)

How to count in Dutch? With a lot of things in our life like time, money, travelling and business situations you need to be able to understand or say Dutch numbers. For English-speaking people Dutch numbers have some tricky aspects. We’re going to look at : Dutch numbers until...

How to Say Happy Birthday in the Dutch Language (Pronunciation with Audio)

In the Netherlands birthdays are very important celebratory social events.  So, if you have Dutch acquaintances, friends or family it’s expected of you that you show good manners and congratulate the person on his or her birthday. The most common ways are: “Gefeliciteerd” which literally means congratulations or you...