Category: Language

Just like the Netherlands itself, the Dutch language has a long and rich history. The language originated from the Germanic language, just like English and German do.

Because the Dutch have spread all over the world over the centuries, Dutch is also used as the first language in various places in the world. But you can also find influences from the Dutch language in countries where Dutch is not the first language.

For example, many American words can be traced back to the Dutch language. In this category about the Dutch language, you will find all blogs related to this topic.

 

This will allow you to find out where Dutch is all spoken, and which words and names in America can be traced back to the Dutch language.

May 17, 2021
Do Dutch People Understand German? We Find Out

"Wait, you are Dutch? So that means you speak German right?" It is a question almost every Dutch will hear […]

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December 6, 2020
Dutch And Afrikaans: Are They Mutually Intelligible?

The world of linguistics is one of the most amazing places you can find yourself in, not just because you […]

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