Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Dutch nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Dutch“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
child kind
man man
woman vrouw
family familie
town / city stad
country land
world wereld
house huis
car auto
street / road straat
shop winkel
door deur
table tafel
chair stoel
window raam
newspaper krant
book boek
penbalpen
bag tas
rucksack rugzak
happiness blijdschap
love liefde
flower bloem
ball bal
work werk
vacation vakantie
passport paspoort
language taal
question vraag
answer antwoord
beginning / start begin
end einde
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