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)
childkind
manman
womanvrouw
familyfamilie
town / citystad
countryland
worldwereld
househuis
carauto
street / roadstraat
shopwinkel
doordeur
tabletafel
chairstoel
windowraam
newspaperkrant
bookboek
penbalpen
bagtas
rucksackrugzak
happinessblijdschap
loveliefde
flowerbloem
ballbal
workwerk
vacationvakantie
passportpaspoort
languagetaal
questionvraag
answerantwoord
beginning / startbegin
endeinde

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