When introducing yourself in Dutch, you might want to talk about where you’re from and which languages you speak. Most Dutch names of countries and languages are quite different from English, so make sure to memorize at least those that are most important to you.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Countries & Languages

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America

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
AmericaAmerika
american languageAmerikaanse taal
in American (English)in het Amerikaans (Engels)
from Americauit Amerika
AmericanAmerikaan
americanAmerikaans

Austria

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
AustriaOostenrijk
austrian languageOostenrijkse taal
in Austrianin het Oostenrijks
from Austriauit Oostenrijk
AustrianOostenrijker
austrianOostenrijks

England

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
EnglandEngeland
english languageEngelse taal
in Englishin het Engels
from Englanduit Engeland
English / EnglishmanEngelsman
englishEngels

France

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
FranceFrankrijk
french languageFranse taal
in Frenchin het Frans
from Franceuit Frankrijk
French / FrenchmanFransman
frenchFrans

Germany

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
GermanyDuitsland
german languageDuitsetaal
in Germanin het Duits
from Germanyuit Duitsland
GermanDuitser
germanDuits

Italy

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
ItalyItalië
italian languageItaliaanse taal
in Italianin het Italiaans
from Italyuit Italië
ItalianItaliaans
italianItaliaan

Poland

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
PolandPolen
polish languagePoolse taal
in Polishin het Pools
from Polanduit Polen
PolishPool
polishPools

Russia

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
RussiaRusland
russian languageRussische taal
in Russianin het Russisch
from Russiauit Rusland
RussianRus
russianRussisch

Spain

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
SpainSpanje
spanish languageSpaanse taal
in Spanishin het Spaans
from Spainuit Spanje
Spanish / SpaniardSpanjaard
spanishSpaans

Switzerland

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
SwitzerlandZwitserland
swiss languageZwitserse taal
in Swissin het Zwitsers
from Switzerlanduit Zwitserland
SwissZwitsers
swissZwitsers
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