We’ll now learn talking about parts of the human body as well as some useful Dutch words and phrases related to Health and Illnesses. Let’s hope you’ll never need them, but better be prepared than sorry as they say…

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

Body & Health in Dutch

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The Body

body [Sg]lichaam
bodies [Pl]lichamen
head [Sg]hoofd
heads [Pl]hoofden
face [Sg]gezicht
faces [Pl]gezichten
eye [Sg]oog
eyes [Pl]ogen
ear [Sg]oor
ears [Pl]oren
nose [Sg]neus
noses [Pl]neuzen
mouth [Sg]mond
mouths [Pl]monden
tongue [Sg]tong
tongues [Pl]tongen
neck [Sg]nek
necks [Pl]nekken
chest [Sg]borst
chests [Pl]borsten
back / shoulderrug

stomach [Sg]maag
stomachs [Pl]magen
heart [Sg]hart
hearts [Pl]harten
arm [Sg]arm
arms [Pl]armen
elbow [Sg]elleboog
elbows [Pl]ellebogen
hand [Sg]hand
hands [Pl]handen
right handrechterhand
left handlinkerhand
finger [Sg]vinger
fingers [Pl]vingers
leg [Sg]been
legs [Pl]benen
foot [Sg]voet
feet [Pl]voeten
tooth [Sg]tand
teeth [Pl]tanden

Health & Illnesses

ill / sickziek
ache [Sg]pijn
aches [Pl]pijnen
My [...] aches. / My [...] hurts.Mijn […] doen zeer.
Mijn […] doen pijn.

My [...] ache. / My [...] hurt.Mijn […] doet zeer.
Mijn […] doet pijn.

I have a stomach ache.Ik heb buikpijn.
My legs hurt.Mijn benen doen pijn.
medical office / doctor’s surgerydokters praktijk
chemist’s / drugstoreapotheek
illness / maladyziekte

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