Dutch, the language of twenty million Dutch and Flemish people by Omer Vandeputte

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Published by Flemish-Netherlands Foundation, Stichting Ons Erfdeel in Rekkem .

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  • Dutch language

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-63).

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StatementO. Vandeputte, P. Vincent, T. Hermans.
ContributionsVincent, Paul, Hermans, Theo.
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17030471M
ISBN 109070831937
OCLC/WorldCa35099259

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 64 pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Other Titles: Dutch, the language of 20, Dutch and. Dutch, the language of twenty million Dutch and Flemish people. [Rekkem, Belgium]: Flemish-Netherlands Foundation, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Omer Vandeputte; Paul Vincent; Theo Hermans.

Dutch (Nederlands (help info)) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands (where it is the sole official language countrywide) and Belgium (as one of three official languages).

It is the third-most-widely spoken Germanic language, after its close Ethnicity: Dutch, Flemings, Indo, Surinamese. Dutch people (Dutch: Nederlanders) or the Dutch are a Germanic ethnic group and nation native to the Netherlands. They share a common ancestry, culture and speak the Dutch people and their descendants are found in migrant communities worldwide, notably in Aruba, Suriname, Guyana, Curaçao, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and the United : 1, More than 22 million people speak Dutch-primarily in the Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, and the Antilles.

Roland Willemyns here offers a well-researched and highly readable survey of the Dutch language in all its historical, geographic, and social by: Dutch (Nederlands) is a language which comes from the Netherlands and is the country's official language.

It is also spoken in the northern half of Belgium (the region called Flanders), and in the South American country of Suriname.A language known as Afrikaans was developed from Dutch by the people in southern Africa and is now spoken mainly in South Africa but also in nearby Namibia.

What’s it called. First, some terminology. Dutch is spoken in a part of Belgium called Vlaanderen (roughly the northern half, bordering the North Sea and the Netherlands). Therefore, the language spoken there is sometimes called Vlaams (Flemish).

To complicate matters, it is also called Belgisch Nederlands (Belgian Dutch) and Zuid-Nederlands (Southern Dutch). A Dictionary of Dutch & Flemish Still Life Painters Working in Oils Berlitz Dutch Phrase Book and Dictionary (Berlitz Phrase Books) by Berlitz | 28 Nov Dutch: The Language of Twenty Million Dutch and Flemish People.

by Omer Vandeputte, P. Vincent, et al. Flemish (Vlaams) also called Flemish Dutch (Vlaams-Nederlands), Belgian Dutch (Belgisch-Nederlands [ˈbɛlɣis ˈneːdərlɑnts] ()), or Southern Dutch (Zuid-Nederlands) is a Low Franconian dialect cluster of the Dutch language, as spoken in Flanders, a historical region in northern Belgium, by Flemings, the dominant ethnic group of the region.

Along with Flanders, it is also spoken to some Language family: Indo-European. What is Flemish. [Flemish (Vlaams) is the Dutch language as spoken in Flanders and parts of the is a special case- not a the language of twenty million Dutch and Flemish people book and not a dialect.

It has no official status or anything comparable. Wikipedia says that Flemish is the term for a limited group of non-standardised dialects. This lesson is about Flemish, i.e. the differences between Dutch as spoken in the.

A2A There are many Flemish dialects but there isn’t a standard Flemish. Dutch has also many dialects but also has a standard official Dutch. Here is fragment from typical West-Flemish song text which would be quite difficult or maybe impossible to. The truth about DUTCH people | Dutch Stereotypes Explained | Netherlands culture, language, etc.

- Duration: Li views. The Dutch Language: Dutch is the official language of the Netherlands and is one of three official languages in Belgium, where it is called Flemish. Pimsleur’s Dutch teaches Standard Dutch, or “Newsreader Dutch,” which is the dialect most widely spoken in the Netherlands.

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Willemyns tells a /5. Fragments from some of the highlights of Middle Dutch literature have been fully annotated (with English translations where appropriate). Vandeputte, O. Dutch: The Language of Twenty Million Dutch and Flemish People.

Trl. by Theo Hermans and Paul Vincent. Dutch language, a West Germanic language that is the national language of the Netherlands and, with French and German, one of the three official languages of Belgium.

Although speakers of English usually call the language of the Netherlands ‘Dutch’ and that of. Flemish far more than a dialect of Dutch.

I'd like to congratulate you on the fact that you make a difference betweenDutch and Flemish in your feature on Languages across people here. Dutch (Nederlands(helpinfo)) is a West Germanic language spoken by over 22 million people natively[1][2] and over 5 million people as a second language.[3] Most native speakers live in the Netherlands and Belgium with smaller speech communities in parts of France, Germany and former Dutch colonies.

It is closely related to neighboring West Germanic languages, especially Low. (source: Nielsen Book Data) From the author of "The Structure of Modernist Poetry" and "Dutch: The Language of 20 Million Dutch and Flemish People", this book provides a documentary history of the Flemish movement and the role it played as a social, intellectual and political force in Belgium.

- Explore panbread1's board "learning Dutch" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Learn dutch, Dutch and Learning pins. Dutch, the official language, is spoken by around 90% of the population. Aroundpeople, or % of the population, speak Frisian as their first language, mainly in the northern province of Friesland, where it is recognized as an official language.

Turkish and Arabic are alsoFile Size: KB. The official answer is 'they are the same language' as they both keep to the rules set for the language Nederlands.

The rules are set so that all common use within the official languages in both the Dutch speaking part of Belgium and the Netherlands follow them, but the people often take the different options. Key differences between Dutch and Flemish Pronunciation. The most obvious difference when talking with or listening to speakers of Dutch and Flemish is the pronunciation.

Even to the untrained ear, the two dialects sound very different. While Flemish tends towards French pronunciations, Dutch in the Netherlands has more of an English feel.

Dutch (Nederlands (help info)) is a West Germanic language and the native language of the majority of the population of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Suriname, the three member states of the Dutch Language speakers live in the European Union, where it is a first language for about 23 million and a second language for another 5 million people.

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arrow_drop_down - Online dictionaries, vocabulary, conjugation, grammar Toggle navigation. This doesn’t mean that the Flemish are more uptight, though. Similarly, in English the formal you has become the universal form of address, while the informal thou has died out. This makes talking to people in Flanders much easier, because you only have to know how to conjugate the u form of the verb.

(I won’t mention those parts of Flanders where they use ge as a whole separate form of Author: Ross Mcqueen. The Dutch language is currently spoken by around 28 million people worldwide and is recognised as an official language in Suriname, Belgium, and the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ four constituent shares many similarities with modern German and English, and originated from the same language group over 1, years : Tom Coggins.

Dutch is the official language of the Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, and the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten. It is spoken by nearly 23 million people worldwide, and is one of the official languages of the EU. What is the difference between Dutch and Flemish.

Flemish is mainly spoken in the northern part of Belgium (Flanders). Dutch language, member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages Germanic languages, subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages, spoken by about million people in many parts of the world, but chiefly in Europe and the Western Hemisphere.

Lexus Baruch, 'Dutch at Your Fingertips', Hippocrene Handy Dictionaries, Hippocrene Books, New York, ISBN Leonard Bloomfield, 'Spoken Dutch', Spoken Language Services, Ithaca, N.Y. Booij, 'The phonology of Dutch', Oxford UK, Clarendon Press, New York, Oxford University Press, Pierre Brachin, 'The Dutch language: a survey' Translation of 'Langue.

Dutch is spoken by approximately 14 million people (, estimate). Dutch belongs to the West Germanic group of the Indo-European language family.

It has the following dialects: northwestern (North Dutch), south central (Brabantine and East Flemish), southwestern (West Flemish and Zeeland), northeastern (Saxon), and southeastern (Limburg). This book contains lucid chapters on Dutch, Frisian and Afrikaans in addition to general information on Germanic which is ultimately relevant to the history of Dutch.

It is intended for use by undergraduates and laymen. VANDEPUTTE, O. (i.a.) Dutch - the language of. Reckoned by the number of people who speak it, Dutch is the third Germanic language.

It comes after English and German, but is spoken by far more people than Swedish, Danish, Norwegian or Frisian. In fact, with its approximately twenty-two million speakers Dutch is about the same size as Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Frisian taken all together.

Flemish is a is a type of Dutch which is spoken by people in is the same as Dutch, but there are some typical words added. Dutch became the official language of the northern part of Belgium in The biggest difference from Dutch is the pronunciation. V., Namur The story with Flemish soldiers who died without understanding French speaking officers is a romantic Flemish legend.

In a law imposed the knowledge of the Dutch. Dutch (Nederlands (helpinfo)) is a West Germanic language that is spoken in the European Union by about 23 million people as a first language—including most of the population of the Netherlands and about sixty percent that of Belgium—and by another 5 million as a second language.

It is the third most widely spoken Germanic language, after German and English. Dutch has developed over the Early forms: Old Dutch#N#Middle DutchDutch. The Dutch, on the other hand, often think that Flemish is very colourful, or that the Flemish are very meticulous in their use of the language.

Others think it is a bit of a funny little lingo. In fact, the Dutch and the Flemish speak many variants of the same language. It even varies within one country: the language in Amsterdam is as. Additionally you have outliers like Polders Dutch (which differs mainly in pronunciation of dipthongs), Pennsylvania Dutch, and Afrikaans.

More than twenty-million people in the world speak some version of Dutch, and while someone from the year wouldn’t recognize any of it – it’s all related, and that, in my opinion, is amazing.

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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