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Food is the fourth (assuming left to right) skill in the Dutch language tree. In these five lessons, the learner of Dutch is introduced to basic words about food. The learner of Dutch is not introduced to particularly Dutch food until the last skill.

Tips and NotesEdit

DipthongsEdit

Dutch has 15 seperate dipthongs. These are groups of vowels that have a different sound when combined together. These dipthongs are:

  • aai
  • ae
  • ai
  • au
  • eeu
  • ei
  • eu
  • ie
  • ieu
  • oe
  • ou
  • oi
  • ooi
  • oei
  • ui

LessonsEdit

Lesson 1Edit

  • de sinaasappel = orange
  • de vis = fish
  • de kip = chicken
  • de wijn = wine
  • de koffie = coffee
  • het ei = egg
  • het bord = plate

Lesson 2Edit

  • de suiker = sugar
  • het ontbijt = breakfast
  • het fruit = fruit
  • het middageten = lunch
  • de lunch = lunch
  • de pasta = pasta
  • de kaas = cheese

Lesson 3Edit

  • het bier = beer
  • de soep = soup
  • het rundvlees = beef
  • de tomaat = tomato
  • de aardbei = strawberry
  • de citroen = lemon
  • de limoen = lime

Lesson 4Edit

  • het eten = food, meal
  • de maaltijd = meal
  • de vegetariër = vegetarian
  • het vlees = meat
  • het avondeten = dinner
  • de thee = tea
  • de groente = vegetable(s)
  • het varkensvlees = pork

Lesson 5Edit

  • de banaan = banana
  • de olie = oil
  • peper = pepper
  • het zout = salt
  • de honger = hunger
  • de dorst = thirst
  • lekker = delicious, tasty

ReferencesEdit

Duolingo Lesson: www.duolingo.com/skill/dn/Food

Website that explains the dipthongs and their pronounciation: http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=SpellingAndPronunciation.12%22

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