Common Dutch Phrases
Hoping to learn some common Dutch words and phrases? This is the page for you!
This page contains 22 essential translations to help you communicate in Dutch. Includes phrases like yes and no, please and thank you, what's your name?, and can you help me?.
Note: Words in bold added during the last update. You can also view this list of common words and phrases from English to Dutch.
Common Dutch Words and Phrases:
Saying Yes and No in Dutch:
Ja ➔ Yes
Nee ➔ No
Misschien ➔ Maybe
Saying "Please", "Thank You", and "You're Welcome" in Dutch:
Alstublieft ➔ Please / Here you go
Bedankt ➔ Thank you
Dank je wel ➔ Thank you very much
Graag gedaan ➔ You are welcome
Requesting a Person's Name in Dutch:
Hoe heet je? ➔ What's your name?
Ik heet (naam) ➔ My name is (name)
Ik reis samen met (name). ➔ I'm traveling with (name).
Dat is mijn vader ➔ That's my father
Other Useful Dutch Phrases:
Hoe voel je je? ➔ How do you feel?
Ben zo terug ➔ Be right back
Hoe laat is het? ➔ What's the time?
Ik ben Nederlands ➔ I am Dutch
Ik hou van jou ➔ I love you
Kun je me helpen? ➔ Can you help me?
Spreek je engels? ➔ Do you speak English?
Ik spreek geen Nederlands. ➔ I don't speak any Dutch.
Waar is het vliegveld? ➔ Where is the airport?
Waar vertrekt de trein? ➔ Where does the train leave?
Wanneer kom je naar Nederland? ➔ When do you come to The Netherlands?
*Basic Dutch words list last updated: March 18, 2018.
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