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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.


Can you answer these basic questions about the Dutch language?

1. What is the Dutch word for thank you?


As most of the translations in the list above are user submitted, it's quite possible for there to be mistakes on the page. If you speak Dutch and have a correction you'd like to share, feel free to leave a message below. Thanks again for any help you can provide.

The Fine Print

I don't speak Dutch myself, so there could be mistakes in the translations. Most of what is here is user-submitted, but I do try to check for accuracy and make corrections as I can. Thanks for your understanding.

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