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English to Dutch: Random Words and Phrases

If you want to learn some random words and phrases - ones that might not be in a standard Dutch textbook, then you've come to the right place!

Below are two lists of random translations, each presented from English to Dutch. First up is a list of random words, followed by the list of random phrases.

Note: Words in bold added during the last update. You can also view this list of random words and phrases from Dutch to English.

Random Words (English to Dutch):

Book ➔ Boek

Candelabra ➔ Luchter

Children ➔ Kinderen

Christmas ➔ Kerstmis

Cool ➔ Tof

Cops ➔ Politie

Cow ➔ Koe

Good ➔ Goed

Hypnotize ➔ Hypnotiseren

Key ➔ Sleutel

Lucky ➔ Geluk

Pretty woman (slang) ➔ Sma (straattaal)

Red ➔ Rood

Road / Away ➔ Weg

Servant ➔ Bediende

Sweet ➔ Lekker

Sweet ➔ Lief

Sweet ➔ Zoet

Textbook ➔ Leerboek

Theory ➔ Theorie

Waiter ➔ Ober

Wizard ➔ Tovenaar

(Means if someone is hot / sexy or the like) ➔ Lekker ding!

Random Phrases (English to Dutch):

Free Webspace ➔ Gratis Webruimte

I'm speaking Dutch ➔ Ik spreek Nederlands

I'm tired ➔ Ik ben moe

You are a... ➔ Je bent een...

*This list of random Dutch words last updated: March 19, 2018.


Can you answer these questions about random words and phrases in Dutch?

1. What is the English translation of lekker ding?


As many 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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