Languages similar to or like Dutch language

West Germanic language spoken by about 24 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands and Belgium (as one of three official languages). Wikipedia

  • Germanic languages

    The Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of about 515 million people mainly in Europe, North America, Oceania and Southern Africa. World's most widely spoken language with an estimated 2 billion speakers. Wikipedia

  • Dutch people

    Dutch people (Dutch: ) or the Dutch, are a West Germanic ethnic group and nation native to the Netherlands. They share a common ancestry and culture and speak the Dutch language. Wikipedia

  • German language

    West Germanic language mainly spoken in Central Europe. Most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italian South Tyrol and parts of southwestern Poland. Wikipedia

  • Afrikaans

    West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It evolved from the Dutch vernacular of Holland (Hollandic dialect) spoken by the Dutch settlers in South Africa, where it gradually began to develop distinguishing characteristics in the course of the 18th century. Wikipedia

  • Languages of the Netherlands

    Dutch, spoken by almost all people in the Netherlands. Also spoken and official in Aruba, Bonaire, Belgium, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten and Suriname. Wikipedia

  • Dutch-language literature

    Dutch-language literature comprises all writings of literary merit written through the ages in the Dutch language, a language which currently has around 23 million native speakers. Produce of Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, the Netherlands Antilles and of formerly Dutch-speaking regions, such as French Flanders, South Africa, and Indonesia. Wikipedia

  • Linguistic category used to classify a number of historical and contemporary West Germanic varieties closely related to, and including, the Dutch language. Most dialects and languages included within the category are spoken in the Netherlands, northern Belgium (Flanders), in the Nord department of France, in western Germany (Lower Rhine), as well as in Suriname, South Africa and Namibia. Wikipedia

  • Netherlands

    Country primarily located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean. Largest of four constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Wikipedia

  • Dutch dialects

    Dutch dialects are primarily the dialects that are both cognate with the Dutch language and are spoken in the same language area as the Dutch standard language. Dutch dialects are remarkably diverse and are found in the Netherlands and northern Belgium. Wikipedia

  • Limburgish

    Group of East Low Franconian varieties spoken in the Belgian and Dutch provinces both named Limburg and some neighbouring areas of Germany. Generally used as the colloquial language in daily speech. Wikipedia

  • Danish language

    North Germanic language spoken by about six million people, principally in Denmark, Greenland and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status. Also, minor Danish-speaking communities are found in Norway, Sweden, Spain, the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Wikipedia

  • Terminology of the Low Countries

    The Low Countries comprise the coastal Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta region in Western Europe, whose definition usually includes the modern countries of Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Both Belgium and the Netherlands derived their names from earlier names for the region, due to nether meaning "low" and Belgica being the Latinized name for all the Low Countries, a nomenclature that went obsolete after Belgium's secession in 1830. Wikipedia

  • English language

    West Germanic language first spoken in early medieval England, which eventually became the leading language of international discourse in the 21st century. Named after the Angles, one of the ancient Germanic peoples that migrated to the area of Great Britain that later took their name, England. Wikipedia

  • History of the Dutch language

    West Germanic language, that originated from the Old Frankish dialects. Among the words with which Dutch has enriched the English vocabulary are: brandy, coleslaw, cookie, cruiser, dock, easel, freight, landscape, spook, stoop, and yacht. Wikipedia

  • West Germanic languages

    The West Germanic languages constitute the largest of the three branches of the Germanic family of languages (the others being the North Germanic and the extinct East Germanic languages). The three most prevalent West Germanic languages are English, German, and Dutch. Wikipedia

  • Swedish language

    North Germanic language spoken natively by 10 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language) and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish. Largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and Danish, although the degree of mutual intelligibility is largely dependent on the dialect and accent of the speaker. Wikipedia

  • Low German

    West Germanic language variety spoken mainly in Northern Germany and the northeastern part of the Netherlands. Also spoken to a lesser extent in the German diaspora worldwide . Wikipedia

  • Old Saxon

    Germanic language and the earliest recorded form of Low German . West Germanic language, closely related to the Anglo-Frisian languages. Wikipedia

  • Old Dutch

    Set of Franconian dialects spoken in the Low Countries during the Early Middle Ages, from around the 5th to the 12th century. Mostly recorded on fragmentary relics, and words have been reconstructed from Middle Dutch and Old Dutch loanwords in French. Wikipedia

  • Norwegian language

    North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is an official language. Along with Swedish and Danish, Norwegian forms a dialect continuum of more or less mutually intelligible local and regional varieties; some Norwegian and Swedish dialects, in particular, are very close. Wikipedia

  • Gothic language

    Extinct East Germanic language that was spoken by the Goths. Known primarily from the Codex Argenteus, a 6th-century copy of a 4th-century Bible translation, and is the only East Germanic language with a sizable text corpus. Wikipedia

  • Maltese language

    Semitic language spoken by the Maltese people. National language of Malta and the only Semitic official language of the European Union. Wikipedia

  • Collective name for a number of closely related West Germanic dialects whose ancestor was Old Dutch and was spoken and written between 1150 and 1500. No overarching standard language, but all dialects were mutually intelligible. Wikipedia

  • Part of the Indo-European language family. Each subfamily in this list contains subgroups and individual languages. Wikipedia

  • French language

    Romance language of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. Wikipedia

  • Dutch Language Union

    International regulatory institution that governs issues regarding the Dutch language. Best known for its spelling reforms which are promulgated by member states, grammar books, the Green Booklet and its support of Dutch language courses and studies worldwide. Wikipedia

  • Romanian language

    Balkan Romance language spoken by approximately 24–26 million people as a native language, primarily in Romania and Moldova, and by another 4 million people as a second language. According to another estimate, there are about 34 million people worldwide who can speak Romanian, of whom 30 million speak it as a native language. Wikipedia

  • Frisian languages

    The Frisian languages are a closely related group of West Germanic languages, spoken by about 500,000 Frisian people, who live on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands and Germany. The Frisian languages are the closest living language group to the Anglic languages; the two groups make up the Anglo-Frisian languages group and together with the Low German dialects these form the North Sea Germanic languages. Wikipedia

  • List of official, or otherwise administratively-recognized, languages of sovereign countries, regions, and supra-national institutions. Afar: Wikipedia

  • Languages of Belgium

    The Kingdom of Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French, and German. A number of non-official, minority languages and dialects are spoken as well. Wikipedia

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  • Upon formation, the country was named the Union of South Africa in English and Unie van Zuid-Afrika in Dutch, reflecting its origin from the unification of four formerly separate British colonies.South Africa-Wikipedia
  • The West Germanic languages, however, have undergone extensive dialectal subdivision and are now represented in modern languages such as English, German, Dutch, Yiddish, Afrikaans, and others.German language-Wikipedia
  • The Low Franconian dialects fall within a linguistic category used to classify a number of historical and contemporary West Germanic varieties most closely related to, and including, the Dutch language.German language-Wikipedia
  • Amsterdam has been one of the municipalities in the Netherlands which provided immigrants with extensive and free Dutch-language courses, which have benefited many immigrants.Amsterdam-Wikipedia
  • The official language is Dutch, which is spoken by the vast majority of the inhabitants.Netherlands-Wikipedia
  • In English, the Netherlands is also called Holland or (part of) the Low Countries, whereas the term "Dutch" is used as the demonym and adjectival form.Netherlands-Wikipedia
  • The country's official language is Dutch, with West Frisian as a secondary official language in the province of Friesland, and English and Papiamento as secondary official languages in the Caribbean Netherlands.Netherlands-Wikipedia
  • The hypothesis 'everything is everywhere', first stated in Dutch by Lourens G.M. Baas Becking in 1934, describes the theory that the distribution of organisms smaller than 2mm is cosmopolitan where habitats occur that support their growth.Endemism-Wikipedia
  • English is classified as a Germanic language because it shares innovations with other Germanic languages such as Dutch, German, and Swedish.English language-Wikipedia
  • In Dutch, Scots, English, and German, all languages with a long history in this trade and maritime-oriented city, the name Gothenburg is or was (in the case of German) used for the city.Gothenburg-Wikipedia
  • There are also regional languages spoken in France, such as Occitan, Breton, Catalan, Flemish (Dutch dialect), Alsatian (German dialect), Basque, and Corsican.France-Wikipedia
  • Also a dozen of university colleges are located in Brussels, including two drama schools, founded in 1832: the French-speaking Conservatoire Royal and its Dutch-speaking equivalent, the Koninklijk Conservatorium.Brussels-Wikipedia
  • Brooklyn's official motto, displayed on the Borough seal and flag, is Eendraght Maeckt Maght, which translates from early modern Dutch as "Unity makes strength".Brooklyn-Wikipedia
  • Romance words make respectively 59%, 20% and 14% of English, German and Dutch vocabularies.Latin-Wikipedia
  • Historically a Dutch-speaking city (Brabantian dialect to be exact), over the two past centuries French (specifically Belgian French) has become the majority language and lingua franca in Brussels.Brussels-Wikipedia
  • German is most similar to other languages within the West Germanic language branch, including Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German (Low Saxon), Luxembourgish, Scots, and Yiddish.German language-Wikipedia
  • The Université libre de Bruxelles, a French-speaking university, with about 20,000 students, has three campuses in the city, and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a Dutch-speaking university, has about 10,000 students.Brussels-Wikipedia
  • Malayalam also borrowed some of its vocabulary from other European languages, such as Arabic, Dutch, and Portuguese, due to trade and colonization.Malayalam-Wikipedia
  • The two next ones are of European origin: Afrikaans (13.5%) developed from Dutch and serves as the first language of most coloured and white South Africans; English (9.6%) reflects the legacy of British colonialism, and is commonly used in public and commercial life.South Africa-Wikipedia
  • At the regional level, French is the sole official language of Wallonia (excluding a part of the East Cantons, which are German-speaking) and one of the two official languages—along with Dutch—of the Brussels-Capital Region, where it is spoken by the majority of the population (approx.French language-Wikipedia
  • Indonesian is the official and dominant language of Jakarta, while many elderly people speak Dutch or Chinese, depending on their upbringing.Jakarta-Wikipedia
  • Danish and Frisian were spoken predominantly in the north of the Prussian province of Schleswig-Holstein and Dutch in the western border areas of Prussia (Hanover, Westphalia, and the Rhine Province).German Empire-Wikipedia
  • The names of all the municipalities in the Brussels-Capital Region are also of Dutch origin, except for Evere, which is Celtic.Brussels-Wikipedia
  • Dutch is the official language of Suriname; English is the official language of Guyana, although there are at least twelve other languages spoken in the country, including Portuguese, Chinese, Hindustani and several native languages.South America-Wikipedia
  • The non-German Germanic languages (0.5%), like Danish, Dutch and Frisian, were located in the north and northwest of the empire, near the borders with Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.German Empire-Wikipedia
  • Other mother tongues include: Punjabi, with 36,320 native speakers (1.13%); Tagalog, with 29,740 (0.92%); Ukrainian, with 29,455 (0.91%); Spanish, with 29,125 (0.90%); Polish, with 21,990 (0.68%); Arabic, with 20,495 (0.64%); Dutch, with 19,980 (0.62%); and Vietnamese, with 19,350 (0.60%).Alberta-Wikipedia
  • German is a West Germanic language closely related to Frisian, English and Dutch.Germans-Wikipedia
  • Spanish (64%), French (25%), English (14%), Dutch, Haitian Creole, and Papiamento are the predominant official languages of various countries in the region, although a handful of unique creole languages or dialects can also be found in virtually every Caribbean country.Caribbean-Wikipedia
  • It is mostly based on the East Malay dialect and enriched by loan words from Dutch, Portuguese, Sundanese, Javanese, Minangkabau, Chinese, and Arabic.Jakarta-Wikipedia
  • According to Sooranad Kunjan Pillai who compiled the authoritative Malayalam lexicon, the other principal languages whose vocabulary was incorporated over the ages were Pali, Prakrit, Urdu, Hindi, Chinese, Arabic, Syriac, Dutch, and Portuguese.Malayalam-Wikipedia

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