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Learn Dutch

As well as being spoken in the Netherlands, Dutch is an official language of Belgium, the ABC islands, and Suriname. Germanic in origin, those who've already studied a Germanic language may find it easier to pick up. Dutch is famously quirky, with terms of endearment including 'mijn poepie'- my little poop.§

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Fun facts about Dutch

There's a great Dutch word, gezellig, which means cosiness, fun, friendliness and comfort all at once.

Dutch is the mother language of Afrikaans, spoken in South Africa. At least 90% of Afrikaans vocabulary comes from Dutch.

There's a phrase, 'doe maar normaal, dan doe je al gek genoeg', which means 'act normal, as that’s crazy enough'.§

English gets the words cookie and yacht from Dutch.

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