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Learn Flemish

Stretching over NW Europe are the West Germanic languages. Just because you can speak one doesn't mean you can speak another, but they do share language features. Flemish is a version of Dutch that is mainly spoken in Flanders - the Northern part of Belgum. Try it and see how it differs from Dutch.§

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Fun facts about Flemish

About two thirds of the Belgian population speaks Flemish.

Flemish has a very different pronunciation to Dutch - for example, the letter g is pronounced softly in Flanders but is guttural in the Netherlands.

There are plenty of vocabulary differences between Flemish and Dutch - for example, the word 'schoon' in Flemish means 'beautiful' but in the Netherlands it means 'clean'.

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