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Historical Forms of Dutch

The Dutch language, like others, has changed over time.

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Modern Dutch and Middle Dutch
 

top Modern Dutch

1) Waar is mijn kamer?

2) Waar is het strand?

3) Waar is de bar?

4) Raak me daar niet aan!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

See the modern Dutch page for additional dialects



top Middle Dutch

Middle Dutch was used between 1100 and 1500 CE in the present-day Dutch-speaking region.

[the four essential travel phrases]


Language information at Wikipedia

Chart of Germanic languages over time

Writing system information at Omniglot


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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