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Speelkaarten en Dobbelstenen: Dutch Words for Playing Cards and Dice

[playing cards]
kaarten, speelkaarten click to hear
[dice]
dobbelstenen click to hear
een
twee
drie
vier
vijf
click to hear 2
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(6)
zes
zeven
acht
negen
tien
click to hear 2
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
elf
twaalf
click to hear
(11)
(12)
all numbers
1
één
click to
      hear
2
twee
click to
      hear
3
drie
click to
      hear
4
vier
click to
      hear
5
vijf
click to
      hear
6
zes
click to
      hear
7
zeven
click to
      hear
8
acht
click to
      hear
9
negen
click to
      hear
10
tien
click to
      hear
11
elf
click to
      hear
12
twaalf
click to
      hear
[spades]
schoppen click to hear
[hearts]
harten click to hear 2

schoppen
harten
ruiten
klaver
click to hear 2

(spades)
(hearts)
(diamonds) - also: 'window-panes'
(clubs) - literally: 'clover'
[diamonds]
ruiten click to hear
[clubs]
klaver click to hear

kleuren
troef
troeven
click to hear

(suits) - literally: 'colors'
(trump)
(trump cards)
[aces]
azen click to hear
[kings]
heren click to hear

aas
heer
vrouw
boer
click to hear

(ace)
(king) - literally: 'lord, gentleman'
(queen) - literally: 'woman'
(jack) - literally: 'peasant, farmer'
[queens]
vrouwen click to hear
[jacks]
boeren click to hear

slag
robber
bieden
click to hear 2

(trick)
(round)
(bidding)
Two popular card games in Holland: klaverjassen
harten jagen
click to hear
'Joker' click to hear 2 is the English word, but the 'J' is pronounced in the Dutch way (like English Y) - (de) mop click to hear 2 'joke' - also: (het) mopje click to hear
The Dutch word for a person who likes to play funny tricks is (de) grappenmaker click to hear ('joker') - also: (de) grapjas click to hear 2.
Dutch kaart click to hear 2 3 in general means both 'greeting card' and 'map.'
kaarten click to hear 'to play cards'; also: plural of 'kaart'
dobbelen click to hear 2 3 'to play dice' - dobbelsteen click to hear 2 'die'
gokken click to hear 'to gamble, chance'
pokeren click to hear 2 3 'to play poker'

EnglishDutch
infinitive
simple
present
singular
simple
present
plural
simple
past
singular
simple
past
plural
perfect
tense
English example to say I say we say I said we said I have said
to gamble, chance gokken ik gok wij gokken ik gokte wij gokten ik heb gegokt click to hear 2
to play cards kaarten ik kaart wij kaarten ik kaartte wij kaartten ik heb gekaart click to hear
to play dice dobbelen ik dobbel wij dobbelen ik dobbelde wij dobbelden ik heb gedobbeld click to hear
Note that the change from single to double T for the plural of 'kaarten' from the present to the past tense makes no difference to the pronunciation.

The Verb Rules - Verb Examples - More Verb Examples

Wie is er aan de beurt? click to hear ('Whose turn is it?' 'Who's Next?')
Ben ik aan de beurt? click to hear ('Is it my turn?') ik ben click to hear ('[I am] it's my turn')
Jij bent aan de beurt click to hear
't Is jouw beurt click to hear 2 3
('It's your turn') jij bent click to hear 2 ('[you are] it's your turn')
Is hij aan de beurt? click to hear 2 3 Is it his turn? zij is click to hear ('[she is] it's her turn')

Wie schrijft, die blijft click to hear He who writes, stays - i.e. the person who records the scores always stays in the game
kaarten delen click to hear to deal cards
kaarten uitleggen click to hear to lay down cards (like in solitaire)
kaarten op tafel leggen click to hear to lay cards on the table - i.e. to open your cards
kaarten van dezelfde kleur click to hear cards of the same suit
drie (3) kaarten van dezelfde kleur click to hear 2 3 cards of the same suit
vier (4) kaarten van verschillende kleuren click to hear 2 4 cards of different suits
kop of munt?
kruis of munt?
click to hear
click to hear 2
heads or tails? (coin toss)

Dutch Sports - Chess - Conversation Subjects - Conversation Phrases - Fun Phrases

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media
[glasses, watch, etc.]
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[a fleece jacket]
clothing
[a house]
the house
[Me riding a bicycle]
bicycles
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days of old

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