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the: de click to hear 2 / het click to hear 2 3 - 't click to hear ->>
Plurals always take 'de'
a: (een) - 'n click to hear / one: één click to hear 2 3

[a basket of fruits]
fruit click to hear fruits
(de) fruitmand click to hear 'fruit basket' (a present for the sick)
[apple]
(de) appel click to hear apple
[apples] [apples, one cut up]
appels click to hear apples
Dutch uses the word 'appel' click to hear in many fruit (and vegetable) names:
[four 'apples']
appels
(de) appel
(de) aardappel
(de) sinaasappel
(de) granaatappel
click to hear
(apples)
(apple)
(potato)
(orange)
(pomegranate)
and another 'appel:'
DO NOT EAT! NOT EDIBLE! NOT FOOD!
[pinecone]
(de) denneappel click to hear pinecone
[orange]
(de) sinaasappel click to hear orange
The Dutch word 'sinaasappel' probably comes from a word like 'China apple'

the color orange is 'oranje' click to hear in Dutch
[oranges]
sinaasappels click to hear oranges
(het) sinaasappelsap click to hear 2 'orange juice'
[orange peel]
sinaasappelschillen click to hear orange peel
[orange and tangerine]
(de) sinaasappel click to hear / (het) mandarijntje click to hear
orange / tangerine
[oranges and tangerines]
sinaasappels en mandarijntjes click to hear
oranges and tangerines
[lemons]
citroenen click to hear lemons
singular:(de) citroen click to hear 2 'lemon'
- the French car
[limes]
'limoenen' click to hear limes - 'limoenen' was an old-fashioned Dutch word for 'lemons' that was revived by a famous 70s TV commercial for 'Fa' soap and came to mean 'limes'
[grapefruit]
(de) grapefruit click to hear
[pears, one cut open]
peren click to hear pears
singular: (de) peer click to hear 2 3 'pear' - Plurals
[a banana]
(de) banaan click to hear banana
[bananas]
bananen click to hear bananas
[peaches]
perziken click to hear peqches
[pineapple]
(de) ananas click to hear pineapple

[cherries]
kersen click to hear cherries
singular: (de) kers click to hear 2 3 'cherry'
[plums] [plums]
pruimen click to hear plums
singular:(de) pruim click to hear 'plum'
[a few prunes (dried plums)]
gedroogde pruimen click to hear prunes
[a handful of dried apricots]
(gedroogde) abrikozen click to hear (dried) apricots
[grapes]
druiven click to hear grapes
singular: (de) druif click to hear 'grape' - Plurals
[a handful of raisins]
rozijnen click to hear raisins
(krenten click to hear 2 currants)
(singular: (de) krent click to hear 'currant') ->>
[red raspberries]
frambozen click to hear red raspberries
singular: (de) framboos click to hear 2 'red raspberry'
[a few blackberries]
bramen click to hear blackberry - think of the 'bramble' shrub
singular: (de) braam click to hear 2 'blackberry'
[strawberries]
aardbeien click to hear strawberries
bessen click to hear 2 'berries'
singular: (de) bes click to hear 'berry' - Plurals
(het) bessensap click to hear 2 'berry juice'
[blueberries]
bosbessen click to hear ['berries of the forest'] blueberries
[red currants]
aalbessen click to hear 2 red currants
[watermelon]

[watermelon cut open]
(de) watermeloen click to hear watermelon

[stalks of rhubarb]
(de) rabarber click to hear rhubarb
noten click to hear 'nuts' - also: (Music) 'notes'
singular: (de) noot click to hear 2 'nut' - 'note'
(het) nootje click to hear 'little nut, small nut'
[walnuts]
walnoten click to hear - 2 walnuts
[hazelnuts, filiberts]
hazelnoten click to hear - 2 hazelnuts, filiberts
[almonds]
amandelen click to hear almonds - also: 'tonsils'
[a handful of peanuts]
pinda's click to hear peanuts
(de) pindakaas click to hear 2 'peanut [cheese] butter'
[chestnuts]
kastanjes click to hear 2 chestnuts
[an avocado] [an avocado cut open, showing flesh and pit]

[avocado, knife stuk in stone for removal]
(de) avocado click to
  hear avocado
- guacamole recipe

[black olives]
olijven click to hear olives
singular: (de) olijf click to hear 2 'olive'
[a teaspoon of/with olive oil]
(de) olijfolie click to hear olive oil
[mangpoes]
mango's click to hear mangos
[pomegranate and coconut]
granaatappel en kokosnoot click to hear
pomegranate and coconut

Dutch fruit click to hear is the overall word for the items in this group of edible, usually sweet, originally seed-bearing plant products that were meant for propagation of the species but that are now mostly used for pleasurable human consumption. (One could argue that tomatoes and peppers are fruits and not vegetables.) The Dutch word for one of these items by itself is (de) vrucht click to hear - plural: vruchten click to hear 2 3 - English has 'fruit' and 'fruits' for all these words.
(het) vruchtensap click to hear 2 ('fruit juice')
- vruchtbaar click to hear ('fertile')
"Aan de vruchten kent men de boom" click to hear 2
'By its fruit the tree is known' (Proverbs 9:17)

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