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Dutch Everyday: Fire

(het) vuur click to hear 2 fire - very hot air, the phenomenon of burning // a source of heat
(de) brand click to hear fire - something burning, usually destructive, the event
branden click to hear to burn
brand! click to hear 2 fire!
[matches]
lucifers click to hear
[cigarette lighter]
aansteker click to hear
[cigarette lighter]
aansteker click to hear
[]
brandglas click to hear
[fire extinguisher]
brandblusser click to hear 2
[a lighted candle]
kaars click to hear
[the flame of a lighted candle]
vlam click to hear
[gas flame]
gasvlam click to hear
[kitchen stove]
fornuis click to hear >>
[fireplace]
open haard click to hear 2
[chimney]
schoorsteen click to hear
[stove, heater]
kachel click to
  hear
[fire]
vuur click to hear
[potbelly stove, heater]
potkachel click to hear 2
[a fire, something is burning]
brand click to hear
[the flames of a fire]
vuur click to hear
[the smoke of a fire]
rook click to hear

de / het / 't click to hear (the)
een, 'n click to hear 2 (a, an)
één click to hear (one)
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(de) lucifer
(de) aansteker
(het) brandglas
click to hear
(match)
(lighter)
(fireglass)
(het) fornuis
(de) kachel
(de) verwarming
click to hear
(kitchen stove)
(stove)
(heating)
(de) brand
(het) vuur
(de) rook
click to hear
(fire)
(flames of a fire)
(smoke)
(de) kaars
(de) vlam
click to hear
(candle)
(flame)
(de) brandblusser
(de) brandslang
click to hear
(fire extinguisher)
(firehose)
(het) hout click to hear
(het) brandhout click to hear
(de) as click to hear
(wood, timber)
(firewood)
(ash, ashes)

Pas op met vuur! click to hear 2 3 Be careful with fire!
(Het) brandhout click to hear firewood - (de) brandstof click to hear 2 fuel
(het) kampvuur click to hear 'campfire'

in brand click to hear on fire
in brand steken click to hear 2 3 to set on fire - also: in de fik steken click to hear 2 3 (childish and slang)
in brand staan click to hear 2 to be on fire
in brand vliegen click to hear 2 3 to catch fire
vliegen / vloog / gevlogen click to hear 2
't Huis staat in brand click to hear 2 The house is on fire De auto die in brand stond click to hear 2 3 The car that was on fire Nero speelde viool terwijl Rome in brand stond click to hear 2 Nero played the violin while Rome was burning 't Is in brand gevlogen click to hear 2 It has caught fire Alsof m'n mond in brand stond click to hear 2 As if my mouth was on fire

(De) brandweer click to hear 2 fire brigade, fire department - (de) brandweerman click to hear 2 firefighter, fireman
(de) bosbrand click to hear 2 [forest fire] wildfire
(De) vonk click to hear spark - vonken click to hear 2 3 sparks - vonk/vonken click to hear spark/sparks -
(de) vuursteen click to hear 2 ['fire rock'] flint
(het) vuurtje click to hear 2 [little fire] - 'light' for a cigarette
in click to hear 2 lichterlaaie click to hear 2 'burning brightly, ablaze'
(het) kaarslicht click to hear 2 'candlelight' - bij kaarslicht click to hear 2 3 'by candlelight'
Vuurvast click to hear 2 1. fire-proof (ceramics)
2. insensitive to heat (fingers - said in jest)
in vuur en vlam click to hear [on fire and in flame] - 'full of enthusiasm"
(De) waakvlam click to hear (gas appliance) pilot light
Dutch roet click to
  hear 2 means 'soot.' There's an expression:
roet in het eten gooien click to
  hear 'throw soot [in] on the food,' meaning 'ruining plans.' Je moet geen roet in 't eten gooien click to
  hear 'Don't ruin the plans.' A gas burner on a kitchen stove can be called (de) gaspit click to hear 2 or just (de) pit click to hear 2
Op een laag pitje click to hear (on a slow burner, on the back burner) not pursued energetically 't Ruikt zo branderig click to hear 2 3 'There is a smell like (something) burning' 't Ruikt naar rook click to hear 2 3 It smells of smoke Geen rook zonder vuur click to hear [No smoke without a fire] - where there's smoke, there's fire Spelen met vuur click to hear 2 3 4 'Playing with fire' - doing dangerous things, taking stupid risks

zich branden click to hear 2 3 'to burn oneself,' to get burned Ik heb me gebrand click to hear 2 3 'I burned myself,' I got burned Brand je niet! click to hear 2 3 Dont get burned! (Be careful)

(Het) vuur click to hear 2 and 'vuren' click to hear 2 is like in English also the 'firing' of weapons
(het) staakt-het-vuren click to hear 2 [stop-the-firing] ceasefire
(de) vuurdoop click to hear 2 "baptism of fire" - a new soldier's first exposure to live or enemy fire
also: (de) vuurproef click to hear 'test/trial by fire' (Medieval)
English 'to fire' can also mean 'to dismiss from a job' - that's ontslaan click to hear 2
(het) ontslag click to hear 2 3 'dismissal' ‑>>
Hij is terecht ontslagen click to hear 2 [He was justly fired] - His firing was justified

[A Dutch flag on the edge of a puddle of water]
colors
[pan]
kitchen
[a plate of food]
meals
[a path]
the outdoors
[books]
media
[jacket]
clothing
[a mirror]
beauty
[glasses, watch, etc.]
necessities

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