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The Pronunciation Page may offer some help when you can't find a name or word on my pages - and you can also ask me by email.
The By Request Page is a mixed bag of names and words visitors to my pages asked for, some Dutch names that were in the news and a few words that I thought would be interesting.
GeographyNederland 2 - Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Den Haag 2 - Utrecht 2
Next to the names on the Maps pages you can hear some 600 names of Dutch cities, provinces, rivers etc. on the Dutch Place Names page.
My "Foreign Lands" page has about 125 Dutch names for foreign countries and cities etc.
HistoryPeter Stuyvesant - Pieter Stuyvesant 2 - Michiel de Ruyter
Hear Dutch names of Old New York - the names of Dutchmen living in 'New Netherland,' Dutch geographical names of the area and names of ships visiting.
Names from the (17th Century) 'Golden Age' of Dutch shipping can be heard on my Sailors and Ships Page.
Hear names of more recent history on The Bridge too Far page about Holland in 1944.
Hear the names of Dutch painters and the people around them on my
|Vermeer||-||Rembrandt||and||Early Flemish Painters||pages.|
|The Dutch in Sports||Musicians from Holland
Many people in Holland have names that are also common words, like
names of geographical features or animals,
but names are often in old or irregular spelling. See and hear a few
If you can't find the name
you're looking for, you could try the substitutions below (warning: results
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Don't be a dief (thief) / dievegge (female thief) - diefstal (theft) - stelen (to steal) - heler (dealer in stolen goods) - hear Dutch - 2