Flemish Grammar

The Flemish grammar allows you to manipulate the vocabulary to obtain multiple forms of a word. The grammatical rules below are the most important in Flemish and help connect words or shape the structure. We start with the prepositions:

And: Under: onder
Before: voor After: na
Inside: binnen Outside: buiten
With: met But: maar
For: voor From: van/uit
To: naar In: in

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To ask questions, use the following:

What?: Who?:
How?: Why?:
Where?:

Some of the most important time adverbs:

Never: nooit Rarely: zelden
Sometimes: soms Usually: normaal [gezien]
Always: altijd Very: heel/zeer [former mostly in spoken language]

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Most commonly used pronouns in Flemish:

I: ik You: jij/je [sing, written] - gij/ge [sing, spoken] - jullie [plural]
He: hij She: zij/ze
We: wij/we They: zij/ze

To express the possession of something [possessive form]:

My: mijn/m'n Your: jouw/je - uw - jullie [pl]
His: zijn/z'n Her: haar
Our: ons/onze [dep on article] Their: hun

Some random verbs to show how it's being used:

I speak English:
You speak French:
He speaks German:
She speaks Italian:
I visited France:
I will drink milk:


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Some extra grammatical structures:

I understand you:
I don't understand you:
I don't speak French:
This is my house:
That restaurant is far:
No problem:

The above Flemish grammar can provide tools to use in coordination with the Flemish vocabulary to obtain some popular Flemish phrases.

Flemish Phrases

Flemish Vocabulary


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Did you know? Grammar can help you increase your vocabulary dramatically. Grammar is like a tool which helps you manipulate words in a sentence by changing the shape and location of a word to create something new out of the old one.