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


Questions and Adverbs

To ask questions, use the following:

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

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]


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

Grammar in a sentence

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:


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


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.