Flemish Phrases

The Flemish phrases are helpful because they are used daily. Below we picked expressions that a new learner will find useful. We included the audio as well. This is a better way to learning. Learn only what you need. We start with greetings and introduction.

Hi: hallo
What is your name?: wat is uw naam?
Nice to meet you: leuk u te ontmoeten
How are you?: hoe maakt u het?
I'm good, thanks: het gaat goed, dank u
And you?: en u?

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Language and Age Phrases

More questions about language and age:

Do you speak (English/Flemish)?: spreekt y (Engels/Vlaams)?
Does she speak Chinese?:
A little bit: Een klein beetje
How old are you?: Hoe oud bent u?
I'm 33 years old: Ik ben drieëdertig jaar oud
It was nice talking to you: Het was leuk met u te praten

If you don't understand something, this will be your secret weapon:

What do you mean?:
I don't understand:
I don't know:
Sorry:
What is that called in Flemish?:
What does that word mean in English?:

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More personal information about origins and profession:

Where are you from?:
I'm from the U.S:
I'm American:
Where do you live?:
I live in the U.S:
What do you do for a living?:
I'm a student:

Offering or asking for help and giving directions:

Can I help you?:
Can you help me?:
Where is the airport?:
Go straight:
Then:
Turn left:
Turn right:


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Holiday Wishes Phrases

Good wishes in Flemish in holidays and occasions:

Happy birthday:
Happy new year:
Merry Christmas:
Good luck:
Congratulations:

Flemish expressions commonly used when traveling or buying:

I have a reservation:
Do you have rooms available?:
I would like a non-smoking room:
How much it costs per night?:
Waiter:
How much is this?:
What is this?:

Survival phrases considered to be important in emergencies:

Are you okay?:
I need a doctor:
Help:
Call the ambulance:
Call the police:
I am sick:

These Flemish phrases can be used in a variety of conversations. If you have already visited our Flemish Vocabulary and Flemish Grammar, you might want to visit our Flemish Flashcards to practice what you learned.

Flemish Vocabulary

Flemish Grammar


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Did you know? Phrases are the combination of the use of vocabulary and grammar. Mastering the vocabulary and grammar can result in the ability to make useful Flemish phrases.