Cats and dogs on the internet use lolspeak to address their owners. How long will it be before this new language takes hold in Dutch?
Remarkable conclusions from the very first global study of the preservation of Dutch language, culture and identity.
A big survey shows that Dutch and Flemish people who move abroad to Anglophone countries don’t speak Dutch quite as often as their other emigrated compatriots do.
If you’re not Dutch, you’re not much. Does that vision correspond with how other people view the inhabitants of the Low Countries and their language? Or is the picture more nuanced?
All around the world today, English, as the language of globalisation, is rapidly spreading everywhere. In a number of EU member states this development has triggered debate about the future of their own national language. The language issu...
The Dutch had a big influence on the cultural, linguistic and physical landscape of countries surrounding the Baltic Sea.
How Dutch changes in a new environment.
Over the centuries, many Dutch people have contributed to Asian culture and society in various ways.
How to deal with Dutch words, concepts and expressions that simply cannot be translated into another language?
An essay in which cultural philosopher Ton Lemaire was bothered by the adoption of English words into Dutch, inspired linguist Marten van der Meulen to respond.
Once upon a time, the Dutch language played an important role in international trade talks and diplomatic relations.