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I doubt it as it’s really not needed because one can treat Dutch and German as if they were two dialects of a single language (continental West Germanic). I’m a native German speaker. I recently learned Dutch over a period of about a year and have already reached the point where I am reading entire books in Dutch for fun without using a dictionary. This is ...


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Many foreigners find the very loose word order in Dutch/German a challenge, specially the absence of a fixed place for verb and subject. That includes English speakers to a degree since modern English is quite regular in that aspect. So word order is definitely something you take from Dutch to German. If you speak a south-eastern dialect like Limburgs, add ...


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Es gibt immer wieder Leute, die behaupten, Sprache X sei einfach und Sprache Y sei schwer zu erlernen. Kurioserweise widersprechen sie sich meistens in der Frage, welche Sprache einfach sind, während zu vermeindlich schwere Sprachen oft Einigkeit herrscht (solange nicht eine der Diskutanten diese Sprache als einfach kategorisiert). Dabei sehe ich jedoch ...



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