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Events is the hundred-nineteenth (assuming left to right) skill in the Dutch language tree. The skill contains five lessons which teach about important events in the history of the Netherlands, covering the medieval times, the Eighty Years War, and colonialism.

LessonsEdit

Lesson 1Edit

  • de prehistorie = prehistory
  • romeins = Roman
  • het rijk = empire
  • de middeleeuwen = Middle Ages
  • de aanval = attack
  • aanvallen = to attack
  • de ridder = knight

Lesson 2Edit

  • in opstand komen = to revolt
  • de opstand = revolt
  • de beeldenstorm = iconoclasm
  • de Tachtigjarige Oorlog = the Eighty Year's War (The Dutch war of independence)
  • de veldslag = battle
  • de onafhankelijkheid = independence
  • de burgeroorlog = civil war

Lesson 3Edit

  • de VOC = Dutch East India Company
  • de scheepvaart = shipping
  • de Gouden Eeuw = the Golden Age
  • de Nederlanden = the Netherlands (officially)
  • het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden = the Kingdom of the Netherlands (full title)
  • de kolonie = colony
  • de republiek = republic

Lesson 4Edit

  • de slave = slave
  • de plantage = plantation
  • de slavernij = slavery
  • Suriname = Suriname
  • Zuid-Afrika = South Africa
  • Indonesië = Indonesia

Lesson 5Edit

  • de Wereldoorlog = World War
  • bezetten = to occupy
  • de voorouder = ancestor
  • de herdenking = commemoration, remembrance
  • het verzet = resistance
  • het gevolg = consequence
  • de Nationale Dodenherdenking = Remembrance Day

ReferencesEdit

Duolingo Lesson: www.duolingo.com/skill/dn/Events

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