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Suffixes is the hundred-first skill (assuming read left to right) in the language tree for Dutch. It has six lessons and teaches six common word suffixes and key words that use them.

LessonsEdit

Lesson 1: -heidEdit

  • de vrijheid = freedom
  • de eerlijkheid = honesty
  • de schoonheid = beauty
  • de moeilijkheid = difficulty
  • de mogelijkheid = possibility
  • de verantwoordelijkheid = responsibility

Lesson 2: -ingEdit

  • de opening = opening
  • de ontmoeting = meeting
  • de bestelling = order
  • de verandering = change
  • de verwachting = expectation
  • de beweging = movement

Lesson 3: -lijkEdit

  • ongelooflijk = unbelievable
  • tijdelijk = temporary
  • persoonlijk = personal(ly)
  • belachelijk = ridiculous
  • letterlijk = literal(ly)
  • hopelijk = hopeful(ly)

Lesson 4: -igEdit

  • geduldig = patient
  • verstandig = reasonable
  • jarig = birthday (Hij is jarig. = It is his birthday.)
  • eeuwig = eternal, infinite
  • handig = helpful, handy
  • grappig = funny
  • het kattenfilmpje = cat video

Lesson 5: -loosEdit

  • draadloos = wireless
  • hopeloos = hopeless
  • waardeloos = worthless
  • nutteloos = useless
  • sprakeloos = speechless
  • eindeloos = endless

Lesson 6: -sEdit

  • iets ...s = something ...
  • jemand ...s = something ...
  • niets ...s = nothing ...
  • zoiets ...s = such a ... thing
  • anders = (here) else

ReferencesEdit

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

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