Dutch questions, answered

Here are some of the questions frequently asked by Dutch learners, with simple and easy-to-grasp answers.

What's the difference between de and het?

What's the difference between want and omdat?

What does maar mean at the end of a sentence?

What does wel mean?

What's the difference between alsjeblieft and alstublieft?

What's the difference between wou and wilde?


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