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105 More Concepts in Dutch

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This is a follow-up to "95 Core Concepts in Dutch". As promised, I've taken word frequency into account and brought the list to an even 200. To learn how exactly I settled on these particular concepts and see what other languages have been added so far, check out "105 More Concepts Across Languages".

Abbreviations:
c = common gender ("de")
n = neuter gender ("het")

Nouns:
96) time/instance/occurrence = tijd (c), poos (c), uur (n), keer (c), gelegenheid (c)
97) shade/shadow = schaduw (c)
98) house/home = huis (n), woning (c), thuis (n)
99) head = hoofd (n)
100) belly/abdomen = buik (c)
101) navel/belly-button = navel (c)
102) heart/core = hart (n), kern (c), pit (c)
103) back = rug (c)
104) thigh = dij (c)
105) wing = vleugel (c), vlerk (c)
106) nail/claw/nail = nagel (c), klauw (c)
107) animal/beast = dier (n), beest (n)
108) ant = mier (c)
109) cat = kat (c)
110) pig = varken (n)
111) snake = slang (c)
112) worm = worm (c)
113) parent/father/mother = ouder (c), vader (c), moeder (c)
114) brother/sister = broeder/broer (c), zuster/zus (c)
115) spouse/husband/wife = gade (c), eega (c), echtgenoot/echtgenote (c), wederhelft (c), man (c), vrouw (c)
116) day = dag (c), etmaal (n)
117) cloud = wolk (c)
118) snow = sneeuw (c)
119) ice = ijs (n)
120) river/stream = rivier (c), stroom (c)
121) sea/ocean = zee (c), oceaan (c), wereldzee (c)
122) seed = zaad (n)
123) grass/lawn = gras (n), gazon (n)
124) flower/blossom = bloem (c), bloesem (c)
125) bark/husk = schors (c), schaal (c)

Verbs:
126) do/make = doen, maken
127) be = zijn
128) become/get = worden
129) have = hebben
130) want = willen
131) can/be-able-to = kunnen, vermogen, in staat zijn
132) think/consider = denken, overwegen
133) go = gaan
134) walk/run = lopen, rennen
135) take = nemen
136) carry/wear = dragen, voeren
137) tie/bind = knopen, binden
138) hide = verbergen
139) fall = vallen
140) cry/weep = huilen, wenen
141) blow = blazen
141) suck = zuigen
143) hit/beat = slaan, verslaan
144) crush/grind = verpletteren, malen
145) live = leven
146) sleep = slapen
147) work = werken
148) play = spelen
149) swim = zwemmen
150) hunt = jagen
151) dance = dansen
152) sing = zingen
153) count = tellen
154) vomit = kotsen

Adjectives:
155) right/correct/proper = goed, juist, juiste, recht, terecht, correct
156) bad/wrong = slecht, verkeerd
157) far/distant = ver
158) hard (not soft) = hard
159) thick = dik
160) thin = dun
161) narrow = smal
162) sweet = zoet
163) bitter = bitter
164) hot = heet
165) warm = warm
166) cold = koud
167) wet = nat
168) smooth = glad
169) sharp = scherp
170) dull (not sharp) = saai
171) dirty = vies
172) short = kort
173) round = rond

Other:
174) it/he/him/she/her/they/them/the = het, hij/ie/hem/'m, ze/zij/haar, ze/zij/hen/hun, de/het/'t
175) itself/oneself/himself/herself/-self = zich, zichzelf, zelf
176) that/those = dat/die
177) other/another/others = ander, anderen
178) no/none/no-one = nee, geen, niemand
179) and = en
180) or = of
181) but/yet/except = maar, nog, toch, behalve
182) at/in/on = aan, in, op
183) to/toward = naar
184) of/from/'s (possessive) = van, uit, -s
185) by/through/per/for/because = door, bij, per, omdat
186) with = met
187) over/above/on = boven, op
188) for/in-order-to = voor, om te
189) so/then (effect) = dus, dan
190) then/right-away (sequence) = dan, meteen
191) now/still/doing (ongoing) = nu, nog, -d (progressive aspect)
192) did/done (past) = -te/-de/-ten/-den (past tense), ge- -t/-d (perfect aspect)
193) will/be-going-to (future) = zullen
194) much/many = veel
195) very/really = erg, zeer, heel, echt
196) where = waar
197) when = wanneer
198) how/like/as = ❤❤❤, zoals, als
199) if/whether = als, of
200) yesterday = gisteren

Please let me know if you spot any mistakes here. And if you take this list and translate it into another language, that would be awesome! I'd be sure to give you some lingots! More versions can be found here. (Be sure to check what's been translated already before posting your own.) And if you like this kind of thing, check out my website for more!

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