imaginer8614 (imaginer8614) wrote in linguaphiles,
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German-Dutch

Hello! I love this community, always very interesting :)
This question is mostly for those that speak German, how much Dutch can you understand without having actually studied Dutch? I've studied German in school for over 5 years and when I hear basic Dutch and when I read it out loud, I can sort-of get the gist of what is going on. Is this true for anyone else?
Tags: dutch, german
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