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The Dutch use words like 'nou', 'toch', 'hoor', 'maar', 'wel', 'eens', or 'even' to modify the tone of a sentence. Their only function is to reflect the mood or attitude of the speaker. In spoken Dutch, there is hardly a phrase that does not contain one of these hard-to-explain words.
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Post by firefly315 » Sun Sep 27, 2009 10:56 pm

Hoi Erwin en Grytolle,

Jullie verklaringen hebben mij veel geholpen :). Ik heb "ff" gezien maar het was even lang sinds heb ik het gezien.

Groetjes,

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Post by MareGaea » Tue Sep 29, 2009 2:03 pm

erwin_t wrote:
The Dutch use words like 'nou', 'toch', 'hoor', 'maar', 'wel', 'eens', or 'even' to modify the tone of a sentence.
Gaan we dan:

Nou zeg, dat was toch maar wel weer eens even lekker hoor, die zoute haring. Dus.
Then the mumble "ja/nee" should be fitted into this as well...

Ja nee, ik bedoel maar, dat was toch maar wel weer eens even lekker hoor, nou zeg! Die frikandel, dus.

(zo zou het ook kunnen:) )

Dutch are masters in adding a lot of words with not really a meaning to sentences. I would call them "mood-indicators" (although I know that's not an official term. I just think it fits best, but that's just my opinion.

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Post by erwin_t » Sat Oct 03, 2009 9:07 pm

:lol:

Ja nee, ik bedoel maar, die frikandel was dus toch maar wel weer eens even fabeltastisch lekker hoor, zullen we maar zeggen. Sjongejonge, nou zeg! Echt wel!

(En dan te bedenken dat ik eigenlijk helemaal niet zo hou van frikandellen. :P Krijg nou wat, heb ik weer. )

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Post by JazzedPotato » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:22 am

erwin_t wrote:
(En dan te bedenken dat ik eigenlijk helemaal niet zo hou van frikandellen. :P Krijg nou wat, heb ik weer. )

Echt wel man he...'t is wat. Echt niet te filmen..Nou ja..zoiets dan he ongeveer.. :D :P

http://irritaal.web-log.nl/mijn_weblog/ ... ilmen.html

Ohja en voor wie het leuk vindt.. Je kan op die site ook stemmen op 'Het irritantste woord /de irritantste uitdrukking van 2009' .. :D :P

http://irritaal.web-log.nl/mijn_weblog/ ... t-25754190
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