Flemish Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Flemish Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Flemish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Flemish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Flemish Prepositions

Learning the Flemish Prepositions is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Flemish language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Flemish.

Flemish prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsFlemish Prepositions
Prepositionsvoorzetsels
inside the housein het huis
outside the carbuiten de auto
with memet mij/me
without himzonder hem
under the tableonder de tafel
after tomorrowna morgen
before sunsetvoor zonsondergang
but I'm busymaar ik ben bezig

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Flemish.

List of Prepositions in Flemish

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Flemish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Flemish vocabulary.

English PrepositionsFlemish Prepositions
aboutover
aboveboven
acrossover/ … tegenover
afterna
againsttegen
amongtussen
aroundrond
aszoals/als [in comparisons only]
atom/bij/aan [first only for time]
beforevoor
behindachter
belowbeneden
beneathonder
besidenaast
betweentussen
beyondachter
butmaar
bytegen/bij [first only for time]
despiteondanks
downneer
duringtijdens
exceptbehalve
forvoor
fromvan/uit
inin
insidebinnen
intoin
nearkortbij
nextvolgend
ofvan
onop
oppositetegenover
outuit
outsidebuiten
overover
perper
plusplus
roundrond
sincesinds
thandan
throughdoor
tilltot
tonaar
towardnaar
underonder
unlikeniet zoals
untiltot
upnaar boven
viavia
withmet
withinbinnenin
withoutbuiten
two wordstwee woorden
according tovolgens
because ofdoor/wegens [in written language only]
close tokortbij
due toomdat/doordat/wegens [in written language only]
except forbehalve
far fromverre van
inside ofbinnenin
instead ofin plaats van
near todichtbij
next tonaast
outside ofbuiten
prior tovoor
three wordsdrie woorden
as far asin zoverre dat
as well as(en) ook
in addition tobovendien
in front ofvoor
in spite ofondanks
on behalf ofin naam van
on top ofop
demonstrative prepositionsaanwijzende voornaamwoorden
thisdeze/dit [dep on the article]
thatdie - dat [dep on the article]
thesedeze
thosedie

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Flemish. Once you're done with Flemish Prepositions, you might want to check the rest of our Flemish lessons here: Learn Flemish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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