Flemish Questions

If you're trying to learn Flemish Questions you will find some useful resources including a course about Questions and interrogative expressions... 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 Questions

Learning the Flemish Questions 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 Questions is in the structure of the grammar in Flemish.

Flemish questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsFlemish Questions
Questionsvragen
how?hoe?
what?wat?
who?wie?
why?waarom?
where?waar?/waar naartoe? [last only for directions]

Notice the structure of the Questions in Flemish.

List of Questions in Flemish

Below is a list of the Questions and interrogative expressions in Flemish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Flemish vocabulary.

English QuestionsFlemish Questions
where is he?waar is hij?
what is this?wat is dit?
why are you sad?waarom bent u/ ben je/zijt ge triest[ig]?
how do you want to pay?hoe wilt u/wil je/wilt ge betalen? ['wilt u' is formal]
can I come?mag ik komen?
is he sleeping?is hij aan het slapen?
do you know me?ken je/kent ge me?
do you have my book?heb je/hebt ge mijn boek?
how big is it?hoe groot is het?
can I help you?kan ik u/je helpen? [u both formal and colloquial]
can you help me?kunt u/kunt ge/kan je mij helpen?
do you speak English?spreekt u/spreekt ge/spreek je Engels? ['u' is formal]
how far is this?hoe ver is dit?
what time is it?hoe laat is het?
how much is this?hoeveel is dit?
what is your name?hoe heet ge/je/u? ['u' is formal]
where do you live?waar woon je/woont ge/woont u? ['u' is formal]

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