Languages of Belgium
The Kingdom of Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French, and German. A number of non-official, minority languages and dialects are spoken as well. English is widely spoken throughout Belgiu...
Languages of Belgium - Wikipedia
The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them)
The French don’t tell you that “you’re grumpy”...they tell you that “you’re farting sideways” (Avoir un pet de travers).
Communities, regions and language areas of Belgium
Belgium is a federal state comprising three communities, three regions, and four language areas. For each of these subdivision types, the subdivisions together make up the entire country; in other wor...
Communities, regions and language areas of Belgium - Wikipedia
French Community of Belgium
In Belgium, the French Community (French: Communauté française, Dutch: Franse Gemeenschap), also controversially called the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (French: Fédération Wallonie-Bruxel...
French Community of Belgium - Wikipedia
German-speaking Community of Belgium
The German-speaking Community of Belgium (German: Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft Belgiens [ˈdɔʏ̯tʃˌʃpʁaːxɪɡə ɡəˈmaɪ̯nʃaft ˈbɛlɡi̯əns], DG; French: Communauté germanophone de Belgique; Dutch:...
German-speaking Community of Belgium - Wikipedia
Dutch language
Dutch ( Nederlands ) is a West Germanic language and the native language of most of the population of the Netherlands, and about sixty percent of the populations of Belgium and Suriname, the...
Dutch language - Wikipedia
Dutch phonology
Dutch has a similar phonology or pronunciation to other West Germanic languages.
The following is a table showing the consonant phonemes of Dutch.The final 'n' of the ending -en (originally /ən/, ...
Dutch phonology - Wikipedia
French language
French (le français [lə fʁɑ̃sɛ] or la langue française [la lɑ̃ɡ fʁɑ̃sɛz]) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family. It descended from the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire,...
French language - Wikipedia
German language
German (Deutsch [ˈdɔʏtʃ]) is a West Germanic language. It derives most of its vocabulary from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. A number of words are derived from Latin and Gre...
German language - Wikipedia
Limburgish language
Limburgish, also called Limburgian or Limburgic (Limburgish: Lèmbörgs [ˈlembœrxs] Dutch: Limburgs [ˈlɪmbʏrxs], German: Limburgisch [ˈlɪmbʊʁɡɪʃ], French: Limbourgeois [lɛ̃buʁʒwa]), is a group of East L...
Limburgish language - Wikipedia
Low Franconian languages
Low Franconian, Low Frankish, sometimes equated with Istvaeonic, is a group of several West Germanic languages spoken in the Netherlands, northern Belgium (Flanders), in the northern department of Fra...
Low Franconian languages - Wikipedia
Urkers dialect
Urkers is the local language of the municipality and former island of Urk, located on the west coast of the Dutch province of Flevoland. In Dutch, Urkers is called Urks. Urk was an island until the mi...
Urkers dialect - Wikipedia
French grammar
French grammar is the grammar of the French language, which in many respects is quite similar to that of the other Romance languages.French is a moderately inflected language. Nouns and most pronouns ...
Minister-President of the French Community
The Minister-President of the French Community is the head of the Government of the French Community of Belgium.
Franconian languages
Franconian (German: Fränkisch; Dutch: Frankisch) is a number of West Germanic languages and dialects possibly derived from the languages and dialects originally spoken by the Franks from th...
Franconian languages - Wikipedia
Flemish Sign Language
Flemish Sign Language (Dutch: Vlaamse Gebarentaal; VGT) is the deaf sign language of Belgium, a country in Western Europe. It and French Belgian Sign Language are varieties of the same language. ...
Montfortian dialect
Montfortian (locally Mofers [ˈmóːfərs] or Mofertaans [móːfərˈtàːns]) is a Central Limburgish dialect spoken in the Dutch town of Montfort. It is closely related to the dialects spoken in Echt, Sint Jo...
Montfortian dialect - Wikipedia
East Flemish
East Flemish is a dialect of the Dutch language. It is spoken in the province of East Flanders in Belgium and eastern Zeeuws-Vlaanderen in the Netherlands. It is sometimes considered a separate dialec...
East Flemish - Wikipedia
Standard German
Standard German (German: Standarddeutsch or Hochdeutsch) is the standard variety of the German language used in formal contexts, and for communication between different dialect areas.Regarding the...
Standard German - Wikipedia
Frenchification of Brussels
The Francization of Brussels is the transformation of Brussels, Belgium, from a majority Dutch-speaking city to one that is bilingual or even multilingual, with French as both the majority language an...
Frenchification of Brussels - Wikipedia
Parliament of the French Community
The Parliament of the French Community (French: Parlement de la Communauté française or PCF) is the legislative assembly of the French Community of Belgium based in the Quartier Royal. It consists...
Municipalities with language facilities
There are 27 municipalities with language facilities in Belgium which must offer services to residents in Dutch, French or German, in addition to their official languages. All other municipalities – w...
Municipalities with language facilities - Wikipedia
Minister-President of the German-speaking Community
The Minister-President of the German-speaking Community is the head of the Government of the German-speaking Community of Belgium, one of the three Communities of the country.
Minister-President of the German-speaking Community - Wikipedia
Southeast Limburgish dialect
Southeast Limburgish (Dutch: Zuidoost-Limburgs, Ripuarian: Süüdoß-Limburjesch), also referred to as Southern Meuse-Rhenish, is a subdivision of what recently has been named Meuse-Rhenish. Both terms d...
Southeast Limburgish dialect - Wikipedia
Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium
The Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium is celebrated on November 15 each year. It is a public holiday for the German-speaking Community of Belgium but it is not celebrated elsewhere in Be...
Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium - Wikipedia
Dutch Braille
Dutch Braille is the braille alphabet used for the Dutch language in the Netherlands. It is apparently not used in Flanders.
In the Netherlands, braille was introduced in 1890. In Belgium, braill...