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Re: CHAT: Dutch dictionary recommendations?

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Thursday, February 13, 2003, 9:51
On Thursday 13 February 2003 3:02 am, Herman Miller wrote:
> Well, I've decided to start learning this list's official language :-), but > I need to find a good dictionary. So I checked the local Borders today, but > the couple of Dutch/English dictionaries they have don't give the plurals > of nouns or the principal parts of verbs, or the pronunciation of words. > Now pronunciation isn't much of a problem, since fortunately Dutch spelling > is mostly regular (even if some sounds aren't that easy to pronounce). But > it'd be nice to have the plurals. Does anyone have a favorite dictionary?
Well, the Cassells one looks good, if a bit pricy. But I think dutch pluralisation is quite easy. If it ends in a vowel and some consonants(I've forgotten which) it's '-s', and the rest are '-en', IIRC.


Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>