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- Acute accent : A diacritic mark used in many modern written languages with alphabets based on the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts.
- Afrikaans language : West-Germanic language descended from and still closely related to Dutch; spoken by many people in South Africa and Namibia.
- Bread : A kind of food made from heated dough.
- C (letter) : The third letter of the English and Latin alphabets.
- England : The largest and southernmost country in the United Kingdom, and location of the largest city and seat of government, London; population about 51,000,000.
- French language : A Romance language spoken in northwestern Europe (mainly in France, Belgium, Switzerland), in Canada and in many other countries.
- Frisian language : West-Germanic language spoken in the Dutch province of Friesland (Fris. Fryslân) and in a few small areas in northern Germany.
- Gas : One of the major states of matter (i.e., gas, liquid, solid and plasma).
- German dialects : Dialect dominated by the geographical spread of the High German consonant shift, and the dialect continuum that connects the German with the Dutch language.
- German language : A West-Germanic language, the official language of Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein, one of several official languages in Switzerland and Belgium, and also spoken in Italy and Denmark.
- Germanic languages : Branch of the Indo-European language family, initially spoken in northern and central Europe and now spread over many parts of the world.
- Heinrich von Veldeke : (Born circa 1150) Dutch vernacular author.
- Indo-European languages : A group of several hundred languages, including the majority of languages spoken in Europe, the Plateau of Iran and the subcontinent of India, that share a considerable common vocabulary and linguistic features.
- Jacques Goudstikker : (1897 - 1940) Jewish Dutch art dealer.
- Knight : Term used in the Middle Ages for a warrior of noble ancestry.
- Latin America : The region of the Americas that shares a common tradition and historical heritage of European colonization, mostly Iberian.
- Morphology (linguistics) : The study of word structure; the study of such patterns of word-formation across and within languages, and attempts to explicate formal rules reflective of the knowledge of the speakers of those languages.
- Natural language : A communication system based on sequences of acoustic, visual or tactile symbols that serve as units of meaning.
- Netherlands : Constitutional monarchy (population c. 16.6 million; capital Amsterdam) located at the delta of three major rivers (Rhine, Maas or Meuse, and Schelde) in north-western Europe; situated between Germany and Belgium, and bordering the North Sea to the north and west; founding member of the European Union.
- Project Gutenberg : A volunteer effort to digitize, archive, and distribute cultural works, primarily the full texts of public domain books.
- Punjabi language : The language of the Punjabi people and the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan.
- Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute : The Dutch national weather forecasting service and also the national research and information centre for climate change, air pollution dispersion modeling and seismology.
- Rudy Demotte : A Belgian socialist politician appointed Minister-President of Wallonia since July 19, 2007.
- Wallonia : Southern, mainly French speaking, part of Belgium.