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Dutch terms categorized by their part of speech.
- Category:Dutch adjectives: Dutch terms that give attributes to nouns, extending their definitions.
- Category:Dutch adverbs: Dutch terms that modify clauses, sentences and phrases directly.
- Category:Dutch articles: Dutch terms that indicate and specify nouns.
- Category:Dutch conjunctions: Dutch terms that connect words, phrases or clauses together.
- Category:Dutch determiners: Dutch terms that reference nouns, expressing their contexts directly.
- Category:Dutch interjections: Dutch terms that express emotions, sounds, etc. as exclamations.
- Category:Dutch nouns: Dutch terms that indicate people, beings, things, places, phenomena, qualities or ideas.
- Category:Dutch numerals: Dutch terms that quantify nouns.
This category lists only terms of the grammatical "numeral" part of speech, and not all number words may in fact be grammatically numerals. See Category:nl:Cardinal numbers and Category:nl:Ordinal numbers for more complete lists.
- Category:Dutch particles: Dutch terms that do not belong to any of the inflected grammatical word classes, often lacking their own grammatical functions and forming other parts of speech or expressing the relationship between clauses.
- Category:Dutch prepositions: Dutch adpositions that are placed before their objects.
- Category:Dutch pronouns: Dutch terms that refer to and substitute nouns.
- Category:Dutch verbs: Dutch terms that indicate actions, occurrences or states.
This category has the following 16 subcategories, out of 16 total.