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M {letter}  :: The thirteenth letter of the Dutch alphabet
MAVO {prop} {c} {n} [Netherlands]  :: alternative case form of mavo
MKZ-epidemie {f}  :: epidemic of foot-and-mouth disease
Maagd {prop} {f} [zodiac constellations]  :: Virgo
Maan {prop} {f}  :: the Moon (Earth's natural satellite)
Ma'anjan {prop} {n}  :: Ma'anyan (language)
Maarten {prop}  :: given name, cognate to English Martin
Maartje {prop}  :: given name. The feminine form of Martin
Maas {prop} {f}  :: the Meuse (major European river)
Maasdriel {prop}  :: Maasdriel (municipality)
Maastricht {prop} {n}  :: Maastricht (city/and/capital)
Maastricht {prop} {n}  :: Maastricht (municipality)
Maced. {abbr}  :: Macedonisch
Macedonië {prop} {n}  :: Macedonia
Macedonisch {adj}  :: Macedonian
Macedonisch {prop} {n}  :: Macedonian language
Madagaskar {prop}  :: Madagascar (country in Southern Africa)
Madagaskar {prop}  :: Madagascar (the island in Southern Africa with the above-mentioned country)
Madelief {prop} {f}  :: given name, which means Daisy
Madrid {prop} {n}  :: Madrid, Spanish capital city and province
Malayalam {prop} {n}  :: Malayalam
Malayo-Polynesisch {adj}  :: Malayo-Polynesian
Maleier {m}  :: An ethnic Malay
Maleier {m}  :: A Malay speaker
Maleis {adj}  :: Malay, relating to people and/or language
Maleis {n}  :: The Malay language
Maleise {f}  :: female Malay person
Maleisië {prop} {n}  :: Malaysia
Maleisisch {adj}  :: Malaysian
Malgasy {prop}  :: Malagasy (language)
Malta {prop} {n}  :: Malta
Maltees {adj}  :: Maltese
Maltees {prop} {n}  :: Maltese (language)
Maltese {f}  :: A Maltese woman
Man {prop}  :: Isle of Man
Mandarijns {prop}  :: Mandarin
Maneblusser {m} [humorous, Belgium]  :: An inhabitant of the city of Mechelen, Belgium
Mantsjoe {n}  :: Manchu (language)
Mantsjoerije {prop}  :: Manchuria
Manx {adj}  :: pertaining to the Isle of Man and/or its Celtic people
Manx {adj}  :: of or relating to Manx Gaelic
Manx {prop} {n}  :: Manx Gaelic, the Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man
Marcus {prop}  :: Mark (book of the Bible)
Margreet {prop}  :: given name, cognate to English Margaret
Margriet {prop}  :: given name, cognate to English Margaret, but which also means Daisy
Maria {prop}  :: Mary (Biblical character)
Maria {prop}  :: given name. Variants include Maaike, Marie, Marieke, Marijke, Marije, Mieke, Mie, and numerous others
Marie {prop} {f}  :: given name, cognate to Mary
Marieke {prop} {f}  :: given name
Marietje {prop} {f}  :: given name, hypocoristic form of Marie
Marije {prop} {f}  :: given name
Marijke {prop} {f}  :: given name
Mariëlle {prop} {f}  :: given name. A diminutive of Marie
Maritje {prop}  :: given name, a hypocoristic form of Maria
Mark {prop}  :: given name, cognate to English Mark
Marokkaan {m}  :: Moroccan
Marokkaans {adj}  :: Moroccan
Marokko {prop} {n}  :: Morocco
Mars {prop}  :: [astronomy] Mars (planet)
Mars {prop}  :: Mars (Roman god)
Marshallees {adj}  :: in, from or relating to the Micronesian island state Marshall Islands
Marshallees {adj}  :: belonging or relating to the people of those islands
Marshallees {adj}  :: in or relating to their language
Marshallees {m}  :: A Marshallese person
Marshallees {prop} {n}  :: The Marshallese language
Marshalleilanden {prop}  :: The Pacific island state Marshall Islands (Republic of the Marshall Islands)
Martijn {prop}  :: given name, cognate to English Martin
Martinus {prop}  :: given name, equivalent to English Martin
Massachusetts {prop}  :: Massachusetts
Matteüs {prop} [biblical character]  :: Matthew
Matteüs {prop}  :: gospel of Matthew (book of the Bible)
Matthijs {prop}  :: given name, cognate to English Matthew
Mauretanië {prop} {n}  :: Mauritania
Mauritanië {prop} {n}  :: Mauritania
Mauritius {prop} {n}  :: Mauritius (country)
Maurits {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Maurice
Maximiliaan {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Maximilian
Maya {c}  :: A Maya; a member of the Maya people
Maya {prop} {f}  :: given name
Mechelen {prop} {n}  :: Mechelen
Mecklenburg-Voor-Pommeren {prop} {n}  :: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Meed {m}  :: Mede, Median
Meetjesland {prop} {n}  :: A historical region in the north-west of the province East Flanders in Belgium
Meeuwis {prop} {m}  :: given name
Megleno-Roemeens {prop} {n}  :: Megleno-Romanian language
Meierij {prop} {f}  :: A region in the Netherlands located south of 's-Hertogenbosch
Melanesië {prop}  :: Melanesia
Melkweg {f} [astronomy]  :: Milky Way
Menaldumadeel {prop}  :: Menaldumadeel (municipality)
Menno {prop}  :: given name
Mensenzoon {prop} {m} [Christianity]  :: Son of Man
Meppel {prop}  :: Meppel (city)
Meppel {prop}  :: Meppel (municipality)
Mercurius {prop} {m}  :: the planet Mercury
Mercurius {prop} {m}  :: Mercury, the Roman god
Mercuur {prop} {m} [obsolete, Roman mythology]  :: Mercury
Merwede {prop}  :: A river near the Drechtsteden, and part of the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta
Mesopotamië {prop} {n}  :: Mesopotamia (Oriental region between Euphrates and Tigris)
Mesopotamisch {adj}  :: Mesopotamian
Methoni {prop} {n}  :: Methoni
Mexicaans {adj}  :: Mexican
Mexico {prop} {n}  :: Mexico (country)
Mexico {prop} {n}  :: Mexico City
Michel {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Michael
Micronesië {prop}  :: Micronesia
Microscoop {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Microscopium
Middelburg {prop}  :: Middelburg (city/and/capital)
Middelburg {prop}  :: Middelburg (municipality)
Middelengels {prop} {n} [linguistics]  :: Middle English, the ancestor language of Modern English spoken between the 11th and 15th centuries
Middelengels {adj}  :: Middle English
Middelfrans {prop} {n}  :: Middle French
Middelfrans {adj}  :: Middle French
Middelhoogduits {prop} {n}  :: Middle High German
Middelhoogduits {adj}  :: Middle High German
Middeliers {prop} {n}  :: Middle Irish
Middeliers {adj}  :: Middle Irish
Middellandse Zee {prop} {f}  :: Mediterranean Sea
Middelnederduits {prop} {n}  :: Middle Low German
Middelnederduits {adj}  :: Middle Low German
Middelnederlands {prop} {n}  :: Middle Dutch
Middelnederlands {adj}  :: Middle Dutch
Middelsaksisch {prop} {n}  :: Middle Saxon, Middle Low German
Middelsaksisch {adj}  :: Middle Saxon, Middle Low German
Midden-Amerika {prop} {n}  :: Central America, the part of the Americas between North America and South America, either with or without the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea
Midden-Drenthe {prop}  :: Midden-Drenthe (municipality)
Midden-Europa {prop}  :: Central Europe
Midden-Oosten {prop} {n}  :: Middle East
Mie {prop} {f}  :: given name
Miek {prop} {f}  :: given name. Short form the name Maria, the Dutch equivalent of Mary
Mieke {prop} {f}  :: given name, pet form of Maria
Miep {prop} {f}  :: given name. Short form the name Maria, the Dutch equivalent of Mary
Mies {prop} {f}  :: given name. A pet form of Maria
Milaan {prop} {n}  :: Milan (city in Northern Italy)
Milaan {prop} {n}  :: Milan (province in the Lombardy region of Italy)
Minoïsch {adj}  :: Minoan
Miranda {prop}  :: Miranda
Miriam {prop} {f}  :: given name, variant of Mirjam
Mirjam {prop} {f} [biblical character]  :: Miriam
Mirjam {prop} {f}  :: given name, also spelled Miriam
Moederdag {m}  :: Mother's Day, a day (in May) in informal celebration of mothers and motherhood
Moerdijk {prop} {m}  :: Moerdijk (village)
Moerdijk {prop} {m} [colloquial, by extension]  :: part of the Hollands Diep at the village Moerdijk
Moezel {prop} {f}  :: the Moselle river
Mokum {prop} {n} [colloquial]  :: The city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mokveld {prop}  :: A family surname
Moldavië {prop} {n}  :: Moldova
Monaco {prop} {n}  :: Monaco (country and capital city)
Mongolië {prop} {n}  :: Mongolia
Mongool {m}  :: a Mongol, someone from Mongolia
Mongools {adj}  :: Mongolian
Mongools {adj}  :: Mongolic
Mongools {prop}  :: Mongolian language
Monica {prop} {f}  :: given name
Moniek {prop} {f}  :: alternative spelling of Monique
Monika {prop} {f}  :: uncommon spelling of Monica
Monique {prop} {f}  :: given name
Montenegrijns {adj}  :: Montenegrin, of Montenegro (or its language)
Montenegrijns {prop} {n}  :: Montenegrin (language)
Montenegro {prop} {n}  :: Montenegro
Montferland {prop}  :: Montferland (municipality)
Moskou {prop} {n}  :: Moscow, capital of Russia
Moskovië {prop} {n}  :: Muscovy
Moskoviër {m}  :: A Muscovian (person)
Moskovisch {adj}  :: Muscovian
Moskovische {f}  :: A female Muscovian person
Mozambique {prop} {n}  :: Mozambique
Mozes {prop} {m}  :: Moses
Mérida {prop}  :: The city Mérida in Spain's western region Estremadura, in Badajoz province
Mérida {prop}  :: Latin American cities named Mérida after the above:
Mérida {prop}  :: in Mexico, capital of Yucatan state
Mérida {prop}  :: in Venezuela, an eponymous district capital in Guzman province
Ms. {abbr}  :: Majesteits - Majesty
Murks {prop} {n}  :: A lect distinguished by unusual intonation and pronunciation and deliberate grammatical errors, used by youths to imitate and mock non-native speakers who are mostly from Turkey and Morocco
Myceens {adj}  :: Mycenaean
Mynheer {prop}  :: surname
m {letter}  :: letter
m. {abbr}  :: mark
ma {m} [colloquial]  :: mother
-ma {suffix}  :: occurring in Dutch surnames of Frisian origin, ma is probably a shortened form of the old Frisian genitive plural -monna, 'the men's'. After this suffix had fallen into disuse in the Frisian language, it came to be considered as a suffix to form family names
maag {f}  :: stomach, gut
maagd {f}  :: maiden, virgin
maagd {f} [astrology]  :: a Virgo; someone born with the star sign Virgo
maagd {f} [dated]  :: young girl
maag-darmstelsel {n}  :: digestive system
maagdelijk {adj}  :: virgin (adj)
maagdelijkheid {f} [literally]  :: virginity (state of being a virgin)
maagdelijkheid {f} [figuratively]  :: innocence, inexperience
maagdenpalm {c}  :: vinca
maagdenvlies {n}  :: The hymen, a membrane which occludes the vagina and is supposed to remain intact only in virgin females
maagpijn {f}  :: stomachache
maagzweer {c}  :: stomach ulcer
maaien {v}  :: to mow
maaier {m}  :: reaper
maaiveld {n}  :: the average or mean height of a piece of land
maak je geen zorgen {phrase}  :: don't worry
maakbaarheid {f} [politics, society]  :: malleability
maaksel {n} [geology]  :: fabric
maaksel {n}  :: something that has been made, a product
maakt niet uit {phrase}  :: it's all right, it's ok, it doesn't make a difference
maal {n}  :: meal
maal {f}  :: time, turn, occurrence
maal {n}  :: stain
maal {n}  :: mark, marking
maal {f} [obsolete]  :: calf [young cow]
maalderij {f}  :: millhouse
maalsteen {m}  :: millstone
maalteken {n}  :: multiplication sign (symbol denoting multiplication, as in "a x b" or "c.d")
maaltijd {m}  :: meal
maan {f}  :: moon
maan {f}  :: mane
-maan {suffix}  :: -maniac
maand {f}  :: month
maandag {m}  :: Monday
maandblad {n}  :: monthly (publication that is published once a month, possibly excepting one or more holiday months)
maandelijks {adv}  :: monthly, related to a month, occurring during a month or every month
maandnaam {m}  :: month name
maanlandschap {n}  :: lunar landscape, moonscape
maanlicht {n}  :: moonlight
maanogig {adj}  :: affected by the chronic, equine inflammatory eye disease moon blindness
maanoog {n}  :: The chronic, equine inflammatory eye disease moon blindness
maansikkel {f}  :: a thin crescent of the moon; a moonsickle
maansondergang {m}  :: moonset
maansopgang {m}  :: moonrise
maansopkomst {f}  :: moonrise
maansverduistering {f}  :: lunar eclipse
maanzaad {n}  :: The tiny seed(s) of a member of the genus Papaver, especially of the intoxicating poppy which produces opium
maanziek {adj} [dated]  :: epileptic
maanziek {adj} [uncommon]  :: lunatic, silly
maar {adv}  :: only, just
maar {adv}  :: as long as; only
maar {adv}  :: just; a modal particle indicating a certain degree of indifference towards the result
maar {conj}  :: but
maar {conj}  :: yet; only
maar {conj}  :: but then
maar liefst {adv}  :: no less than, as much as (indicating a certain amount of amazement)
maar toch {conj}  :: yet; and yet, but still
maarja {adv} [colloquial, speech act]  :: anyway, anyhow, anyhoo
maarschalk {m} [military]  :: marshal, field marshal
maart {m}  :: March
maat {f}  :: size, measure
maat {m}  :: mate, buddy
maat {m}  :: shipmate etc
maatbeker {m}  :: measuring cup, measuring jug
maatje {noun}  :: short for maatjesharing, a young herring
maatje {noun}  :: (literally) a small maat:
maatje {noun}  :: a small size, measure etc
maatje {noun}  :: a young or tiny mate; also used as an informal address for a male
maatlepel {m}  :: measuring spoon
maatregel {m}  :: measure (tactic, strategy, or piece of legislation)
maatschap {f}  :: partnership, venture
maatschappelijk {adj}  :: social
maatschappelijk werk {n}  :: social work
maatschappij {f}  :: company
maatschappij {f}  :: society
maatschappijleer {f}  :: civics
maatstaf {m}  :: standard, criterion
maatstreep {f}  :: A musical bar, vertical line across a staff
macaroni {m}  :: macaroni
machinaal {adj}  :: mechanical
machine {f}  :: machine (mechanical or electrical device)
machinegeweer {n}  :: machine gun
machinerie {f}  :: machinery
machinist {m}  :: A machine-operator, engineer; notably:
machinist {m}  :: locomotive operator
machinist {m}  :: steam engines operator on a vessel
machinist {m}  :: machinist, scenery operator in a theater
machocultuur {f}  :: a culture characterized by machismo
macht {f}  :: power, might, capability
macht {f}  :: political power, control
macht {f} [mathematics]  :: power
machteloos {adj}  :: powerless
machthebber {m}  :: someone who holds power
machtig {adj}  :: powerful (having or capable of exerting power potency or influence)
machtig {adj} [of food]  :: heavy
machtig {adv}  :: powerfully
machtigen {v}  :: to authorize (US); to authorise (UK)
machtsovernemer {m}  :: usurper
machtsverheffen {v} [arithmetic]  :: to raise to a power, exponentiate
machtsvertoon {n}  :: Show of power
machtswellust {f} {m}  :: hunger for power, lust for power
machtswellusteling {m}  :: power-hungry person; tyrant
macrokosmos {m}  :: macrocosm
macron {m} [orthography]  :: macron
macrotoestand {m} [physics, statistics]  :: macrostate
madam {f}  :: madam
madam {f}  :: female pimp
made {f}  :: maggot; a fly larva that eats decomposing flesh
made {f} [archaic]  :: grassland, meadow
madelief {n}  :: common daisy, Bellis perennis (flower)
maf {adj}  :: mad, silly, odd/eccentric
maffen {v} [colloquial]  :: to sleep
maffia {f} {m}  :: mafia
mafkees {m} [slang]  :: weirdo, goofball, nutjob
mafketel {m} [slang]  :: weirdo, goofball, nutjob
magenta {n}  :: magenta (pinkish purple colour)
magenta {adj}  :: magenta (being of the magenta colour)
mager {adj}  :: lean, (nearly) without fat
mager {adj}  :: meager, skinny, thin
mager {adj}  :: poor, pitiful, skim
mager {adj}  :: infertile (said of soil); weak
magie {f}  :: Occult, black or white magic, sorcery; hence supernatural occurrences or phenonomenons
magie {f} [figuratively]  :: A magical, surprising, facinating ... feat
magie {f}  :: The art illusionism
magiër {m}  :: mage, sorcerer
magiër {m}  :: magus, Zoroastrian priest
magiër {m}  :: magician, illusionist
magisch {adj}  :: magical, controlled or determined by supernatural magic (not illusionism)
magisch {adj} [figuratively]  :: enchanting, spell-bound etc
magistergraad {m} [obsolete]  :: master's degree
magistraat {m}  :: magistrate, judge or high executive state official
magistraat {m}  :: magistracy; city council
magneet {m}  :: magnet
magneetveld {n} [physics]  :: magnetic field
magneetvisser {m}  :: a person using a type of fishing rod, with a magnet attached to the end, to haul metal objects out of a body of water
magnesium {n}  :: magnesium
magnetisch {adj}  :: magnetic
magnetisch veld {n} [physics]  :: magnetic field
magnetisme {n}  :: magnetism
magnetostaart {m} [astronomy]  :: magnetotail
magnetron {m} [chiefly Netherlands]  :: microwave oven (fast heating device with mainly culinary use)
magnetronoven {m}  :: (chiefly Netherlands) microwave oven, a fast heating device with mainly culinary use
maharadja {m}  :: maharaja
mailen {v}  :: to email, e-mail
maillot {n} {m}  :: maillot
mais {m}  :: corn, maize
maisgeel {adj}  :: having the color of corn/maize
maiskolf {f}  :: ear of maize/corn
maja {interj}  :: maar ja; anyway, anyhow
majem {m} {n} [colloquial, Bargoens]  :: water
majem {m} {n} [colloquial, Bargoens]  :: city canal
majesteit {f}  :: majesty
majesteitsschennis {f}  :: A lese majesty, high crime against the person of a monarch, or the monarchy or crown; by extension even against any sovereign state (which in Roman law was the original holder of 'majesty', only later a ruler's title)
majoor {m}  :: major, a rank above captain
majoor {m}  :: in compounds, -majoor can also mean major - (senior)
mak {adj}  :: tame (domesticated, tamed)
mak {adj}  :: calm, tame (in a calm state of mind. not agitated)
makaak {m}  :: macaque (any monkey of the genus Macaca)
makak {m} [Belgium, derogatory]  :: someone of Moroccan or Maghreb origin
makelaar {m}  :: broker
makelaardij {f}  :: real estate agency
makelij {f}  :: manufacture, production, origin, construction (origin of a processed commodity)
maken {vt}  :: to make
maken {vt}  :: to fix, to repair, to mend
maken {vt}  :: to take (a photo)
maker {m}  :: maker (person or thing that makes, produces or repairs something)
makkelijk {adj}  :: easy
makkelijk {adj}  :: complacent
makkelijker gezegd dan gedaan {adj} [idiomatic]  :: easier said than done
makken {v}  :: to eat
makker {m}  :: A mate, fellow, colleague, companion, (not very close) friend, ally etc
makker {?}  :: alternative form of makkel
makreel {m}  :: mackerel
mal {f}  :: mold, cast (device to help creating shapes)
mal {adj}  :: funny, crazy, lacking common sense
malaria {f}  :: malaria
malcontent {adj}  :: dissatisfied
malcontent {m}  :: A discontent person
malcontent {m} [historical, Roman Catholicism]  :: A Dutch Roman Catholic noble who served the Spanish cause early in the Dutch revolt
malcontent {m} [historical, Protestantism]  :: A liberal Protestant in the early 20th century who rejected conventional liberalism and almost deistic theology and advocated social gospel theology and politics
maldoenerij {f}  :: silly behaviour or activity, buffoonery
malen {v}  :: to grind
malen {v} [obsolete]  :: to paint
malie {f}  :: a link of chainmail
maligne {adj} [medicine]  :: malignant
malkaar {pron} [archaic]  :: each other
malkander {pron} [archaic]  :: each other
mallerd {m}  :: silly/crazy person
malloot {f}  :: fool, idiot, moron
malloot {f} [archaic]  :: exuberant, hyperactive or foolish woman
malloot {adj} [uncommon]  :: foolish
mallotig {adj}  :: foolish, silly
mals {adj}  :: soft, succulent
mals {adj} [figuratively]  :: forgiving, lenient, soft
malt {m} {n} [especially in diminutive]  :: malt beer
maltose {c}  :: maltose
malverseren {v}  :: to embezzle, to peculate, to malversate
mam {f}  :: mother
mama {f}  :: mama, mother
mamma {f}  :: mamma, breast
mammoet {m}  :: mammoth
man {m}  :: man, human male, either adult or age-irrespective
man {m}  :: husband, male spouse
-man {suffix}  :: Someone (implied male) who is an expert in an area; e.g. sportman 'sportsman', zakenman 'businessman'
-man {suffix}  :: Someone (implied male) who is employed or holds a position in an area; e.g brandweerman 'fireman', politieman 'policeman'
-man {suffix}  :: Someone (implied male) who has special characteristics relating to an area, e.g. dolleman 'madman', landsman 'countryman'
-man {suffix}  :: In certain cases, someone (implied male) who derives from a particular nationality; e.g. Schotsman, Fransman
man en paard noemen {v} [idiom]  :: to call a spade a spade, to call it as one sees it
management {n} [management]  :: management
manbeer {m} [uncommon]  :: werebear
manchet {f}  :: cuff (part of shirt)
manchet {f}  :: sabot (munition)
manco {n}  :: shortage
mand {f}  :: basket
mandaat {n}  :: mandate
mandag {m}  :: (unit of measurement) one day of labour by one person; a man-day
mandarijn {m}  :: A mandarin, Far Eastern (notably Chinese Imperial) high official
mandarijn {m} [figuratively]  :: A pundit, someone in/with authority
mandarijn {m}  :: (usually in the diminutive: mandarijntje ) A tangerine, orange-like fruit
mandeeër {m}  :: Mandaean
manen {v}  :: to urge, admonish
manen {v}  :: to demand, dun (especially a payment)
maneschijn {m}  :: moonshine, moonlight
manga {m}  :: manga
mangaan {n}  :: manganese
mangat {n}  :: manhole
mangelen {vi} [archaic]  :: To lack
mangelen {vi} [obsolete]  :: To fail, fall short
mangelen {vt}  :: To wring laundry (manually) trough a mangle (cognate; handle-operated device)
mangelen {vt}  :: To flatten with some similar device
mangelen {vt} [obsolete]  :: To mingle, mix, share
mangelen {vt} [archaic]  :: To exchange (for ...), barter, trade, switch (with ...)
mangelen {vr}  :: To mutate, change (into ...)
mangelen {vi}  :: also used : To engage in barter
mango {m}  :: mango
mangoeste {f}  :: mongoose
maniak {m}  :: maniac, a manic individual
maniak {m}  :: maniac, obsessive, fanatic
manicuren {v}  :: to manicure
manie {f}  :: mania
-manie {suffix}  :: -mania
manier {f}  :: way, manner
manifest {n}  :: manifest
manifest {adj}  :: manifest; obvious, undeniable
manifestatie {f}  :: manifestation
manifestatie {f}  :: protest, demonstration
manifesteren {v}  :: to manifest
maniok {m}  :: manioc
maniok {m}  :: cassava root, root of the manioc plant
manipel {m} [Christianity]  :: maniple, ornamental scarf or band worn over the left arm by priests
manipel {m} [historical]  :: maniple, Roman unit of around 60 to 120 infantrymen
manipuleren {v}  :: to manipulate
manisme {n} [jargon]  :: ancestor worship
mank {adj}  :: lame
mankement {n}  :: defect
manken {vi}  :: to limp
mankeren {v}  :: to be sick, to ail
mannekesblad {n} [Belgium]  :: early comic
mannekesblad {n} [Belgium, derogatory]  :: overly busy, chaotic piece of writing or print; by extension, any overly ornamented object
mannelijk {adj}  :: masculine
mannelijk {adj}  :: manly
-mannen {suffix}  :: Like -lieden and -lui, plural form of Dutch suffix -man
mannenbroeder {m} [Netherlands]  :: orthodox Reformed Protestestant [in contemporary Dutch this strongly suggests that the referent is gereformeerd]
mannenbroeder {m} [Netherlands, archaic]  :: brother [as a title not necessarily denoting actual kinship]
mannequin {m}  :: mannequin; Only meaning (4): person modelling clothes
mannetje {noun}  :: The male of a species of animal or plant
mannetje {noun} [colloquial]  :: Man who performs odd jobs for money, usually without paying tax
mannetjes- {prefix}  :: male, he-
mannetjeseend {m}  :: drake (male duck)
mannetjeskat {m}  :: male cat, tomcat
manschap {n} {m}  :: homage, a feudal pledge of loyalty
manschap {n} {m}  :: (only common in the plural) a soldier, especially enlisted, as unit of military manpower
manschap {n} {m}  :: crew, which mans a ship etc
mantel {m}  :: cloak, mantle
mantel {m}  :: surface (literal), lack of substance (figurative)
mantelzorg {f}  :: provision of care to disabled, old or ill people by non-professionals in their environment
mantelzorger {m}  :: caregiver
manticus {m}  :: mantic
mantiek {f}  :: manticism
mantisch {adj}  :: mantic
manueel {adj}  :: manual
manuscript {n}  :: A manuscript, written (not printed) text or composition
manuscript {n}  :: A manuscript submitted for reproductive publication
manusje-van-alles {n}  :: handyman (man who does odd tasks), jack of all trades
manuur {n}  :: man-hour
maçonniek {adj} [freemasonry]  :: Masonic
maoïsme {n}  :: Maoism
maoïst {m}  :: a Maoist
maoïsties {adj} [obsolete]  :: nonstandard spelling of maoïstisch
maoïstisch {adj}  :: Maoist
map {f}  :: folder
map {f} [computing]  :: directory, folder
maquillage {m} [Belgian]  :: makeup
marathon {m}  :: marathon
marchanderen {vi}  :: to haggle, to bargain
marcheren {v}  :: to march (walk with long, regular strides, as a soldier does)
mardijker {m}  :: Former European (especially Dutch) slave, who was converted to christianity. Mostly used in the time of the VOC presence in Indonesia
mare {f} [archaic]  :: message, report, story
mare {f} [archaic]  :: rumor
mare {f}  :: depression in non-volcanic stone, compare maar
mare {f}  :: a nocturnal monster or spirit that torments its victims while they are sleeping
mare {f}  :: nightmare
mare {f}  :: witch
marechaussee {f}  :: military police
marechaussee {f}  :: member of the military police
marechaussee {f} [historical]  :: lightly armed soldier belonging to counterguerrilla troops
maren {v}  :: to announce, to make known
maren {v} [colloquial]  :: to say "but", to protest
marge {f} {m}  :: margin
marginaal {adj} [literally]  :: marginal, in or at the margin or edge(s)
marginaal {adj} [figuratively]  :: at the edge; borderline; destitute
marginaal {adj} [figuratively]  :: socially outcast
marginaal {adj} [figuratively]  :: (almost) insignificant, of minor importance
marginaal {adv}  :: marginally, slightly
marginaal {m}  :: A marginal person, an outcast
marginaal {m}  :: A freak
marginaal nut {n}  :: marginal utility
marginaliteit {f}  :: The status marginality, being marginal, outcast etc
marginaliteit {f}  :: (absolute use, direct article only: de marginaliteit) A marginal way of life, life on the edge, living as an outcast
margriet {f} {m}  :: daisy (flower)
marimba {c}  :: marimba
marina {f} [Belgium]  :: common, ordinary girl (often with a pejorative meaning)
marine {f} [navigation]  :: A navy
marine {f} [military]  :: An armed navy (naval branch of armed forces)
marineblauw {adj}  :: navy [in a blue colour]
marineblauw {n}  :: navy (a blue colour)
marinier {m}  :: marine
marionet {f}  :: puppet (doll with movable parts operated with strings or rods)
marionettenproces {n} [rare]  :: show trial
marist {m} [Roman Catholicism]  :: Marist
maritiem {adj}  :: maritime
maritieme oorworm {m}  :: maritime earwig
markeerstift {f}  :: highlighter
markeren {v}  :: To mark
markies {m}  :: marquis
markies {m}  :: type of shade (in front of window)
marksisme {n} [obsolete]  :: nonstandard spelling of marxisme
marksisties {adj} [obsolete]  :: nonstandard spelling of marxistisch
markt {f}  :: market
marktaandeel {n}  :: market share
marktconform {adj} [chiefly wages]  :: in accordance with market conventions, using market practices as a yardstick
marktconform {adv} [chiefly wages]  :: in accordance with market conventions, using market practices as a yardstick
marktdenken {n}  :: market ideology, market thinking (ideology that favours market mechanisms)
marktleider {m}  :: market leader
marktwaarde {f}  :: market value
marmelade {f}  :: marmalade
marmer {n}  :: marble (type of stone)
marmeren {adj}  :: made of marble, marble-coloured
marmeren {v}  :: to dye or paint in marble colour
mars {m}  :: march
mars {interj}  :: march! (military command)
mars {f}  :: basket (usually worn on the back like a rucksack)
mars {f} [nautical]  :: the platform at the top of the lower mast of a sailing ship
marsepein {m}  :: marzipan (sweet confection made of almond paste, sugar and egg white); a portion of it
martelaar {m}  :: martyr
martelares {f}  :: (female) martyr
martelen {v}  :: to torture
marteling {f}  :: torture (intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony)
marteltuig {n}  :: torture device
marter {m}  :: marten (mammal)
marxisme {n} [philosophy]  :: Marxism
marxisme-leninisme {n}  :: Marxism-Leninism
marxist {mf}  :: a Marxist
marxisties {adj} [obsolete]  :: nonstandard spelling of marxistisch
marxisties-leninisties {adj} [obsolete]  :: nonstandard spelling of marxistisch-leninistisch
marxistisch {adj}  :: Marxist
marxistisch-leninistisch {adj}  :: Marxist-Leninist
maïs {n}  :: alternative spelling of mais
mascara {f} {m}  :: mascara
mascotte {f} {m}  :: mascot
masker {n}  :: mask
maskeren {v}  :: to mask
maskesvlees {n} [Belgium]  :: a kind of chewy marshmallow often covered in a layer of white frosting
maïskoek {m}  :: Mexican tortilla
massa {f} {m}  :: mass, large amount
massa {f} {m} [physics]  :: mass
massa {f} {m}  :: multitude, mass, throng
massaal {adj}  :: massive
massaal {adv}  :: massively, en masse
massademonstratie {f}  :: mass demonstration
massage {f}  :: physical massage
massagebed {n}  :: massage bed
massagebed {n}  :: mass prayer
massahysterie {f}  :: mass hysteria
massamoord {mf}  :: mass murder
massamoordenaar {m}  :: mass murderer
massaproductie {f}  :: mass production
massavernietigingswapen {n}  :: weapon of mass destruction
masseren {v}  :: To (give a) massage
masseren {v} [figuratively]  :: To work on, prepare, position etc.; notably in billiards, give a head-shot with side-effect
masseur {m}  :: masseur
masseuse {f}  :: masseuse
massief {adj}  :: massive
mast {m}  :: mast
mast {m}  :: mast, fodder for pigs or other animals made up of acorns and beechnuts
masturberen {v}  :: To masturbate
mat {mf}  :: rug, mat
mat {mf} [hairstyle]  :: mullet
mat {n}  :: checkmate
mat {adj}  :: matte, not reflecting light
mat {adj}  :: dull, uninteresting
mataglap {adj} [Netherlands]  :: out of one's mind, insane [especially out of rage], enraged
mate {f}  :: A measure, degree: quantity or intensity of something abstract
mateloos {adj}  :: immoderate, excessive
mateloos {adv}  :: immoderately, excessively
matennaaier {m} [pejorative]  :: someone who betrays a friend, a backstabber
materiaal {n}  :: material (matter)
materie {f}  :: matter
materieel {adj}  :: material
matheid {f}  :: listlessness, lethargy, lack of energy and enthusiasm
mathematicus {m}  :: A mathematician, person studying or versed in mathematics
mathematisch {adj}  :: mathematical
-matig {suffix}  :: appended to a noun, this suffix yields an adjective whose meaning is "relating to the thing or concept referred to (by the stem)"
matig {adj}  :: moderate
matigen {v}  :: to moderate
matineus {adj}  :: early rising, being an early bird
matrak {c} [Belgium]  :: a club, cudgel (weapon used by police)
matras {n} {f}  :: A mattress (a firm pad on which a person can recline and sleep)
matras {n} {f}  :: By extension, a technical bedding or padding to protect something
matras {n} {f} [slang, pejorative]  :: A slut, harlot, a girl so easy that 'everybody does her'; sometimes extended to men who are promiscuous
matras {?} [obsolete]  :: A container of several types:
matras {?}  :: an alchemist's long-necked glass receiver
matras {?}  :: a leather bag
matras {?}  :: a urinal
maître {m}  :: master [expert, qualified teacher]
matriarch {f}  :: matriarch
matriarchaal {adj}  :: matriarchal
matriarchaat {n}  :: matriarchy
matrijs {f}  :: mould, matrix
matrijs {f}  :: die (a device for cutting things into a specified shape or for stamping coins and medals)
matrix {f}  :: matrix (in mathematics)
matroos {m}  :: sailor, seaman
matrozenpak {n}  :: sailor suit
matten {v}  :: to partake in a fist fight
matten {vt}  :: to dull or render mat
mattenklopper {m}  :: carpet beater
mattie {f} {m} [slang]  :: friend, mate, buddy
mausoleum {n}  :: mausoleum
mauwer {m}  :: A meower, usually a cat
mauwer {m} [figuratively]  :: A (noisy, winy) infant
mavo {prop} {c} {n} [Netherlands]  :: initialism of Middelbaar algemeen voortgezet onderwijs
maximaal {adj}  :: maximal
maximaliseren {v}  :: to maximize
maximum {n}  :: maximum
maximumloon {n}  :: maximum wage
mayonaise {m}  :: The dressing mayonnaise, made from raw egg yolks and oil
mazelen {p}  :: The acute, highly contagious viral disease measles
mazzel {interj} [Netherlands, slang]  :: see you later, bye
mazzel {m} [Netherlands]  :: lucky, fortune
mazzelpik {f} [Netherlands, slang]  :: lucky dog
mbo {initialism}  :: middelbaar beroepsonderwijs (intermediate vocational education/training)
m.b.t. {abbr}  :: met betrekking tot
me. {prop} {n}  :: abbreviation of MiddelengelsMiddle English (language)
mecanicien {m} [chiefly Belgium]  :: mechanic
mechanisch {adj}  :: mechanical, related to mechanics and/or machinery
mechanisch {adj}  :: done by machine(s)
mechanisch {adj}  :: automatical, like machines work mindlessly
medaille {f}  :: medal (stamped metal disc)
medaille {f}  :: such decoration, awarded as a prize or in recognition of merit
mede {adv}  :: co-
mede {adv}  :: With someone or something else (mee)
mede {f}  :: mead (drink)
mede- {prefix}  :: co-
mededelen {v}  :: alternative form of meedelen
mededeling {f}  :: notice; communication; announcement
medeklinker {m} [phonetics]  :: consonant
medeklinkergradatie {f} [linguistics]  :: consonant gradation
medeleven {n}  :: condolence
medelijden {n}  :: compassion, sympathy for the suffering of another
medemisdadiger {m}  :: fellow criminal
medemisdadiger {m}  :: accomplice
medeoprichter {m}  :: common alternative spelling of mede-oprichter
mede-oprichter {m}  :: cofounder, founding member
medeplichtig {adj}  :: sharing in guilt
medeplichtig {adj} [legal]  :: accessory (assisting a crime)
medeplichtige {mf}  :: accomplice
medeplichtige {mf} [legal]  :: accessory (assisting a crime)
mederij {f}  :: meadery
mede-uitvinder {m}  :: co-inventor
medewerker {m}  :: employee
medewerking {f}  :: Cooperation (working together)
medeweten {n}  :: knowledge
medezeggenschap {f} {n}  :: (employee) codetermination
medezeggenschapsorgaan {n}  :: body or organisation through which codetermination is implemented
medezeggenschapsraad {m}  :: employee council, codetermination council
mediaan {f} {m}  :: median (statistical measure of central tendency)
mediaan {f} {m} [printing, dated]  :: pica: 12-point type
mediaevist {m}  :: medievalist (scholar studying the Middle Ages)
mediaoorlog {m}  :: media war
mediastrijd {m}  :: media battle
medicatie {f}  :: medication, medical treatment
medicijn {n}  :: medicine (substance)
medicineren {v}  :: to medicate
medicineren {v}  :: to ingest (medicine)
medicus {m}  :: doctor, physician
mediene {f} [Judaism, Netherlands]  :: Jewish communities in the Netherlands outside Amsterdam; the provinces, hinterland
mediopassief {n}  :: mediopassive (a voice that combines a middle voice and a passive voice)
mediopassief {adj}  :: mediopassive
medisch {adj}  :: medical
meditatie {f}  :: meditation
medium {n}  :: means, system or instrument for fulfilling an end
medium {n} [physics]  :: medium which a wave or force traverses
medium {n} [grammar]  :: middle voice
medium {n} [communications, media]  :: means of communication, media outlet
medium {n} [communications]  :: data medium, something that contains data
medium {n}  :: channeler, someone who claims to access the dead
medium {n}  :: something of medium size
medium {adj}  :: of medium size
medium {adj} [of meat]  :: medium rare
mediëvist {m}  :: medievalist
medley {m}  :: several songs strung together
mee {adv}  :: along, together
mee eens {phrase}  :: "I agree"
meebetalen {v}  :: to pay one's share of the cost
meebrengen {v}  :: to bring along, bring with
meecalculeren {v} [literal and figurative]  :: to take into account, to include in a calculation
meedelen {v}  :: to communicate, to disseminate (share information)
meedeling {f}  :: notice
meedenken {v}  :: to think along
meedingen {v}  :: to compete
meedoen {v}  :: to take part, participate
meedogenloos {adj}  :: ruthless, merciless
mee-eten {vi}  :: to eat along with others, to join others for a meal
meegaan {v}  :: to go along
meekomen {v}  :: to come along with; accompany; join
meekomen {v}  :: to keep up with rhythm
meel {n}  :: flour, farina, meal
meeleveren {v}  :: to include, supply with
meelij {n}  :: alternative form of medelijden
meelijwekkend {adj}  :: causing pity or sympathy
meelijwekkend {adj}  :: pitiful, pathetic
meeloper {m}  :: passive follower, fellow traveller
meeloper {m}  :: bystander [in the context of bullying]
meelworm {m}  :: mealworm
meelzak {f} [Brabantian]  :: overripe, starchy apple
meemaken {v}  :: to participate in, attend
meemaken {v}  :: to experience
meeneemrestaurant {n} [Belgium]  :: takeaway (restaurant)
meenemen {vt}  :: To take along, take away, carry off/along
meenemen {vt} [Belgium, of university courses]  :: To drop a course or postpone it to the next year, either deliberately or by necessity
meent {f}  :: communal pasture, common land for grazing
meent {f} [archaic]  :: community
meer {n}  :: lake
meer {determiner}  :: comparative of veel; more
meer {adv}  :: anymore, any longer
-meer {suffix}  :: -mer, -mere
meerder {adj} [rare]  :: greater, superior
meerdere {determiner}  :: more, several, multiple
meerdere {mf}  :: someone higher in rank; a superior or boss
meerderheid {f}  :: majority
meerekenen {vt}  :: to include, to take into account
meerjarig {adj}  :: perennial
meerjarig {adj}  :: lasting actively throughout the year, or all the time
meerjarig {adj} [botany, of a plant]  :: having a life cycle of more than two years
meerkat {f}  :: guenon (one of a number of monkeys of the genus Cercopithecus)
meerkeuzevraag {c}  :: multiple-choice question
meerkoet {m}  :: Eurasian coot (Fulica atra)
meerlagig {adj}  :: multilayered
meerlettergrepig {adj}  :: polysyllabic
meermaals {adv}  :: many times, repeatedly
meermalen {adv}  :: several times
meerman {m}  :: merman
meermin {f}  :: mermaid
meerpaal {m}  :: a maritime bollard
meert {m} [Groningen, dialectal]  :: polecat
meertalig {adj}  :: multilingual
meertaligheid {f}  :: multilingualism (condition of being able to speak several languages)
meertrapsraket {f}  :: multistage rocket
meerval {m}  :: catfish
meervoud {n}  :: plural
mees {f}  :: tit (bird)
meesmuilen {v}  :: to laugh in a jeering or mocking fashion
meest {determiner}  :: most; superlative of veel
meestal {adv}  :: mostly, for the most part
meestal {adv}  :: usually
meestentijds {adv} [archaic]  :: Most of the time, usually
meester {m}  :: master
meester {m} [rail transport]  :: train driver
meestergraad {m}  :: master's degree
meesterschap {n}  :: mastery
meesterwerk {n}  :: masterpiece
meesttijds {adv}  :: most of the time, usually
meet {f}  :: The finish line in a competition
meetbaar {adj}  :: measurable, which can be measured (up)
meetinstrument {n}  :: A measuring instrument (device to record numerically)
meetkunde {f}  :: geometry
meetlat {f}  :: A graduated flat ruler or yardstick, fit for measuring small distances
meetronen {v}  :: to bring along, to drag (someone) along
meetsysteem {n}  :: measurement system
meeuw {f}  :: seagull
meevallen {v}  :: to be better than expected, to be not so bad
meevaller {m}  :: an outcome better than expected, a surprise, a relief
meewaaien {vt} [of the wind]  :: to take along
meewaaien {v} [unaccusative]  :: to be blown along [with the wind, someone's breath or another movement of air]
meewarig {adj}  :: pitying
meewerken {v}  :: to cooperate
meewerkend voorwerp {n} [grammar]  :: indirect object
meezang {f}  :: a sing along
meezingen {v}  :: to sing along
mega- {prefix}  :: mega-
mega-ampère {m}  :: mega-ampere: 106 amperes
megacalorie {f}  :: megacalorie
megaseconde {f}  :: megasecond: 106 seconds
megastal {m}  :: A particularly large stable, that can house hundreds of cattle or thousands of other livestock
megasteradiaal {m}  :: megasteradian: one million steradians
mei {m}  :: May
meid {f}  :: girl, lass
meid {f}  :: maid
meid {f}  :: Commonly used as an address for female pets, especially female dogs
meidje {noun}  :: diminutive of meid
meidje {noun}  :: girl (female child)
meidoorn {m} [botany]  :: any species of the genus Crataegus including hawthorn and mayblossom
meier {m} [historical]  :: bailiff
meier {m} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: honderdje, a 100 guilder banknote, nowadays, however less frequently, used for a 100 euro banknote
meierij {f} [historical]  :: bailiwick
meikever {m}  :: The cockchafer, beetle Melolontha melolontha
meiklokje {n} [botany]  :: lily of the valley, the spring-flowering plant Convallaria majalis
meiklokje {n}  :: its white, fragrant flower
meinedig {adj}  :: perjurious
meinedig {adj}  :: treacherous
meineed {m}  :: perjury
meiose {f}  :: The processus meiosis, reductive cell division
meis {f} [familiar, colloquial, Netherlands, mostly used as a term of address]  :: girl
meisje {noun}  :: girl [especially of a premature age]
meisjesnaam {m}  :: A given name to a female person or girl
meisjesnaam {m}  :: The surname of a woman before she is married and adopted the surname of her husband
meiske {noun} [dialect]  :: alternative form of meisje
meitnerium {n}  :: meitnerium
mejuffrouw {f}  :: Miss (title)
mejuffrouw {f}  :: unmarried woman
mejuffrouw {f}  :: female primary school teacher
mekaar {pron} [colloquial, dialectal]  :: each other
mekander {pron} [dialectal]  :: each other
melaats {adj}  :: leprous
melaatse {noun}  :: leper
melaatsheid {f} [pathology]  :: leprosy (the infectious skin-disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae)
melancholiek {adj}  :: melancholic
melanoom {n} [pathology]  :: melanoma, type of skin tumor
melasse {f}  :: the thick brownish syrup molasses, the remnant after refining raw sugar (cane)
melatonine {?}  :: melatonin
melden {vt}  :: to report, communicate; let know
melding {f}  :: a report, notification, message, notice
melig {adj}  :: mealy
melig {adj}  :: hokey, sappy, cheesy
melisoen {n} [historical, otherwise obsolete]  :: dysentery
melk {f}  :: Milk, nutritious liquid produced by a lactating mammalian mother
melk {f} [botany]  :: Various resembling 'milky' juices, as secreted by certain plants and insects
melkaar {pron} [archaic]  :: each other
melkander {pron} [archaic]  :: each other
melkboer {m}  :: milkman
melkchocolade {m}  :: milk chocolate (chocolate that includes milk powder as one of its ingredients)
melken {v}  :: to milk
melker {m}  :: milker
melkfles {f}  :: milk bottle
melkfles {f} [colloquial]  :: pale human leg
melkgebit {n}  :: milk teeth
melkklier {f}  :: mammary gland
melkkoe {f}  :: milch cow, dairy cow
melkkoe {f}  :: cash cow
melkman {m}  :: A milkman, dairy seller and/or - deliver
melkmuil {m}  :: An immature person, notably an ignorant novice
melkslang {f}  :: milk snake
melksuiker {m}  :: lactose
melkvee {n} [collective]  :: milch cow, cattle kept for milk production
melkveehouderij {f} [uncountable]  :: dairy husbandry, milk husbandry
melkveehouderij {f}  :: dairy farm, milk farm (farm where animals are raised for their milk)
melkwegstelsel {n} [astronomy]  :: galaxy
melkzuur {n}  :: lactic acid
melm {m}  :: dry earth, dry or sandy soil
melodie {f}  :: melody (sequence of notes that makes up a major musical phrase)
melodieus {adj}  :: melodious
melodisch {adj}  :: melodic
meloen {f} {m}  :: melon
membraan {n}  :: A membrane, thin, often separating, layer of (skin or other) tissue in (animal - or plant -) anatomy
membraan {n}  :: An artefact similar in function and/or construction, e.g. as mechanical part
memorabel {adj}  :: memorable
memoriseren {v}  :: to memorize (US), memorise (UK)
men {pron} [indefinite]  :: One, they, (the) people; indefinite third-person singular pronoun: Men zegt dat... (People say that...; It is said that...)
men {pron}  :: All humanity, everyone; public opinion
mendelevium {n}  :: mendelevium
meneer {m}  :: sir, mister
menen {v}  :: to think
menen {v}  :: to mean
mengelen {v}  :: to mix
mengelend {adj}  :: mixing
mengeling {f}  :: mixture
mengen {v}  :: to mix
mengsel {n}  :: mixture
mengteelt {f}  :: polyculture
mengvoeder {n} [agriculture]  :: mixed fodder
menhir {m}  :: menhir
menie {f}  :: red lead
menievogel {m}  :: minivet
menig {determiner}  :: many a
menigmaal {adv}  :: often, frequently
menigte {f}  :: crowd
menigte {f}  :: multitude
mening {f}  :: opinion
meningsuiting {f}  :: expression (of opinions)
meningsverschil {n}  :: disagreement, difference of opinion
mennen {vt} [literally]  :: To lead (a) draught animal(s)
mennen {vt}  :: To drive a drawn vehicle (especially chariot) or plow
mennen {vt}  :: To deliver the load of such transport
mennen {vt} [figuratively]  :: To take the lead, conduct, guide, command (troops), steer people/ events
mennen {vi}  :: To be engaged in any of the above senses, e.g. to have the lead, be in charge
menner {m}  :: driver of animals
menner {m} [especially]  :: a charioteer
menopauze {f}  :: menopause
menora {f}  :: menorah
menroede {f}  :: driver's rod, used to control draught animals
mens {m}  :: human, man (as a species), humanity
mens {n} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: woman
mensaap {m}  :: ape (humanoid primate)
mensch {m} {n}  :: obsolete spelling of mens
menschelijk {adj}  :: archaic spelling of menselijk
mensdom {n}  :: humanity
menselijk {adj}  :: human
menselijk {adj}  :: humane
menselijkheid {f}  :: humanity, humaneness (quality of being humane)
mensenhaai {m}  :: great white shark
mensenhandel {m}  :: human trafficking
mensenkind {n}  :: human child
mensensmokkel {m}  :: people smuggling
mensensmokkelaar {m}  :: people smuggler
mensheid {f}  :: humanity (totality of humans, all members of the genus Homo)
mensonterend {adj}  :: Violating one's basic human dignity; extremely degrading to humans
menswaardig {adj}  :: Respecting or congruent with human dignity
mentaal {adj}  :: mental (relating to the mind)
mentaliteit {f}  :: mentality (mindset)
mentor {m}  :: A mentor, wise/grey adviser, tutor etc
menu {n}  :: menu
menubalk {m} [graphical user interface]  :: menu bar
mep {f} {m}  :: slap, smack, spank
meppen {v}  :: to smack, slap, swat
mercapto- {prefix} [functional group prefix]  :: mercapto-
mercuur {m} [historical]  :: early type of newspaper/magazine, from the seventeenth or eighteenth century [originally centred on factual reporting, later on becoming a satirical magazine]
mercuur {m} [uncommon]  :: mercury (metal, element)
merel {m}  :: blackbird
meren {vti}  :: to moor
merendeel {n}  :: majority, largest proportion
merg {n}  :: marrow
mergel {m} [geology]  :: marl
merk {n}  :: mark
merk {n}  :: logo
merk {n}  :: brand
merken {v}  :: to mark
merken {v}  :: to notice
merkstift {f} {m}  :: permanent marker (type of pen)
merkwaardig {adj} [literally]  :: remarkable, notable
merkwaardig {adj}  :: odd, strange, bizarre
merrie {f}  :: A mare, female equine (mostly horse)
mes {n}  :: knife, cleaver
mes {n} [colloquial]  :: blade
mesdjid {m} [uncommon, dated]  :: mosque
mesjogge {adj}  :: crazy, insane
meson {n} [physics]  :: meson
messias {m}  :: messiah
messing {adj}  :: brazen, made of brass
messing {n}  :: brass
mest {m}  :: dung
mest {m}  :: fertilizer
mesten {vt} [chiefly of livestock]  :: to fatten
mesthoop {m}  :: dung heap
mestkever {m} [zoology]  :: A dung beetle
mestvee {n} [collective]  :: fattened livestock raised for meat
mestvork {f}  :: pitchfork
met {prep}  :: with, along with (another person)
met {prep}  :: with, using (a tool, instrument or other means)
met {prep}  :: at, for, during (a holiday/festivity)
met alle winden meewaaien {v} [idiom, chiefly unaccusative]  :: to turn with every wind, to be inconsistent, to succumb easily to outside influence
met betrekking tot {prep}  :: concerning
met de benenwagen {phrase} [colloquial]  :: on foot
met de kippen op stok gaan {vi} [idiom]  :: to go to bed early
met de klok mee {adv}  :: clockwise
met de nek bezien {v} [idiomatic]  :: look down upon (somebody)
met de paplepel ingegoten zijn {v} [idiomatic, of children]  :: to learn at an early age
met de poepers zitten {vi} [Belgium, idiom]  :: to be nervous, anxious or frightened
met de schrik vrijkomen {v}  :: to escape unharmed
met een korreltje zout {adv} [idiomatic]  :: with a grain of salt
met hand en tand {phrase} [idiomatic]  :: tooth and nail; with all the strength and means at one's disposal
met het verkeerde been uit bed stappen {v} [idiomatic]  :: to get up on the wrong side of the bed
met inbegrip van {prep}  :: including
met man en muis {adv} [idiomatic]  :: with everyone without exception
met mij gaat het goed, dank u {phrase}  :: I'm fine, thank you
met name {adv}  :: especially, in particular
met opzet {adv}  :: deliberately
met rust laten {v}  :: to leave alone, to not bother or disturb
met sint-juttemis {adv} [idiomatic]  :: When pigs fly. Never
met smart {prep}  :: See: met smart
met smart {prep}  :: With great anticipation, eagerly
met uitzondering van {prep}  :: except, exempted
met vuur spelen {v}  :: to play with fire
met zijn neus in de boter vallen {vi} [idiom]  :: to be lucky, to be in luck
met zijn talenten woekeren {v} [idiom]  :: to exploit one talents (gifts) to the full
metaal {n}  :: metal (atomic element or material made of such atoms)
metaal {n} [heraldry]  :: metal
metaaldetector {m}  :: metal detector
metaboliet {m}  :: metabolite
metabolisme {n}  :: metabolism
metafoor {f} [linguistics]  :: metaphor, figure of speech
metaforisch {adj}  :: metaphoric, metaphorical
metafysica {f}  :: metaphysics
metafysisch {adj}  :: metaphysical
metalen {adj}  :: metallic, metal -, made of metal or resembling it in color or other properties
metallurgie {f}  :: metallurgy, the science and technology of metals
metalumlaut {n}  :: a decorative umlaut over a letter in the name of a heavy metal band; an heavy metal umlaut
metamorf gesteente {n} [geology]  :: metamorphic rock
metamorfose {f}  :: metamorphosis, transformation
metamorfose {f}  :: shapeshifting
metamorfoseren {v}  :: to metamorphosize, to transform
meteen {adv}  :: immediately; at once
meten {vt}  :: to measure
meten {vr}  :: to measure up [+ met (object) = to]
meteoor {m}  :: meteor
meteoor {m} [obsolete]  :: luminary (light-emitting celestial object)
meteoriet {m}  :: meteorite
meteorologie {f}  :: meteorology
meter {m}  :: measurer (person who measures something)
meter {m}  :: meter (device that measures things or indicates a physical quantity)
meter {m}  :: meter, metre (unit of distance)
meter {f}  :: godmother
metgezel {m}  :: companion
meth- {prefix} [hydrocarbon chain prefix]  :: meth-
methaan {n} [organic compound]  :: methane
methaanzuur {n} [organic compound]  :: methanoic acid
methanal {m} [organic compound]  :: methanal
methanol {m} [organic compound]  :: methanol
methode {f}  :: method
methyl {n} [organic chemistry]  :: methyl
meticuleus {adj}  :: meticulous
meting {f}  :: measurement
metoniem {n}  :: metonym
metonymia {f} [literature]  :: A metaphor by which an inclusive term stands for something included, or vice versa; a metaphor in which a part is spoken of as the whole (hand for laborer) or vice-versa (the court for the judge)
metriek {adj}  :: metric
metrisch {adj}  :: metric, metrical
metrohalte {f}  :: railway stop
metropolis {f}  :: metropolis
metropool {f} {m}  :: metropolis, metropole
metroseksueel {adj}  :: metrosexual
metselaar {m}  :: bricklayer, mason
metselaarster {m}  :: female bricklayer
metselen {vi}  :: to lay bricks
metselen {vt}  :: to build
metteko {noun} [Brabantian]  :: stupid, awkward person (or, by extension, thing)
metteko {noun} [Brabantian, region around the Rupel river]  :: shoulder
metteko {noun} [Brabantian, region around the Rupel river]  :: back
meubel {n}  :: piece of furniture
meubelstoffeerderij {f}  :: upholstery shop
meubelstuk {n}  :: an item of furniture, (usually) in a room
meubilair {n}  :: furniture
meubileren {v}  :: to furnish
meug {m} [Brabantian]  :: one's liking
meuk {c} [colloquial]  :: junk, stuff
meuken {v} [archaic]  :: To simmer
meur {m} [colloquial]  :: stench, foul smell
meuren {v} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: to sleep
meuren {v} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: to reek, to stink
meuren {v} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: to fart
meurg {adj}  :: drunk
meurg {adj}  :: exhausted
meurg {adj}  :: cooked
meurrig {adj} [Brabantian]  :: in an unclear state of mind
meute {f}  :: pack, rout, crowd
meutte {f} [Brabantian]  :: young cow
meutte {f} [Brabantian]  :: awkward, stupid person
mevrouw {f}  :: madam, miss
mezekouw {c}  :: machicolation
mezelf {pron}  :: myself
mezenkooi {f}  :: a series of floor holes in a castle to drop or shoot projectiles; a machicolation
mezenkooi {f}  :: a bird-cage for a tit
mgr. {abbr}  :: abbreviation of markgraaf
mgr. {abbr}  :: abbreviation of monseigneur
mgrs. {abbr}  :: markgraafschap
mhd. {adj}  :: abbreviation of Middelhoogduits
mi {f} [music]  :: mi
miasma {n}  :: miasma (noxious atmosphere or influence)
miasma {n} [medicine, historical]  :: miasma (emanation from rotting organic matter causing diseases)
miauwen {vi}  :: To meow, make a feline's gentle, yet shrill type of cry
miauwerik {m}  :: A cat, notably when it meows
michels {pron} [Southern Dutch, dated, Bargoens]  :: I, me
micro- {prefix}  :: micro-
microampère {m}  :: micro-ampere: 10-6 of an ampere
microbe {f} [microbiology]  :: microbe
microbiologie {f}  :: microbiology (branch of biology dealing with microorganisms)
microcandela {mf}  :: microcandela: 10-6 of a candela
microcefalie {f}  :: microcephaly
microfoon {m}  :: microphone
microgolf {f}  :: microwave (electromagnetic wave in the band between infrared and radio waves)
microgolf {m} [Belgium]  :: microwave oven, a fast heating device with mainly culinary use
microgolfoven {m} [chiefly Belgium]  :: microwave oven, a fast heating device with mainly culinary use
microkosmos {m}  :: microcosm
micrometer {m}  :: micrometer (unit of measure)
micrometer {m}  :: micrometer (measuring device)
micronatie {f}  :: micronation
micro-ohm {m} {n}  :: microohm: 10-6 ohm
micro-organisme {n}  :: micro-organism
microscoop {m}  :: A microscope, a magnifying optical instrument
microscopisch {adj}  :: microscopic
microseconde {f}  :: microsecond
microsteradiaal {m}  :: microsteradian: 10-6 of a steradian
microtoestand {m} [physics, statistics]  :: microstate (particular configuration of a macrostate)
middag {m}  :: midday, noon
middag {m}  :: afternoon
middageten {n}  :: lunch
middagmaal {n}  :: lunch, midday meal
middagstond {f} [archaic or poetic]  :: midday
middaguur {n}  :: midday, noon
middel {n}  :: means
middel {n}  :: medicine, cure
middel {n} {m}  :: waist
middel- {prefix}  :: middle, centre, between
middelbaar {adj}  :: secondary
middelbare school {f} {m} [historical]  :: high school
middeleeuwen {p} [with definite article]  :: The Middle Ages
middeleeuwer {m}  :: A person living in the Middle Ages
middeleeuws {adj}  :: medieval
middelen {vt}  :: to take the average of
middelen {vi} [dialectal]  :: to mediate
middelgroot {adj}  :: medium-sized
middellijn {f}  :: diameter (diametrical chord)
middelmatig {adj}  :: mediocre, average
middelmatigheid {f}  :: Mediocrity: being mediocre
middelnaam {m}  :: Unusual translation of tweede naam. Often the forced translation of the Anglo-Saxon middle name
middelnaam {m} [figuratively]  :: a trait, activity, or action closely associated with a person
middelpunt {n}  :: middle point, centre
middelpuntvliedende kracht {f}  :: centrifugal force
middelpuntzoekende kracht {f}  :: centripetal force
middels {prep}  :: by means of
middelvinger {m}  :: middle finger
midden {adv}  :: in the middle
midden- {prefix}  :: middle, center
midden van nergens {n}  :: middle of nowhere
middenbouw {m}  :: the middle-level classes of a school, e.g. the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades of a grammar school in the Netherlands
middenfrequentie {f} [radio]  :: intermediate frequency
middengolf {f}  :: medium wave
middenklasse {f}  :: middle class
middenrif {n}  :: midriff, diaphragm
middenst {adj}  :: middlemost, midmost
middenstand {m} [business]  :: retail, small business
middenstand {m}  :: middle-class
middenstander {m}  :: a small business owner
middenstijl {m}  :: mullion
middenveld {n}  :: midfield
middenvelder {mf} [sports]  :: midfielder
middenweg {m}  :: middle ground, compromise, moderation
middernacht {m}  :: midnight
middernachtzon {f}  :: midnight sun
miegen {v} [obsolete]  :: to urinate
mier {f} [zoology]  :: ant
mier {f} [figuratively]  :: insignificant individual
mierenboerderij {f}  :: formicarium, antfarm
mierenbroodje {n} [botany]  :: elaiosome
mierenegel {m}  :: echidna, monotreme of the family Tachyglossidae
miereneter {m}  :: anteater
mierenhoop {m}  :: anthill
mierenneuken {v} [vulgar]  :: to nitpick, to be fastidious
mierenneuker {m} [pejorative, coarse]  :: a petty person who makes a pointless fuss about insignificant details or issues; a nitpicker
mierenneukerij {f} [vulgar]  :: nitpickery
mierenzuur {n} [organic compound]  :: formic acid
mierikswortel {m}  :: The root of the horseradish, harvested as a pungent condiment and formerly a remedy for scorbut
mierikswortel {m}  :: horseradish, Armoracia rusticana
mierzoet {adj}  :: cloyingly sweet
mieteren {vt} [colloquial]  :: to hurl, to smite
mieteren {vi} [colloquial]  :: to fall, to plunge
miezer {m}  :: drizzle
miezer {m}  :: alternative form of miezerd
miezerd {m}  :: a puny guy
miezeren {v}  :: to drizzle, rain lightly
miezerig {adj}  :: damp, drizzly
miezerig {adj}  :: measly
miezerregen {m}  :: drizzle, light rain
migraine {f}  :: migraine
migrant {m}  :: migrant
mij {pron}  :: First-person singular, objective: me
mij niet gezien {phrase} [idiomatic]  :: no way I'm doing that!
mijden {v}  :: to avoid
mijl {m}  :: a mile
mijlpaal {m}  :: milestone
mijmeren {v}  :: To think to oneself
mijmering {f}  :: reverie
mijn {determiner}  :: belonging to me: my
mijn {f}  :: mine (place where ore is taken out of the ground)
mijn {f}  :: mine (device meant to explode when stepped upon or touched)
mijnbouw {m}  :: mining
mijner {pron}  :: mine
mijnheer {m}  :: alternative form of meneer
mijns inziens {adv}  :: In my opinion, as far as I'm concerned
mijnschacht {m}  :: mineshaft
mijnstreek {f}  :: region where mining takes place
mijnwerker {m}  :: A miner, laborer in mining
mijnwet {f}  :: mining law (law regulating the practice of mining)
mijt {f} [zoology]  :: mite (a tiny, arachnid bug)
mijt {f}  :: stack, neatly laid pile
mijt {f} [numismatics]  :: a former copper coin, 1/24 of a groot
mijt {f}  :: pittance
mijter {m}  :: mitre (headgear worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries)
mijter {m}  :: The insect mite, notably as wood corruptor
mijter {m}  :: Any wood affected by the above
mijter {m}  :: A grump
mijzelf {pron}  :: myself
mik {m}  :: loaf of bread
mik {m}  :: mouth
mikado {m} [history]  :: mikado, a former title of the emperors of Japan during a certain period
mikado {m} [literary]  :: any emperor of Japan
mikado {m}  :: mikado (game of skill)
mikken {v}  :: to aim, to target
mikken {v} [figuratively]  :: to intend
mikmak {m}  :: hodgepodge, mishmash
mild {adj}  :: mild
milieu {n}  :: environment
milieu {n}  :: milieu
milieuambtenaar {m}  :: An environmental officer in some public service
milieubelasting {f}  :: environmental tax
milieubewust {adj}  :: environmentally conscious
milieugekkie {m} [slang, pejorative, Netherlands]  :: An environmentalist perceived to be radical
milieuheffing {f}  :: environmental tax
milieupartij {f} [politics]  :: environmentalist party, green party
milieupolitiek {f}  :: set of policies regarding the environment; environmental politics
milieutaks {f} [chiefly Belgium]  :: environmental tax
milieuverontreiniging {f}  :: environmental pollution
milieuvervuiling {f}  :: A case of, or the phenomenon, environmental pollution
milieuvriendelijk {adj}  :: environmentally friendly
militair {m}  :: soldier
militair {adj}  :: military
militant {adj}  :: militant (belligerent, tending to violence, defensive)
militant {m}  :: militant, combatant
militaristisch {adj}  :: militaristic
miljaar {interj} [Belgium, Dutch Limburg]  :: damnit!
miljard {n}  :: (in the short scale) a billion, a milliard, 109
miljardair {m}  :: billionaire
miljoen {n}  :: A million, 106
miljoenennota {f}  :: annual budget of the kingdom of the Netherlands, as presented in the miljoenenrede (a formal speech in the Tweede Kamer by the Dutch Minister of Finance)
miljoenenstad {f}  :: city of a million or more inhabitants
miljoenpoot {m}  :: millipede
miljonair {m}  :: millionaire
millennium {n}  :: millennium
milli- {prefix}  :: milli-
milliampère {m}  :: milli-ampere: one thousandth of an ampere
milliare {f}  :: milliare: one thousandth of an are
millicandela {mf}  :: millicandela: one thousandth of a candela
millioenpoot {m}  :: obsolete spelling of miljoenpoot
milliohm {m} {n}  :: milliohm: one thousands of an ohms
millisteradiaal {m}  :: millisteradian: one thousandth of a steradian
milonga {f}  :: milonga, style of dance related to tango
milonga {f}  :: tango session
milonga {f}  :: place for dancing tango
milt {f}  :: spleen
miltvuur {n}  :: The highly contagious disease anthrax which kills humans and animals
miltvuurbrief {m}  :: anthrax letter
min {f}  :: maid, especially a nursemaid
min {prep}  :: minus
min- {prefix}  :: dis-, mis-, indicating an opposite
min of meer {adv}  :: more or less, approximately
minachten {v}  :: to show contempt, to look down, to scorn
minachting {f}  :: contempt
minaret {f} {m}  :: minaret
minbar {m} [Islam]  :: minbar, pulpit in a mosque
minder {determiner}  :: comparative of weinig; less, fewer
minder {adv}  :: comparative of weinig; less
minder {adj}  :: worse, not as good
minder {adj}  :: less fortunate
minderbroeder {m}  :: friar minor, Franciscan
minderheid {f}  :: minority
minderheidskabinet {n} [politics]  :: minority cabinet
minderheidsregering {n} [politics]  :: minority government
minderjarig {adj}  :: underage
minderjarige {mf}  :: minor, underage person
mindervalide {adj}  :: disabled, handicapped
minderwaardig {adj}  :: inferior; low in quality
minderwaardig {adj}  :: third-rate
mineraal {adj}  :: mineral
mineraal {n}  :: mineral
mineraalwater {n} [uncountable]  :: mineral water (especially bottled)
mineraalwater {n} [countable]  :: a glass of it
mineraloge {f}  :: (female) mineralogist
mineralogie {f}  :: mineralogy
mineraloog {m}  :: mineralogist
mingodin {f} [archaic]  :: goddess of love
miniatuur {f}  :: miniature (manuscript illustration)
minimaal {adj}  :: minimal
minimaliseren {v}  :: to minimize
minimalistisch {adj}  :: minimalist
minimumloon {n}  :: Minimum wage
ministaat {m}  :: ministate, microstate
minister {m}  :: A minister, a person who is commissioned by the government for public service
minister van Buitenlandse Zaken {m}  :: Secretary of State, foreign minister
ministerie {n}  :: ministry
ministersploeg {f}  :: parliamentary cabinet
minivarken {n}  :: minipig
minkukel {mf} [colloquial]  :: An unintelligent simpleton, blockhead, dolt
minnaar {m}  :: lover
minnares {f}  :: mistress, lover
minnegod {m} [archaic]  :: cupid
minnen {vt}  :: to love
minnen {vt}  :: to neck, cuddle
minnen {vt}  :: to have an affinity for
minpunt {n}  :: Disadvantage, downside, negative characteristic
minstens {adv}  :: at least
minuscuul {adj}  :: minute (very small)
minuut {c}  :: minute [unit of time]
minzaam {adj}  :: affable, approachable
minzaamheid {f}  :: affability, gentleness, niceness
minziek {adj} [dated]  :: in love
miraculeus {adj}  :: miraculous
mirakel {n}  :: miracle
mis {f}  :: mass (church service)
mis {adj}  :: wrong
mis {adj}  :: missed, not a hit
mis- {prefix}  :: mis-
misandrie {f}  :: misandry
misbaar {n}  :: clamor, theatrical misconduct
misbaksel {n} [literally]  :: A failed baking product
misbaksel {n} [figuratively]  :: A failure, any faulty product
misbaksel {n} [figuratively]  :: An ugly one, a mongrel
misbruik {n}  :: abuse
misbruiken {v}  :: to misuse, to abuse (one's power)
misbruiken {v}  :: to mistreat, to abuse
misbruiker {m}  :: abuser
misbruikster {f}  :: abuser (femimine form of misbruiker)
misdaad {f}  :: crime
misdaad tegen de menselijkheid {f} [Netherlands]  :: crime against humanity
misdaad tegen de mensheid {f} [Belgium]  :: crime against humanity
misdaadbestrijding {f}  :: crime prevention
misdaadwereld {f}  :: that part of society that is engaged in crime or vice; underworld
misdader {m} [obsolete term]  :: alternative form of misdadiger
misdadig {adj}  :: criminal
misdadiger {m}  :: criminal
misdienaar {m} [religion]  :: acolyte
misdienette {f}  :: a female acolyte
misdoen {v}  :: to misdo, to do wrong
misdrijf {n} [legal]  :: crime, felony
mishandelen {v}  :: to abuse, mistreat, maltreat, hurt
mishandeling {f}  :: physical abuse, mistreatment
misjpoge {f} [Judaism, Jewish culture]  :: family
miskennen {vt}  :: to fail to acknowledge
miskenning {f}  :: misunderstanding
miskenning {f}  :: mistreatment
miskraam {f}  :: miscarriage
misleiden {v}  :: to mislead
misleiding {f}  :: Deception
mislopen {v}  :: to miss; to go wrong
mislukkeling {f}  :: failure, loser
mislukken {v}  :: to fail
mislukking {f}  :: failure
mislukt {adj}  :: failed
mismeesteren {v} [Belgium]  :: to mess up completely
misogynie {f}  :: misogyny
mispel {f}  :: medlar tree, of the genus Mespilus, now Crataegus sect. Mespilus
mispel {f}  :: medlar (fruit)
misprijzen {v}  :: to disapprove of, reproach
mispunt {n} [billiards, obsolete]  :: foul, miss
mispunt {n} [by extension]  :: jerk, prick, nasty
misrekening {f}  :: miscalculation
misrekening {f}  :: disappointment
miss {f}  :: A winner of a beauty contest
miss {f}  :: A beauty
miss {f}  :: A girl with a high self-esteem
misschien {adv}  :: perhaps, maybe
misselijk {adj}  :: nauseous, nauseated, having the urge to vomit
misselijkheid {f}  :: nausea
misselijkheid {f}  :: vileness
missen {v}  :: to miss, to go without
missen {v}  :: to spare, to afford (going without)
missen {v}  :: to miss someone
missie {f}  :: mission, task
missie {f} [Roman Catholicism]  :: mission (proselytisation)
misstand {m}  :: misuse, abuse
mist {m}  :: fog, mist
misten {v}  :: to fog, become covered with mist
mistgordijn {n}  :: fog
mistgordijn {n}  :: smokescreen
mistig {adj} [weather]  :: misty
mistig {adj} [figuratively]  :: vague, unclear
mistigheid {f}  :: mistiness
mistigheid {f}  :: vagueness
mistroostig {adj}  :: despondent, miserable
misverstand {n}  :: misunderstanding
mitaine {f}  :: fingerless glove
mitella {f}  :: sling (hanging bandage)
mitose {f}  :: mitosis (division of a cell nucleus)
mitrailleur {m}  :: machine-gun
mits {conj}  :: provided that, as long as
mitsdien {adv}  :: therefore, consequently
mitsgaders {prep} [archaic]  :: besides, together with, as well as
mitsgaders {adv} [archaic]  :: besides, furthermore
mix {m}  :: mix, mixture
mix {m}  :: hybrid
mixen {v}  :: mix
m.n. {abbr}  :: met name
mnd. {abbr}  :: abbreviation of Middelnederduits
mobiel {adj}  :: mobile
mobiel {m}  :: mobile phone, cellphone, mobile
mobiele telefoon {m}  :: mobile phone, cell phone
mobieltje {noun}  :: mobile phone
mobilisatie {f}  :: mobilisation (UK), mobilization (US)
mobiliseren {v}  :: to mobilize
mobiliteit {f}  :: mobility
mobiliteit {f} [Belgium]  :: (general state of) transport (in an area)
mochelen {noun} [card game, Belgium]  :: solitaire
mochelen {v}  :: play solitaire
mocro {m} [slang]  :: (usually Belgian or Dutch) Moroccan
mocro {adj} [slang, often in compounds]  :: Moroccan
modaal {adj}  :: modal
modder {m}  :: mud
moddergevecht {n} [literally]  :: A mud fight, where opponents wrestle in mud or other dirt
moddergevecht {n} [figuratively]  :: A dirty duel, involving verbal mudslinging
modderlawine {f}  :: mudslide
modderpad {n}  :: mud path
modderstroom {m}  :: mudflow, mudslide
moddervet {adj}  :: very fat, extremely obese
moddervet {adj}  :: extremely fat (containing a lot of lipids)
moddervet {adj}  :: very cool, awesome
mode {f}  :: fashion, trend
modegek {m}  :: A fashion freak, someone who obsesses about fashion 'like mad'
modegril {f}  :: A freak of fashion, something intrinsically weird that lasts only the season when fashion dictates it
model {n}  :: model (all senses)
modelmigrant {m}  :: model migrant (a migrant who is considered exemplary), typically used of immigrants rather than emigrants
modem {m} {n}  :: modem
modern {adj}  :: modern
moderniseren {v}  :: to modernize (US), modernise (UK)
modernisering {f}  :: modernisation (UK), modernization (US)
modernisme {n} [ideology, culture, religion, art, science]  :: modernism
modernistisch {adj}  :: modernist
moderniteit {f}  :: modernity
modificeren {v}  :: to modify
modulatie {f}  :: modulation
moduleren {v}  :: to modulate
moe {adj}  :: tired, weary
moe {f} [colloquial, dialectal]  :: mother
moed {m}  :: courage, bravery, daring
moed {m} [obsolete]  :: mood; internal nature, mental disposition
moed putten uit {v}  :: To derive courage from something
moedeloos {adj}  :: despondent, discouraged (in low spirits from loss of hope or courage)
moedeloosheid {f}  :: spiritlessness, despondence
moeder {f}  :: mother, female parent
moederbord {n} [computer hardware]  :: motherboard
moedergodin {f}  :: mother goddess
moederhuis {n}  :: motherhouse, from which other monastic 'houses' are founded and/or governed
moederhuis {n} [colloquial, Belgium]  :: maternity, a specialized hospital ward for childbirth and neonatal care
moederland {n}  :: motherland
moederlijk {adj}  :: maternal
moederloog {f} [dated, chemistry]  :: mother liquor
moedermelk {f}  :: breast milk
moedermoord {m}  :: matricide, parricide of one's own mother
moedermoord {m} [figuratively]  :: defamation of a motherlike authority figure (a person or an organization such as a hospital)
moederschap {n}  :: motherhood
moederschapsrust {f} {m} [Belgium]  :: maternity leave
moederschip {n}  :: mothership (ship functioning as a base for other vessels)
moedersterfte {f}  :: maternal mortality [in childbirth]
moedertaal {f}  :: mother tongue
moedertaalspreekster {f}  :: feminine noun of moedertaalspreker
moedertaalspreker {m}  :: native speaker
moedervlek {f}  :: mole, naevus, beauty spot
moederziel alleen {adj}  :: all alone
moedig {adj}  :: brave
moedjahedien {noun}  :: mujahideen (Muslim holy warriors)
moedwil {m}  :: evil intent, malevolence
moef {c} [Belgium, pejorative]  :: alternative form of mof
moeflon {m}  :: mouflon
moeial {mf}  :: busybody
moeien {vt}  :: to annoy, to bother
moeien {vt}  :: to involve
moeien {vr}  :: to involve oneself
moeilijk {adj}  :: hard, difficult
moeilijkheid {f}  :: difficulty
moeite {f}  :: effort
moeite {f}  :: difficulty
moeiteloos {adj}  :: effortless
moeiteloos {adv}  :: effortlessly
moeizaam {adj}  :: laborious
moeizaam {adv}  :: with difficulty
moelje {f} [archaic]  :: breakwater, mole
moer {f} [rare, archaic]  :: mother
moer {f}  :: a queen bee
moer {f}  :: a female hare
moer {f}  :: a female rabbit
moer {f}  :: a female ferret
moer {f}  :: a type of fastener with a threaded hole; a nut
moer {f} [colloquial]  :: something small and insignificant (in the phrase geen moer)
moer {f}  :: sediment formed in various alcholic drinks and vinegar; compare French: mère de vinaigre
moer {n}  :: morass, marsh, peat
moer {?}  :: alternative form of muur chickweed
moeras {n}  :: swamp, morass
moerasboot {m}  :: airboat
moeraskat {f}  :: jungle cat, Felis chaus
moerasschildpad {f}  :: terrapin (North American turtle species)
moerassig {adj}  :: morassy, swampy, marshy, boggy
moerbei {c}  :: mulberry (the berry)
moerbei {c}  :: the mulberry tree, which bears this fruit
moerdijk {m}  :: a dyke built around a peat or salt excavation site
moeren {vt}  :: to excavate a peat
moerstaal {f}  :: native language
moes {f} {n}  :: mush, pulp (of food)
moes {f} [colloquial, often in the diminutive]  :: mom, mother
moeskoppen {vt} [obsolete, especially in relation to the countryside]  :: to plunder, to maraud
moesson {m}  :: monsoon
moestuin {m}  :: vegetable garden, kitchen garden
moet er nog zand zijn {phrase} [Belgium, exclamation]  :: Can you top that?
moet er nog zand zijn {phrase}  :: What a dumb/self-explanatory/superfluous remark!
moet er nog zand zijn {phrase} [more neutral]  :: Is that enough or do you want some more?
moeten {vi}  :: to be necessary, to be required
moeten {v} [auxiliary]  :: to have to, must
moeten {v} [auxiliary]  :: should, be meant to
moeten {vi} [colloquial]  :: to need to go to the toilet
moetje {noun}  :: a must, especially used for a marriage in the case of pregnancy; a shotgun wedding
mof {f}  :: muff
mof {f} [plumbing]  :: Piece to protect pipes where they are poorly connected
mof {m} [pejorative]  :: German
mof {m} [obsolete]  :: foreigner, immigrant
moffenzeef {f} [historical, somewhat, derogatory]  :: a directional loop antenna designed to block out Nazi jamming signals while receiving radio stations from the Allies
mogelijk {adj}  :: possible
mogelijk {adj} [zo ... mogelijk]  :: as ... as possible
mogelijk {adv}  :: possibly
mogelijkheid {f}  :: possibility
mogen {v} [auxiliary]  :: may, can, be allowed to
mogen {vi}  :: to be allowed, to be permitted; may
mogen {vt}  :: to be allowed to have/take, to may have (used as a polite way to request something)
mogen {vt}  :: to like (of food or of a person)
mogendheid {f}  :: power
mogge {interj} [colloquial]  :: short for goedemorgen
mogolisch {adj} [vulgar]  :: mogool-like
mogool {c} [vulgar, slang]  :: retard (jocular), motherfucker (abusive)
mohammedaan {m}  :: Mohammedan [exonym, sometimes disfavoured by Muslims]
moheel {m} [Judaism]  :: mohel
mok {f} {m}  :: mug, large cup with handle
moker {m}  :: lump hammer
mokerslag {m}  :: a blow from a sledgehammer
mokerslag {m} [figuratively]  :: crushing blow, winning hit
mokkel {n} {f} [colloquial, Netherlands]  :: broad, babe
mokkel {n} {f} [pejorative, offensive, Netherlands]  :: slut
mokkel {n} {f} [colloquial, Netherlands]  :: chubby woman or girl
mokkel {n} {f} [obsolete]  :: kiss
mokken {v}  :: to sulk
mol {m}  :: mole (animal)
mol {m} [music]  :: flat (musical note)
mol {m} [chemistry]  :: mole
mol {m}  :: mole, infiltrator, infiltrant
molecuul {n}  :: A molecule, group of atoms held together by chemical bonds, the smallest natural unit of any given substance
molen {m}  :: mill
molenaar {m}  :: miller
molensteen {m}  :: millstone
mollen {vt} [slang]  :: to wreck, to destroy
molm {m} {n}  :: mould
molm {m} {n}  :: powdery product left behind by rotten wood
molotovcocktail {m}  :: Molotov cocktail
molshoop {m}  :: A molehill
moluur {f} [Belgium]  :: decorative moulding that connects ceiling with wall
molybdeen {n}  :: The metallic element molybdenum, atomic number 42
mom {f} {m} {n}  :: mask
mom {f} {m} {n}  :: a specific kind of beer
mombakkes {n} {m}  :: mask
momboor {m} [archaic]  :: guardian, custodian
moment {n}  :: moment (very brief period of time)
momenteel {adv}  :: at the moment, currently
mompelen {v}  :: to mumble
mon chou {m}  :: a sort of soft French cheese
monarch {m}  :: monarch
monarchie {f}  :: monarchy
monarchvlinder {m}  :: monarch (butterfly)
mond {m}  :: mouth
mond {f} [obsolete]  :: hand
mondaard {m} [dated]  :: dialect
monddood {noun}  :: silenced, (made) unable to communicate one's thoughts
mondeling {adj}  :: oral
mondharmonica {f} [musical instruments]  :: harmonica
mondholte {f}  :: oral cavity
mondiaal {adj}  :: global, worldwide
mondiale zonsverduistering {f}  :: global dimming
mondialiseren {v}  :: to globalize
mondialisering {f}  :: globalisation (UK), globalization (US)
mondig {adj}  :: adult
mondig {adj}  :: assertive
monding {f}  :: mouth (of a river or other such current of water)
mondjesmaat {adv}  :: in a barely sufficient quantity
mond-op-mondbeademing {f}  :: mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, mouth-to-mouth ventilation
mondvol {m}  :: mouthful
mondvol {m}  :: morsel; bite
mondvoorraad {f}  :: food provisions, in particular when travelling
mong {m} [slang]  :: mong, shortened version of mongool
mongool {m} [vulgar]  :: A person with Down's syndrome
monitor {m}  :: screen, display
monitor {m} [audio]  :: speaker boxes for monitoring sound, on stage directed at musicians or aimed at a sound engineer in a studio
monnik {m}  :: monk
monniksgier {m} [zoology]  :: The bird of prey species black vulture
monnikskap {f} [literally]  :: A monk's hood, notably part of his habit
monnikskap {f} [botany]  :: The herbs known as monkshood, of genus Aconithum; notably the very toxic species Aconithum napellus and its ornamental cultivars
mono- {prefix}  :: mono-
monochroom {adj}  :: monochrome
monocle {m}  :: monocle
monocultuur {f}  :: monoculture
monocultuur {f} [agriculture]  :: single-crop cultivation
monocultuur {f} [society, sociology]  :: rather homogeneous, undiverse culture
monofyletisch {adj} [taxonomy]  :: monophyletic
monopool {f} [physics]  :: monopole
monopoolterm {m} [physics]  :: monopole term
monorail {m}  :: monorail
monotheïsme {n}  :: monotheism
monotheïstisch {adj}  :: monotheistic
monotoon {adj}  :: monotonous
monoxide {n} [chemistry]  :: monoxide
monseigneur {m}  :: Monsignor
monster {n}  :: A monster, terrifying and dangerous creature
monster {n}  :: An extremely antisocial person, especially a criminal
monster {n}  :: sample; small, representative quantity of a substance or material, as used for analysis or selection
monsteren {vt}  :: to inspect, to sample
monsteren {vt} [nautical]  :: to enroll, to be recruited
monsteren {vt}  :: to muster (troops for inspection)
monsterfles {f}  :: sample bottle, as used for promotion or demonstration
monsterlijk {adj}  :: monstrous
montage {f}  :: An assembly
montage {f}  :: A montage of images, especially cinema editing
monteren {v}  :: to assemble
monteur {m}  :: mechanic
montuur {n}  :: A setting, bezel, frame etc. onto/into which an object is mounted
monument {n}  :: monument
monumentaal {adj}  :: monumental
mooi {adj}  :: beautiful, pretty, handsome
mooi {adj}  :: nice, good
moonwalk {m} [dance]  :: moonwalk
moor {m}  :: Something black, notably a black horse
moor {m}  :: A whistling kettle, used to boil water in, as for tea or coffee
moord {m}  :: murder
moordcijfer {n}  :: murder rate
moorddroom {m}  :: a dream about murder, usually with the dreamer as the murderer
moorden {v}  :: To kill, murder
moordenaar {m}  :: murderer
moordenares {f}  :: murderess
moot {m}  :: A thick slice or a cut, especially of fish
moot {m} [by extension]  :: A chunk of any whole; a part
mop {m}  :: a joke, jest, hoax
mop {m}  :: a mop (an implement for washing floors, etc.)
moppen {v}  :: to mop
moppentapper {m}  :: joker, person who tells or likes to tell jokes
mopperen {v}  :: to grumble
moraal {f}  :: moral, morals
moraal {f} [sports]  :: motivation
moraalridder {m}  :: moral crusader
moraalwetenschap {f}  :: ethics
moralisch {adj} [obsolete]  :: moral
moraliteit {f}  :: morality
moraliteit {f} [archaic]  :: morality play
morbide {adj}  :: morbid
morbiditeit {f}  :: morbidity
mordicus {adv}  :: fiercely, persistently, intransigently
more {mf}  :: The unit of length (short or long) in poetic metre
morene {f}  :: moraine, deposit of rocks formed by a glacier
morene {f}  :: glacially formed landscape
mores {p} [college]  :: customs, rules
morfeem {n} [morphology]  :: A morpheme
-morfisme {suffix}  :: -morphism
morfologie {f} [linguistics]  :: morphology , [geology], [biology]
morgen {adv}  :: tomorrow
morgen {m}  :: morning
morgengave {f}  :: morning gift (the gift given by the bridegroom to the bride on the morning after the wedding night)
morgenrood {n}  :: red sky at morning
morgenster {f} [military]  :: morningstar
morgenstond {f} [archaic or poetic]  :: the break of day
moriaan {m} [archaic]  :: negro, nigger
moriaan {m} [archaic]  :: Arab, Moor
mormel {n}  :: mongrel, mutt, cur, inferior, ugly dog
mormel {n} [by extension]  :: unattractive creature
morrelen {v}  :: to fiddle
morren {v}  :: to grumble
morsdood {adj}  :: stone dead; utterly dead
morsen {vt}  :: To spill, drop something, especially mindlessly and/or so that it spreads out
morsen {vi}  :: To be dirty or be occupied with soil, make a mess
morsen {vt} [obsolete]  :: To conceal, hide something
morsen {vi} [obsolete]  :: To sketch, make a test draw
morsig {adj}  :: dirty, unclean, untidy
morsig {adj}  :: immoral, obscene
mortaliteit {f} [literally]  :: mortality, condition of being susceptible to death
mortaliteit {f}  :: (commonly) statistical mortality number(s), death rate
mortuarium {n}  :: mortuary
mos {n}  :: moss
moskee {f}  :: mosque
moskeeganger {m}  :: mosque-goer
moslim {m}  :: Muslim; a Muslim person, adherent to Islam
mossel {f} {m}  :: mussel
mossel noch vis {phrase} [Belgium]  :: neither fish nor fowl
mosterd {m}  :: mustard
mosterdgeel {adj} [color]  :: mustard
mot {f}  :: nocturnal butterfly-like insect: moth
mot {f}  :: a slap, a blow, a hit (physical aggression with hands or fists)
mot {f}  :: (by extension) a quarrel, tiff
mot {f}  :: a female pig; a sow
mot {f}  :: (by extension) a lewd woman
mot {f}  :: light rain; drizzle
motie {f}  :: motion, vote, proposal
motief {n}  :: Motive
motief {n}  :: Motif (in music and other arts)
motivatie {f}  :: motivation
motiveren {v}  :: to motivate
motor {m}  :: engine (mechanical device)
motor {m}  :: (short for motorrijwiel) motorbike
motorboot {f} {m}  :: motorboat
motorboten {v} [colloquial]  :: to motorboat
motorcoureur {m}  :: motorcycle racer
motorcrosser {m}  :: motocross racer
motorfiets {f}  :: motorcycle, motorbike, open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels
motoriek {f}  :: motor skill
motorkap {f}  :: bonnet, hood
motormuis {c} [Netherlands]  :: A police officer on a motorcycle
motormuis {c}  :: A biker
motorolie {f}  :: motor oil
motorreis {f} {m}  :: motorcycle trip
motorrijder {m}  :: motorbiker, motorcyclist
motorrijtuig {n}  :: motorised vehicle
motorrijwiel {n} [archaic, formal]  :: motorbike
motregen {m}  :: drizzle (light rain)
motregenen {v}  :: to drizzle, rain lightly
motte {?}  :: a raised earth mound, often topped with a wooden or stone structure and surrounded with a ditch
motten {vi}  :: to fight, to row
mottenbal {m}  :: A mothball, chemically bugs-repelling ball
mottenbal {m} [figuratively, in the plural]  :: Long-term storage; unsavory state (of conservation)
mottig {adj} [archaic]  :: murky due to drizzle
mottig {adj} [Brabant]  :: ugly
mottig {adj} [Brabant]  :: nauseatic
motto {n}  :: motto
motto {n} [heraldry]  :: motto
motu proprio {adv}  :: motu proprio
moude {f}  :: mold, loose earth
mouillering {f} [linguistics]  :: softening, including
mouillering {f}  :: lenition
mouillering {f}  :: palatalisation
mousserende wijn {m} [Netherlands]  :: sparkling wine
mout {m}  :: malt
moutsuiker {m}  :: maltose
mouw {f}  :: sleeve
mozaïsch {adj}  :: Mosaic
mr. {m}  :: abbreviation of meester
mud {n}  :: An old measure of volume, varying in content over time and regions; nowadays usually 1 hectoliter
mud {n}  :: A wooden container having such content; again used as measure for bulk wares sold in it, such as cereals
mud {n}  :: A land measure, presumably supposedly the area sown which that much seed
mud {n}  :: A small measure for liquids, about 1 deciliter
muesli {m}  :: A breakfast and snack granola food
muesli {m}  :: mixed food for herbivores
muf {adj}  :: stale (having lost its freshness)
mug {f} {m}  :: mosquito, except the larger tropical species, which are called muskiet
mug {f} {m} [figuratively]  :: bug, insignificant individual
muggenziften {v}  :: to nitpick, to be fastidious
muggenzifter {m} [derogatory]  :: nitpicker
mui {f}  :: break or neck in a sandbar
mui {f} [by extension]  :: riptide (a strong flow of water)
muide {f}  :: mouth of a river
muil {m}  :: An animal's mouth and muzzle or snout
muil {m} [pejorative]  :: A person's face
muil {m}  :: (notably in muilen trekken) A funny, angry ... face one makes, facial expression
muil {m}  :: (usually as plural diminutive muiltjes) A flat type of footwear
muil {m}  :: A mule, an equine crossbreed between a stallion (horse) and a she-ass (donkey)
muildier {n}  :: mule (offspring of male donkey and female horse)
muilen {v} [colloquial, Belgium]  :: To kiss
muilezel {m}  :: A hinny, infertile hybrid offspring of a female horse and a male donkey
muilkorf {c}  :: muzzle (to prevent an animal from biting)
muilkorven {v}  :: to muzzle
muilkorven {v} [figurative]  :: to silence (an opinion)
muilpeer {f}  :: A slap in the face, usually a painfully hard blow
muilperen {vt}  :: To box someone's ear(s), administer at least one cuff on the ear
muis {f}  :: mouse
muis {f} [computing]  :: mouse
muisaanwijzer {m} [computing]  :: mouse cursor
muisarm {m} [colloquial, uncountable]  :: repetitive strain injury, particularly from use of a computer mouse
muisarm {m} [colloquial, countable]  :: an instance of RSI in the arm
muisje {noun} [in the plural]  :: sprinkles of aniseed covered with sugar
muisknop {m}  :: mouse button, a computer input device
muismat {f} [computing]  :: mouse mat
muisstil {adj}  :: quiet as a mouse (completely silent, noiseless)
muistroom {m}  :: riptide
muiten {v}  :: to mutiny
muiter {m}  :: mutineer
muiterij {f}  :: mutiny
muizenval {m}  :: mouse trap (conctraption for capturing or killing mice)
mulat {m} [pejorative, dated]  :: mulatto
mulattin {f} [pejorative, dated]  :: female mulatto
muleta {f} {m} [bullfighting]  :: muleta (red flag used by toreadors)
multi- {prefix}  :: multi-
multiculti {adj} [colloquial, ironic, often, derogatory, often in compounds]  :: clipping of multicultureel
multiculti {adv} [colloquial, ironic, sometimes, derogatory]  :: multiculturally
multiculturalisme {n}  :: multiculturalism
multicultureel {adj}  :: multicultural
multicultureel {adv}  :: multiculturally
multilateraal {adj}  :: multilateral
multinational {m}  :: a multinational company
multipool {f} [physics]  :: multipole
multipoolexpansie {f} [physics]  :: multipole expansion
mungboon {f} {m}  :: mung bean
munificent {adj}  :: generous
munitie {f}  :: ammunition, munition
munitie {f} [figuratively]  :: sharp remarks with which to assault someone
munt {f}  :: coin
munt {f}  :: currency
munt {f}  :: tails (side of a coin)
munt {f}  :: mint (institution)
munt {f}  :: mint (plant), of genus Mentha
munt {f} [mainly, diminutive]  :: confection flavored with mint
munteenheid {f}  :: monetary unit, unit of currency
munten {vt}  :: To mint, to coin (hard) money
munten {vt}  :: To aim at, to target
muntgeld {n}  :: coinage, coins, coin money, hard cash
muntkunde {f}  :: numismatics (discipline), collection and study of coins
muntslag {m} [literally]  :: A mintage or coinage, physical production of coins
muntslag {m}  :: The issuing of money (including bills) as legal tender; the right to do so
muntslag {m} [obsolete]  :: The produced coins; their efigee
muntsoort {f}  :: currency type, valuta
muntstuk {n}  :: A coin, metallic piece of cash
muntunie {f}  :: currency union, monetary union
muon {n} [physics]  :: muon
muonneutrino {n}  :: muon neutrino
murw {adj}  :: weak, soft
mus {f} {m}  :: sparrow
museum {n}  :: museum
musicoloog {m}  :: musicologist
musicus {mf}  :: musician (a person who plays or sings music)
muskiet {m}  :: tropical mosquitoes that feed on nectars (compare mug)
muskiet {m}  :: any species of mosquito (not scientifically correct, but generally accepted)
muskietennet {n}  :: mosquito net
muskus {f}  :: musk
muskuskat {m} [historical, obsolete]  :: raccoon
muskuskat {m} [historical, obsolete]  :: civet
muskusos {m}  :: musk ox
muskusrat {f}  :: muskrat
mutageen {adj}  :: mutagenic
mutageen {n}  :: mutagen
mutant {m}  :: mutant
mutatie {f}  :: mutation
muteren {v}  :: to mutate
muts {f}  :: tuque (knitted winter cap)
muts {f} [derogatory]  :: a badly dressed woman
mutsaard {m}  :: faggot (bundle of branches, sticks or twigs, especially firewood)
mutsaard {m} [dated]  :: pyre used for burning at the stake
muur {m}  :: wall
muur {m}  :: chickweed
muurbloem {f}  :: wallflower (Cheiranthus cheiri)
muurbloem {f} [figuratively]  :: A woman or a girl that isn't asked for a dance (and therefore only stands against the wall) (usually in the diminutive)
muurdam {m}  :: (external) pier (piece of wall between two frames or openings, such as windows or doors)
muurschildering {f}  :: mural
muurvarken {n} [Southern Dutch]  :: pillbug, isopod
muurvast {adj}  :: extremely firm and strong
muz. {abbr}  :: muziek
muziek {f}  :: music
muziekinstrument {n}  :: A musical instrument, music-producing device
muziekje {noun}  :: tune
muziekkorps {n}  :: A band of musicians, especially in the military and brass band traditions
muziekleraar {m}  :: A music teacher
muziekzender {m}  :: music channel (radio or television channel that (exclusively or mostly) broadcasts music)
muzikaal {adj}  :: musical
muzikaal {adj}  :: musically gifted
muzikant {m}  :: musician (a person who plays or sings music)
mv. {abbr}  :: meervoud
mvg {interj} [internet slang]  :: acronym of met vriendelijke groet
mycologie {f}  :: mycology
myelogram {n}  :: bone marrow smear
myelum {n}  :: spinal cord
myelum {n}  :: myeloma
mynheer {m}  :: obsolete spelling of mijnheer
myriade {f}  :: myriad
mysterie {n}  :: mystery
mystificatie {f} [literature]  :: mystification (deception about the provenance of a certain piece of literature)
mythe {f} {m}  :: myth
mythisch {adj}  :: mythical, mythic
mythologie {f}  :: mythology (collection and study of myths)