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r {letter} :: letter
R {letter} :: The eighteenth letter of the Dutch alphabet
raad {m} :: advice
raad {m} :: council; committee that leads or governs
raadgevend {adj} :: advisory
raadgever {m} :: advisor
raadpensionaris {m} :: alternative spelling of raadspensionaris
raadplegen {v} :: to consult
raadsel {n} :: riddle
raadsel {n} :: mystery
raadselachtig {adj} :: puzzling, mysterious
raadselachtigheid {f} :: mysteriousness
raadsman {m} [law] :: male lawyer, male legal counsel
raadspensionaris {m} :: grand pensionary (high-ranking official in the Dutch Republic, combining executive and legislative roles)
raadsvergadering {f} :: a meeting of a council
raadsvrouw {f} [law] :: female lawyer, female legal counsel
raad van bestuur {mf} :: board of directors
raaf {mf} :: raven (a large black bird)
Raaf {prop} {m} [constellation] :: Corvus
raafgier {m} [dated, uncommon] :: New World vulture, vulture of the family Cathartidae
raak {adj} :: hitting; to the point
raak {adj} :: on target; scoring; counting
raak {adj} [colloquial, used impersonally] :: pregnant
raaklijn {f} [geometry] :: tangent line
raakpunt {n} [geometry] :: point of tangency
raakvector {m} :: tangent vector (vector touching a curve or surface)
raam {n} :: window
raam {n} :: frame, framework, context
raam {m} :: estimate
raam {m} :: run, as preparation (notably for a jump)
raamloos {adj} :: windowless
raamwerk {n} :: framework
raap {m} :: turnip
raapolie {f} :: oil from the seed of Brassica rapa subsp. oleifera
raapzaad {m} :: field mustard seed
raapzaadolie {f} :: oil from the seed of Brassica rapa subsp. oleifera
raar {adj} :: strange, odd, weird, unusual
raarling {m} [rare] :: screwball, odd person
raaskallen {v} :: to babble incoherently, to talk gibberish, to rave
rabbi {m} [Judaism] :: rabbi
rabbijn {m} [Judaism] :: rabbi
race {m} :: Speed contest, race
racefiets {f} {m} :: A racing bicycle/road bike
racen {v} :: have a speed contest, race
race naar de bodem {m} :: race to the bottom
racisme {n} :: racism (hatred, discrimination or bias based on race or descent)
racisme {n} [dated] :: racialism (ideology that posits racial differences and racial determinism; ideology of racial superiority)
racist {m} :: racist
racistisch {adj} :: racist
racket {m} :: racket (sports implement)
rad {n} :: wheel
rad {adj} :: quick, swift
radar {m} :: radar (detection system operating by means of radio waves)
radbraken {vt} :: to break on the wheel
raddraaier {m} :: scoundrel, troublemaker
radeloos {adj} :: desperate
Rademaker {prop} :: surname
raden {vt} :: to guess
raden {vt} :: to advise
radenrepubliek {f} :: soviet republic, communist council republic
raderboot {mf} :: paddle steamer
raderschip {n} :: paddle steamer
raderstoomboot {f} {m} :: paddle steamboat, paddle steamer
raderwerk {n} :: cogwheel mechanism
radiaal {adj} :: radial
radiaal {m} [geometry] :: radian
radiator {m} :: radiator (device to emit heat)
radicaal {m} :: radical
radicaal {adj} :: radical, fundamental, thorough-going
radicalisering {f} :: radicalization
radijs {m} :: radish
radio {m} :: radio, tuner
radio- {prefix} :: radio-
radioactief {adj} :: radioactive
radioactiviteit {f} :: radioactivity (quality of being radioactive)
radioactiviteit {f} :: radioactivity (certain quantity of radiation)
radioactiviteit {f} :: radio activity: active work on radio broadcasting (usually plural)
radiochemie {f} :: radiochemistry
radiogolf {f} :: radio wave
radiohoofd {n} [colloquial, derogatory] :: An ugly head, a face for radio
radioklok {f} :: radio clock
radioknop {m} [graphical user interface] :: radio button
radiomaker {m} :: producer of radio programs
radiostilte {f} :: radio silence
radiotherapeut {m} :: radiotherapist
radiotherapeute {f} :: female radiotherapist
radiotherapie {f} :: radiotherapy
radium {n} :: radium
radja {m} :: The Hindu princely title rajah, in various meanings, yet often rendered as king
radjah {m} :: rajah
radon {n} :: radon
Raes {prop} :: surname
rafel {f} :: frayed thread
rafel {f} [archaic] :: type of game played with three dice
rafel {f} [archaic] :: a throw of three dice
rafelsteen {m} [archaic, East Flanders] :: a polyhedron used in games of chance; a die
raffinaderij {f} :: refinery
rag {n} :: spider silk
rag {n} :: A piece of ragtime music
ragbak {m} [Netherlands, colloquial] :: a run-down car
rage {f} {m} :: craze, fad, fashion
rail {f} :: rail
raison d'État {f} :: A state interest, especially when invoked as politically superior to moral or even legal considerations
raison d'être {f} :: raison d'être
raja {m} [rare] :: alternative form of radja
rakel {m} :: A rake
rakel {?} :: A squeegee (printing tool)
raken {vt} :: to touch
raken {vt} :: to hit (to not miss)
raken {vt} :: to suffer (from pain or physical wounds)
raken {v} [copulative] :: to become
raket {f} {m} :: rocket, missile
raket {f} {m} :: firework
raket {f} {m} :: a type of ice cream in the shape of a rocket
raket {f} {m} [botany] :: a rocket (type of plant)
raket {f} {m} [rare] :: a racket (sports implement)
raketsla {f} :: rocket salad
rakkelhoen {n} :: A naturally occurring cross of a black grouse and a western capercaillie, reported to be exclusively male; Tetrao medius or Lyrurus medius
rakker {m} :: rascal, scamp
rakoen {m} [obsolete] :: raccoon
Raków {prop} :: Raków (Polish town 1569–1869 and village 1869–present, important centre of Socinianism in the 16th–17th CC.)
ral {f} :: rail (bird of the family Rallidae)
ram {m} :: ram (male sheep)
ram {m} :: male rabbit
ram {m} :: battering ram
Ram {prop} {m} [zodiac constellations, astrology] :: Aries
ramen {vt} :: to make an estimate
ramen {vt} :: to fix an estimate, to budget
ramen {vt} [obsolete] :: to guess, to reckon, to deduce
ramen {vt} [obsolete] :: to take aim (at), to watch, to observe
ramen {vt} [obsolete] :: to hit
ramen {vt} :: to stretch on a frame, as done with cloth to be dried
ramen {vt} :: to arrange bushels of cereals on the field in a certain way
ramen {vt} :: to tie a bird's wings together to prevent it flying away
ramkraak {m} :: (esp. bank) ramraid: robbery, theft where the premises are rammed with a vehicle to gain access
rammeien {vt} :: to knock, to pound
rammel {} :: beating
rammel {} :: a gossip
rammelaar {m} :: rattle, baby's toy that creates sound when shaken
rammelaar {m} :: rabbit buck, male rabbit
rammelen {vti} :: to shake
rammelen {vti} :: to clatter, to rattle
rammelen {vt} [regional] :: to beat, to hit, to beat up, [historically] to whip
rammelen {vi} :: to be shaky, to be incoherent
rammelen {vti} [in particular in relation to lagomorphs] :: to copulate
rammeling {noun} :: beating
rammen {vt} :: To ram, to intentionally collide with (a ship or car or building) with the intention of damaging or sinking it
rammen {vt} :: To strike (something) hard, especially with an implement
rammonitor {m} [now, historical] :: A monitor (ironclad) armed with a ram
ramp {f} :: disaster, catastrophe
ramp {f} :: an accident
ramp {f} :: a ramp
ramp {f} :: a driveway
ramp {m} [skating] :: A construction to do skating tricks, usually in the form of one half of a pipe, a half-pipe
rampeneren {vt} :: to destroy, to demolish
rampeneren {vi} [obsolete, Netherlands] :: to dine, to eat
rampspoed {m} :: disaster, catastrophe
ramptoerisme {n} :: disaster tourism (tourism in a disaster area, usually out of curiosity)
rampzalig {adj} :: disastrous
ramschip {n} :: ramming ship (ship armed with a ram)
ramsj {c} :: junk
ramsj {c} [by extension] :: sale of new, hard-to-sell books at reduced prices
ramsteven {m} :: ram bow, rostrum
ranch {m} :: ranch, notably livestock breeding farm, especially in North America and in other English-speaking countries
rancune {c} :: resentment, grudge; rancour
rand {m} :: edge, brink, rim
randaarde {f} [electricity] :: earth (UK)/ground (America) on a Schuko type electrical socket, with earth clips on the edge [common ground for sockets in the Netherlands]
randcrimineel {m} :: borderline criminal (someone or something that operates in the grey area between criminal and non-criminal activity)
randcrimineel {adj} :: borderline criminal (relating to or operating in the grey area between criminal and non-criminal activity)
randdebiel {m} [pejorative] :: idiot, moron, imbecile
randfiguur {f} :: outsider, marginal person
randgeval {n} [literally] :: A borderline/ atypical case
randgeval {n} [figuratively] :: A maverick, outsider, freak
randidioot {m} [slang, pejorative] :: wingnut, idiot with extreme views
Randstad {prop} {f} :: Randstad, a conurbation encompassing Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam, Utrecht and several small cities and towns that surrounds the Groene Hart
randvoorwaarde {f} :: boundary condition
rang {m} :: rank
rangaku {} [historical] :: study of Western knowledge. Dutch authorities from Deshima passed on Western knowledge and history of the world outside Japan onto the Japanese court in annual tea-sessions
ranglijst {f} :: A ranking in the form of a list
rangorde {f} :: An ordered sequence by rank
rangorde {f} :: An ordering in ranks
rangorde {f} :: A rank, especially numbered
rangschikken {v} :: to sort, to order (to put something in order),
rangschikken {v} :: to classify
rangtelwoord {n} :: An ordinal number word; a word indicating an item's relative place (rank) in an ordered sequence
rank {adj} :: slender, svelte
rank {f} :: tendril, a thin winding stem
ransel {m} :: satchel (type of rectangular backpack)
ransel {m} :: beating, usually in the combination pak ransel, a 'load' of licks
ranselen {v} :: to beat up, to flog
ransig {adj} :: alternative spelling of ranzig
ransomware {m} :: ransomware
Ranstad {prop} {f} [Hague dialect] :: Randstad
rantsoen {n} :: ration
rantsoeneren {v} :: to ration, to provide with supplies
ranzig {adj} :: rancid
ranzig {adj} [colloquial] :: dirty, unclean
rap {adj} :: quick, fast
rap {m} :: rap music
rapen {vt} :: to gather, to pick up
rapier {n} :: rapier
rapmuziek {f} :: rap music
rappen {v} :: to rap (speak lyrics in the style of rap music)
rapper {m} :: rapper (performer of rap music)
rapport {n} :: a report
rapporteren {v} :: to report
rare {m} :: weird person
rare vogel {m} :: a rare bird, a strange, unusual or exceptional person
ras {n} :: race, breed
ras {adj} [dated] :: quick
Ras {prop} :: surname
rasecht {adj} :: natural, born
rasecht {adj} [race, breed] :: pure
rasp {f} :: grater, for example for cheese
rasp {f} :: surform tool
raspen {v} :: to grate
rasptong {f} :: rasping tongue, radula
rassenleer {f} :: racial theory (pseudoscientific theory about the subdivision of humanity into races)
rassenrelatie {f} :: race relation
rassenscheiding {f} :: racial segregation
rassensegregatie {f} :: racial segregation
raster {n} :: grid
raster {n} :: raster
rat {f} :: rat
ratatouille {f} :: ratatouille: a traditional French Provençal stewed vegetable dish consisting primarily of tomatoes, zucchini and eggplant, with other ingredients
ratel {f} {m} [music] :: ratchet, rattle
ratel {f} {m} :: ratchet (tool or mechanism)
ratel {f} {m} :: socket wrench
ratel {f} {m} :: rattle (organ for making noise, such as a rattlesnake's)
ratel {f} [Belgium] :: honeycomb
ratel {f} [uncommon, chiefly South Africa] :: ratel
ratelen {v} :: to rattle
ratelen {v} :: to talk incessantly
ratelslang {f} [zoology] :: rattlesnake (poisonous snake with a rattling tail)
ratificatie {f} :: ratification
rationaliteit {f} :: rationality
rationeel {adj} :: rational
rauw {adj} :: raw, uncooked
rauw {adj} :: raw, in a roughed up state, e.g. skinned or infected
rauw {adj} :: hard, cruel, gross, rude
rauwkost {m} :: raw food, such as salads
rauzen {vi} :: to rage, to be noisy and agitated
rauzen {vi} :: to move fast without regard for others
ravage {f} :: havoc, damage
raven {v} :: to (hold a) rave, to party wildly
ravenmoeder {f} [pejorative] :: a mother who neglects her children; a bad mother
ravenzwart {adj} :: raven [color]
ravijn {n} :: ravine
ravotten {v} :: to play heartily, esp. outdoors
rayon {n} :: region, regional section or subdivision (e.g. of a city or local government, of the area of operation of a business)
rayonhoofd {n} :: One who is responsible for one of the 22 route segments ("regions") of the Elfstedentocht
rayonkartel {n} :: regional cartel; a cartel that geographically subdivides a market into smaller segments where cartel members enjoy a (near) monopoly
razen {v} :: to rage, to race
razend {adj} :: raging
razendsnel {adj} :: superfast
razernij {f} :: rage, fury
R'dam {abbr} :: Rotterdam
re {f} [Netherlands, music] :: re [second note of a major scale]
re {f} [Belgium, music] :: d [tone]
reaal {} :: reaal
reactie {f} :: reaction (action in response to an event)
reactie {f} [collective, politics] :: political reaction (reactionaries collectively)
reactionair {adj} :: reactionary
reagens {n} [chemistry] :: reagent
reageren {v} :: to react
reaguurder {m} [Netherlands, colloquial] :: somebody who reacts hatefully and anonymously online to content, similar to a troll
reaguursel {n} [slang, Netherlands] :: reaction
reaktie {f} :: superseded spelling of reactie
realiseerbaar {adj} :: realizable (US); realisable (UK)
realiseren {vt} :: to realize, to achieve, to bring about
realiseren {vr} :: to realise [UK], realize [US], to become aware of
realistisch {adj} :: realistic
realiteit {f} :: reality
Rebecca {prop} {f} :: given name
rebel {m} :: rebel
rebellie {f} :: rebellion
recensent {m} :: reviewer
recensie {f} :: review
recent {adj} :: recent
recentelijk {adv} :: recently
recept {n} :: recipe
recept {n} :: prescription
recessie {f} :: economic recession
rechaud {m} :: burner, warmer
rechercheur {m} :: police detective
recht {adj} :: right (direction)
recht {adj} :: straight
recht {n} :: a right, privilege
recht {n} :: justice
recht {n} :: jurisprudence, the law
rechtbank {c} [legal] :: court
rechtdoor {adv} :: straight, straight ahead
recht door zee {adj} :: alternative spelling of rechtdoorzee
rechtdoorzee {adj} [personal quality] :: frank, straightforward, outspoken
rechte klimming {f} [astronomy] :: right ascension
rechtelijk {adj} [law] :: legal, constitutional
rechten {v} :: To seek justice, notably:
rechten {v} :: To sue judicially
rechten {v} :: To contend by argument etc
rechten {v} :: To straighten
rechten {v} :: To erect, raise
rechtens {adv} :: by rights
rechter {m} [legal] :: judge
rechter {adj} :: right
rechterhand {f} :: right hand, part of the arm
rechterhand {f} :: lieutenant
rechterhand {f} [figuratively] :: a trustworthy friend or subordinate, a right-hand man / woman
rechterkant {m} :: right-hand side
rechterlijke macht {f} :: judiciary (the court system and judges considered collectively, the judicial branch of government)
Rechters {prop} :: Judges (book of the Bible)
rechthoek {m} [geometry] :: rectangle
rechthoekig {adj} :: orthogonal
rechtlijnig {adj} :: rectilinear
rechtlijnig {adj} [figuratively] :: stiff, rigid, inflexible
rechtmatig {adj} :: legitimate
rechtop {adv} :: upright (erect)
rechts {adv} :: on the right
rechts {adv} :: to the right
rechts {adj} [not comparable] :: right
rechts {adj} :: rightist, belonging to the ideological right
rechts {adj} [predicatively] :: right-handed
rechtsaf {adv} :: towards the right (while turning)
rechtsgang {m} :: judicial process
rechtsgebied {n} :: A (territorial) jurisdiction, area of legal competence
rechtsgeding {n} :: lawsuit
rechtsgeleerde {mf} :: jurist, jurisconsult
rechtsgeleerdheid {f} :: jurisprudence
rechtsgeschiedkundige {m} :: legal historian
rechtshandig {adj} :: right-handed
rechtsmacht {f} {m} :: jurisdiction
rechtsom {adv} :: clockwise
rechtsomkeert {adv} :: (only used with maken) rechtsomkeert maken: do an about-turn, do an about-face; turn on one's heels, make a U-turn
rechtsomkeert maken {v} :: to turn around, to about-turn
rechtsorde {f} :: legal order
rechtspleging {f} [legal] :: judicial procedure
rechtspraak {f} :: jurisdiction
rechtspraak {f} :: case law
rechtsprocedure {f} {m} [legal] :: judicial process
rechtsstaat {m} :: nation of laws, constitutional state, (state which has rule of law)
rechtstreeks {adj} :: direct
rechtstreeks {adv} :: directly
rechtswetenschap {f} :: jurisprudence
rechtszaak {f} {m} [law] :: lawsuit
rechtszaal {f} {m} :: courtroom
rechttrekken {v} :: to straighten
rechttrekken {v} :: to correct (of facts, statements)
rechtuit {adj} :: straightforward
rechtvaardig {adj} :: fair, just
rechtvaardigen {vt} :: To justify, provide an acceptable motivation or explanation
rechtvaardigheid {f} :: justice (state or instance of being just or fair)
rechtvaardigheidsgevoel {n} :: feeling of justice, feeling of fairness
rechtvaardiging {f} :: justification
rechtzaak {f} {m} :: alternative spelling of rechtszaak
rechtzaal {f} :: courtroom
rechtzetten {vt} :: to stand up, to set upright
rechtzetten {vt} :: to rectify, to correct (a mistake)
reciteren {v} :: to recite
reclame {f} :: publicity
reclame {f} :: advertisement or ads
reclame {f} :: the stock that is advertised at a discount
reclamebureau {n} :: advertising agency
reclamecampagne {f} :: advertisement campaign
reclamefolder {m} :: leaflet with advertising
reclassering {f} :: rehabilitation of ex-convicts
recommandatie {f} :: recommendation
reconstrueren {v} :: to reconstruct
record {n} :: record
recreant {m} :: someone who practices or enjoys recreation
recreatie {f} :: recreation (activity that diverts, amuses or stimulates)
rectaal {adj} :: rectal (of -, via - or related to the rectum)
rectificatie {f} :: rectification
rectificeren {v} :: to rectify, to correct
rector {m} :: rector
redacteur {m} :: editor
redactie {f} :: editorial staff
redactrice {m} :: Female editor
redden {v} :: to save, rescue
redder {m} :: savior, rescuer
redding {f} :: rescue, rescuing
reddingsactie {f} :: rescue operation
reddingsboot {f} :: A lifeboat, boat to save shipwrecked people
reddingsoperatie {f} :: rescue operation
reddingsplan {n} :: rescue plan
reddingsvest {n} :: life vest
rede {f} :: reason (as a concept)
rede {f} :: address, discourse
rede {f} :: place to anchor, anchorage
redekunde {f} [dated] :: logic
redekunde {f} [rare, dated] :: rhetoric
redekundig {adj} [grammar] :: pertaining to phrases
redekundig {adj} [dated] :: logical, pertaining to logic
redelijk {adj} :: reasonable
redelijk {adv} :: reasonably, fairly, rather
redelijkerwijs {adv} :: reasonably
redeloos {adj} :: irrational, without reason
redemptorist {m} :: A redemptorist
reden {f} :: reason, ground
reden {f} :: rescue
reden {m} [mathematics] :: proportion
reden {v} [nautical] :: to equip (a ship)
reden {v} [by extension] :: to equip, fit, supply with (something with a supplemental tool)
redenaar {m} :: orator
redeneerkunde {f} :: logic
redeneerkunde {f} :: rhetoric
redenen {vi} [obsolete] :: to speak
redenen {vi} [obsolete] :: to discuss
redenen {vi} [obsolete] :: to reason
redeneren {vi} :: to reason
redeneren {vi} [archaic] :: to speak
redenering {f} :: reasoning
reder {m} :: shipowner
rederij {f} :: shipping company
rederijker {m} [historical] :: rhetorician, especially one involved in theatre
redetwisten {v} :: to argue, quarrel
redevoering {f} :: speech
reduceren {vt} :: To reduce
redundantie {f} :: redundancy
ree {f} {n} :: roe
reebok {m} :: roebuck
reebok {m} [obsolete, South Africa] :: An antelope native to southern Africa
reeds {adv} [chiefly formal] :: already
reef {f} :: line drawn on the ground, furrow
reef {n} :: alternative form of reef (shallows; strip of sail)
reeks {f} :: series
reep {m} :: a strip, resulting from ripping, cutting etc
reep {m} :: a rope
reep {m} :: a hoop, ring
reep {m} :: an edible bar, esp. a candy bar
rees {?} [colloquial] :: diarrhea
reet {f} :: A ripped-up spot, tear; cleft, crack, crevice
reet {f} [vulgar] :: The butt crack, arse, anus
reet {f} [by extension, vulgar] :: The butt, behind
reet {f} [by extension, vulgar] :: (in geen reet nothing at all) nothing
reetveter {m} [slang] :: butt floss, G-string, thong
referendum {n} :: referendum
referentie {f} :: A reference, person who vouches for another, character witness
referentie {f} :: A quoted or otherwise consulted, preferably reliably or authoritative source, as for writing an academic document
referentiekader {n} :: frame of reference
referentiekader {n} :: system of organising thought containing prior beliefs
referentiekader {n} [physics] :: diagram or system from where an observer observes (relative) motion
refereren {v} [with aan] :: to refer to
referte {f} [legal] :: not contest charges (of a suspect or involved party)
referte {f} [letter] :: reference (number)
reflecteren {v} :: to reflect
reflecterend {adj} :: reflecting
reflectie {f} :: reflection
reflectie {f} :: thought about something
reflector {m} :: reflector (reflecting disk on the rear of a vehicle; chiefly a bicycle)
reflex {m} :: reflex (automatic response by an organism)
reformatie {f} :: reformation
reformator {m} :: reformer
refractie {f} [optics] :: refraction
refrein {n} [music] :: a refrain, a chorus
refter {m} {n} [Belgium] :: mess hall
refuteren {v} :: to refute
regeerakkoord {n} :: coalition agreement
regeerzucht {f} [pejorative, dated] :: pathological desire to rule
regeerzucht {f} [pejorative] :: pathological desire to govern
regel {m} :: line of writing, verse; (pre-printed) straight line to write it on
regel {m} :: rule, regulation, custom, prescript
regel {m} :: narrow slat; especially a ruler
regelbaar {adj} :: adjustable
regelen {v} :: to regulate, to control
regelen {v} :: to arrange
regelgeving {f} :: regulations
regeling {f} :: arrangement (as in practical agreement)
regelmaat {f} {m} :: regularity
regelmatig {adj} :: regular
regelneef {m} :: a petty, rules-obsessed person; a stickler for rules; control freak
regelneuker {noun} [vulgar, colloquial] :: someone who strongly adheres to rules, and might well enjoy doing so. Literally "rule fucker"; could be more aptly be translated "rule fetishist"
regelnicht {f} :: petty, rules-obsessed woman, e.g. a woman trying to keep everything under control
regelrecht {adj} :: downright
regen {m} :: rain
regenachtig {adj} :: rainy, prone to rain
regenboog {m} :: rainbow
regenboogtaal {f} :: LGBTIQ-inclusive language (language usage and/or vocabulary that seeks to include LGBTIQ persons)
regenboogvlies {n} :: iris, a membrane in the eye
regenbui {f} :: rain shower, incidence of rain
regendruppel {m} :: A raindrop, drop(let) of rainwater
regenen {v} [impersonal] :: To rain, to precipitate
regenen {v} [impersonal, figuratively] :: To accumulate in large amounts, as though by rain
regenen {vi} [figuratively] :: To pour down, to fall out of the sky in large amounts
regenjack {n} :: raincoat
regenjas {m} :: raincoat
regenmantel {m} :: mantle, cloak to protect against the rain
regenpijp {f} :: drainpipe, downspout
regenscherm {n} :: umbrella
regenseizoen {n} :: wet season
regent {m} :: regent
regentenstuk {n} [painting] :: group portrait of regents
regentes {f} :: regentess (female ruling in somebody else's stead)
regentes {f} [historical] :: female member of patrician and aristocratic circles
regentesse {f} :: alternative form of regentes
regentessenstuk {n} [painting] :: group portrait of regentesses
regentijd {m} :: rainy season
regenton {f} :: rain barrel
regenval {m} :: rainfall
regenworm {m} :: earthworm
regenwoud {n} :: rainforest
regeren {vti} :: to rule, reign, govern
regeren {vt} [archaic] :: to control, to conduct, to direct, to govern
regering {f} :: The act of governing, ruling a state or similar political entity
regering {f} [legal] :: A government, a governing council: especially the executive branch of government
regering {f} :: The rule, reign of a prince etc
regeringsleider {m} :: head of government
regie {f} :: production, creative management [of a film, theatre work or other creative work]
regie {f} [figurative] :: the management, being in charge
regime {n} :: regime
regime {n} :: regimen, diet
regiment {n} :: regiment (division of an army)
regiment {n} [obsolete] :: rulership, governance, rule
regio {f} :: region
regiolect {n} :: regiolect
regionaal {adj} :: regional
regisseren {v} :: to direct (e.g. a film)
regisseur {m} :: director (e.g. of film, TV, or theater)
regisseuse {f} :: female director
registratie {f} :: A registration, the act of registering or being registered
registratie {f} :: An office in charge of registrations, especially when it also receives correlated payment of tax or other levies
registratie {f} [music] :: A registration, the act of selecting stops on an organ
registratie {f} [music] :: A specific setting thus achieved
registrator {m} :: A registrant or registrar, person (notably clerk) charged with keeping (a) register(s), possibly combined with other secretarial work; also as a specific title in various civilian and military uses
registrator {m} :: A recorder, registring device or person taking notes as if automatically registring
registreren {v} :: to register
rehabiliteren {v} :: to free from guilt (of a previous crime), rehabilitate
rei {m} :: circle dance
reidans {m} :: circle dance
reidansen {v} :: to dance in a circle, to circle dance
reiger {m} :: heron
reiken {vi} :: to reach, to extend out, to stretch
reikwijdte {f} :: range, reach, scope
rein {adj} [formal] :: clean, spotless
rein {adj} :: pure, sheer
reinigen {v} :: to clean
reiniger {m} :: detergent, cleaning agent
reiniger {m} :: cleaning device
reiniger {m} :: cleaner, one who cleans
reiniging {f} :: cleaning (the act or process of cleaning or being cleaned)
reinigingsmiddel {n} :: detergent, cleaning agent
reis {f} {m} :: travel
reis {f} {m} :: trip, tour
reisbureau {n} :: travel agency
reischeque {m} :: traveller's cheque
reisgenoot {m} :: A travel companion, who shares one's company on a journey
reisgids {m} :: travel guide
reisroman {m} :: novel in the shape of an itinerary, travelogue novel
reisspiegel {m} :: travelling mirror
reisstekker {m} :: plug adapter
reisverhaal {n} :: travelogue
reisverslag {n} :: record of a voyage, travelogue, itinerary
reisverzekering {f} :: travel insurance
reizen {v} :: to travel
reiziger {m} :: traveller, voyager
reiziger {m} :: [endonym] Dutch people who live in wagons or mobile homes, predominantly descended from 19th-century displaced agricultural workers
rek {n} :: A rack or stand
rek {m} :: The ability for a material to stretch
rekel {m} :: male of a canine species, notably dog, fox or wolf
rekel {m} :: insolent person
rekels {adj} [literally, rare] :: relating to a rekel (male of certain species, notably canine such as fox)
rekels {adj} :: (commonly; metaphorically) scampish, impish
rekels {adj} [by extension] :: damned, blasted
rekenaar {m} :: someone who makes calculations; a calculator
rekenaar {m} [rare] :: computer
rekenen {vi} :: to calculate, to do arithmetic
rekenen {vt} :: to count [+ tot (object) = as (belonging to)] [+ als (object) = as], to consider (something) an example [+ tot (object) = of]
rekenen {vti} :: to appraise, to reckon, to evaluate
rekenen {vi} :: to rely [+ op (object) = on], to depend [+ op (object) = on]
rekenen {vt} :: to charge, to determine or request a payment
rekenfout {f} :: miscalculation
rekening {f} :: reckoning, account
rekening {f} :: account (at a bank)
rekening {f} :: check, bill
rekening {f} :: invoice
rekeningnummer {n} :: account number
rekenkunde {f} :: arithmetic
rekenmachine {f} :: calculator
rekentoestel {n} [Belgium] :: calculator
rekest {n} [archaic] :: request
rekken {v} :: to stretch
rekken {v} :: to prolong (in duration)
rekwireren {v} :: to requisition, to demand for supplies
rel {m} :: riot
relaas {n} :: account, story, report
relateren {v} :: to relate
relatie {f} :: relation
relatie {f} :: relationship
relatief {adj} :: relative
relatief {adv} :: relatively
relativeren {v} :: to relativize (US), relativise (UK)
relativiteit {f} :: relativity
relativiteitstheorie {f} [physics] :: theory of relativity
relevant {adj} :: relevant
reliek {f} {n} :: relic
reliekhouder {m} :: reliquary
reliekschrijn {n} [Roman Catholicism] :: a coffin-like reliquary
religie {f} [religion] :: faith, religion, a system of beliefs dealing with soul, deity and/or life after death
religie {f} :: religious denomination, such as an organized church
religie {f} [figuratively] :: something one adheres to devotedly
religieus {adj} :: religious
religiositeit {f} :: religiosity
relikwie {f} {n} :: relic
reling {f} :: rail (a horizontal bar)
rellen {v} :: to riot
relmuis {f} :: edible dormouse, Glis glis
relschopper {m} :: a troublemaker, a menace
rem {f} :: brake
remake {m} :: remake (of a film)
remise {f} :: carriage house
remise {f} :: tram house
remise {f} [chess] :: a tie, draw
remkabel {m} :: a bicycle's brake cable
remlamp {f} :: (uncommon) brake light
remmen {vi} :: to brake, slow down
remonstrant {m} :: Remonstrant (Arminian)
remonstrants {adj} :: Arminian, following or belonging to the Arminian religion
remontada {f} [football] :: comeback
remork {noun} [Belgium] :: trailer [esp. for cars]
rempedaal {n} [automotive] :: brake pedal
remvloeistof {f} :: brake fluid
remweg {m} :: braking distance
ren {m} :: The place where chickens are kept
renaal {adj} :: Pertaining to the kidneys
Renaat {prop} :: given name, a diminutive of Renatus, the Latin of René
Renaissance {prop} [history] :: Renaissance
Renate {prop} :: given name, from Latin Renata, the feminine form of Renatus meaning reborn
reïncarnatie {f} :: reincarnation
rendabel {adj} :: profitable
rendement {n} :: yield, performance
rendement {n} [physics] :: efficiency (of energy conversion)
rendier {n} :: reindeer
rendiermos {noun} :: reindeer lichen, Cladonia rangiferina
renegaat {m} :: renegade, outlaw
renegeren {v} :: to renounce one's belief, renege
reünie {f} :: reunion
renium {n} :: rhenium
renkoekoek {m} :: roadrunner, bird of the genus Geococcyx
Renkum {prop} :: Renkum (village)
Renkum {prop} :: Renkum (municipality)
rennen {vi} [about people or animals] :: to run, to move fast
rennen {vi} [about fluids] :: to run, flow, stream
rennen {vi} [about fluids] :: to flow together, combine, thicken
rennen {vi} :: to leak, seep trough
renner {m} :: runner, one who runs
renner {m} :: racer; especially short for a competitive wielrenner 'cyclist'
renovatie {f} :: renovation
Rens {prop} :: surname
rente {f} :: interest
renunciatie {f} :: renunciation, the act of resigning, abandoning [property or rights]
renunciatie {f} [religion] :: asceticism
rep. {abbr} :: republiek, republikeins
repareren {v} :: To repair
repercussie {f} :: repercussion, consequence
repeteergeweer {n} :: repeating rifle
repeteren {v} :: to repeat
repeteren {v} :: to rehearse
repetitie {f} :: (school) test
repetitie {f} :: repetition
repetitie {f} :: rehearsal
repetitie {f} [programming] :: loop
reppen {v} :: to bring up, to mention (often used with van or over)
reppen {v} :: to hurry
representatief {adj} :: representative, characteristic
representatief {adj} :: trying to make an impression, impressive
representeren {v} :: to represent
repressie {f} :: repression
reptiel {n} :: reptile
reptielachtigheid {f} :: reptilianness
reptieligheid {f} :: reptilianness
republiek {f} :: republic (type of state)
Republiek Macedonië {prop} {f} :: Republic of Macedonia: the constitutional name of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
republikein {m} :: Someone who favours a republic as a form of government; a republican
republikein {m} [politics] :: Member of the - usually US - Republican Party
reputatie {f} :: reputation
research {f} :: research
reservaat {n} :: A tract of land reserved for a particular purpose; a reserve or reservation
reserve {f} {m} :: reserve (that which is reserved, or kept back, as for future use)
reservedeel {n} :: spare part
reserveonderdeel {n} :: spare part
reserveren {v} :: reserve
reserveren {v} :: book (reserve)
reservoir {n} :: reservoir
residentie {f} :: residence (usually of someone with important political or social status such as the head of state)
resolutie {f} :: resolution
resp. {abbr} :: abbreviation of respectievelijk
respect {n} :: respect
respectabel {adj} :: respectable, deserving respect
respecteren {v} :: to respect
respectief {adj} :: respective
respectievelijk {adj} :: respective
respectievelijk {adv} :: respectively
respectloos {adj} :: disrespectful
respectvol {adj} :: respectful, showing respect
respijt {n} :: (short) delay
respiratie {f} :: respiration
respons {f} {n} :: response
ressource {f} [often, in the plural] :: resource, means (of existence)
ressource {f} :: A way to turn the course of the game, notably in chess
ressource {f} [in the plural] :: possibilities, capabilities
rest {f} :: rest (that which remains)
restant {n} {mf} :: remnant, remainder
restaurant {n} :: restaurant
restauratie {f} :: buffet at a railway station
restauratie {f} :: the restoration of an object of artistic or historical significance
restaureren {v} :: to restore
restecp {n} :: restecp
resteren {v} :: to remain
resterend {adj} :: remaining, left-over
resterend {adj} :: odd (left over after others have been grouped)
resultaat {n} :: Result
resulteren {v} :: to result
retarderen {v} :: to delay, to hold up
retentie {f} [legal] :: The retention, act of retaining something rather then returning it
retentie {f} [history] :: The confiscation of a fief by the feudal lord
retentie {f} :: A remembrance, (retention in) memory
retentie {f} :: The abilty retentiveness, to retain, to remember
retentie {f} :: The inability to secrete a substance, notably as a medical condition or concerning a delay in the passage of water
retentie {f} :: The preservation of the shape of (a corrected set of) teeth
retentor {m} [legal] :: The holder of a right of retensio, i.e. to keep something one doesn't own
retina {f} {m} :: retina
retireeren {v} :: obsolete spelling of retireren
retireren {vtr} [formal] :: to withdraw, to retire
retorica {f} :: rhetoric
retoriek {f} :: rhetoric
retorisch {adj} :: rhetorical
retoucheren {v} :: to retouch, touch up
retour {adv} :: back whence one came
retour {n} :: return
retour {n} :: return ticket for a train
retraite {c} :: [religious] retreat
reçu {n} :: receipt
reu {m} :: male dog or other canine
reuk {f} :: smell
reukwater {n} :: scented watery liquid, notably toilet water
reukwerk {n} :: An incense, product to spread a smell when burned, either as a cultic, as a therapy or for secular pleasure
reukwerk {n} [by extension] :: Any perfume, luxury product to provide a scent
reukwerkbrander {m} :: A fireproof device to burn incense in, so as to release the scented smoke
reukzin {m} :: sense of smell
reuma {n} :: rheumatism
reumatiek {f} :: rheumatism
reumatisch {adj} :: rheumatic
reuring {f} :: pleasant unrest or bustle
reus {m} :: giant
Reus {prop} :: surname
reusachtig {adj} :: giant, huge, enormous in any sense, e.g. great, extremely good
reus op lemen voeten {m} :: giant with feet of clay (someone or something impressive and seemingly strong with a hidden fatal defect)
reuze- {prefix} [added to a noun] :: giant, giant-sized
reuze- {prefix} [added to an adjective] :: very, extremely, hugely
reuze {adj} [colloquial] :: fantastic, great, awesome
reuzel {m} :: lard (fat from the abdomen of a pig)
reuzenaronskelk {m} :: titan arum, Amorphophallus titanum
reuzenkangoeroe {m} :: Used of certain large kangaroos of the genus Macropus; referring to both the red kangaroo and the gray kangaroos
reuzenpanda {m} :: giant panda, panda bear, Ailuropoda melanoleuca
reuzenrad {n} :: Ferris wheel
reuzenstap {m} :: giant step
revelatie {f} :: A revelation, the act or an instance of revealing or disclosure; especially divine revelation
revelatie {f} [metonymy] :: The divinely revelead truth, as from the Bible and/or Coran in Judeo-Christianity namely Islam
revelatie {f} [figuratively] :: A discovery, find, notably one who surprises positively, e.g. with a great performance
reventer {m} {n} [Netherlands, chiefly historical] :: mess hall in (former) monasteries
revers {m} :: revers, lapel
revindiceren {v} :: to revindicate
reviseren {v} :: to revise
revisionisme {n} :: revisionism
revisionist {mf} :: a revisionist
revisionisties {adj} [obsolete] :: nonstandard spelling of revisionistisch
revisionistisch {adj} :: revisionist
revolteren {v} :: to revolt
revolutie {f} :: Revolution (sudden change; upheaval, putsch)
revolutie {f} [obsolete, astronomy] :: revolution, rotation (complete turn across an orbit or around an axis)
revolutiebouw {m} [Netherlands, historical] :: speculative construction of slum housing
revolutionair {m} :: revolutionary
revolutionair {adj} :: revolutionary
revolutionairenveldbed {n} :: stretcher for revolutionaries
revolver {m} :: revolver
revue {f} {m} :: revue
revue {f} {m} :: review
rexist {m} :: Rexist
Reybrouck {prop} :: surname
Reynders {prop} :: surname
Reynst {prop} :: surname
Rheden {prop} :: Rheden (village)
Rheden {prop} :: Rheden (municipality)
Rhijn {prop} {m} :: obsolete spelling of Rijn
Rhijnvis {prop} {m} :: given name [mostly used in the Feith family]
Rhodesië {prop} {n} [historical] :: Rhodesia
rhodium {n} :: rhodium
rhonchus {f} :: rhonchus
rib {m} :: rib
rib {m} :: a truss (wooden frame)
ribbenboog {m} :: Costal arch, the medial ends of the seventh to tenth costal cartilages that join to form a cartilaginous costal margin on each side [arcus costalis]
ribbenkast {f} :: rib cage
ribfluweel {n} :: corduroy
ribstuk {n} :: entrecôte
RIBW {abbr} :: initialism of Regionale Instelling voor Beschermd Wonen, "Regional Institute for Protected Living"
richel {f} :: ridge, ledge
richten {vt} :: to direct, aim
richter {m} :: aimer, one who aims (e.g. a projectile weapon)
richter {m} [dated, Protestantism] :: biblical judge [the usual plural is richteren]
richter {m} [historical] :: official of the court of justice overseeing the implementation of verdicts, without having a voice in them
richting {f} :: direction
richting {f} [formal] :: movement, tendency
richtlijn {f} {m} :: directive
ridder {m} :: knight
ridderen {v} :: to knight:
ridderen {v} :: to dub someone a knight
ridderen {v} :: to confer a knighthood (membership of an order) upon
ridderlijk {adj} :: knightly, chivalrous (pertaining to knights)
ridderlijk {adj} :: chivalrous, gallant (according to gendered courteous conduct)
ridderorde {f} :: chivalric order, order of knighthood
ridderorde {f} :: knighthood (decoration)
ridderschap {n} :: knighthood (state of being a knight)
ridderschap {f} :: knighthood (body of knights)
riddervaan {f} :: pennon (knight's vane or streamer)
Rie {prop} :: given name, diminutive of Marie
riek {f} :: pitchfork
rieken {v} [formal] :: to stink
rieken {v} [Belgium, colloquial] :: to smell (i.e. to produce, give off a smell)
rieken {v} [Belgium, colloquial] :: to smell (i.e. to sense a smell)
riem {m} :: belt, strap, thong, collar
riem {m} :: oar, paddle
riem {m} :: ream (paper measure)
riemslag {m} [rowing] :: oar stroke
riemslag {m} [rowing] :: lash with a belt
riet {n} :: reed
rieten {adj} :: made of straw or reed
rietje {noun} [euphemistic] :: cane, hickory, or other stick used for corporal punishment
rietje {noun} :: drinking straw
rietkat {f} :: jungle cat, Felis chaus
rietsuiker {m} :: cane sugar
Rietveld {prop} :: surname
rif {n} :: reef: a chain or range of rocks lying at or near the surface of the water
rif {n} [nautical] :: reef: an arrangement to reduce the area of a sail in a high wind
rifhaai {m} :: Name used for certain sharks in the family Carcharhinidae; reef shark
Riga {prop} {n} :: Riga
rigide {adj} :: rigid
rigoreus {adj} :: alternative form of rigoureus
rigoureus {adj} :: full-on, rigorous
rigoureus {adv} :: rigorously, strictly, harshly
rigoureus {adv} :: exactly, precisely
Rigters {prop} :: surname
rij {f} :: row, line
rij {f} :: row (entries in a table going left to right)
rij {f} :: line, queue of people waiting for something
rij {f} [mathematics] :: series
rij {f} [chess] :: rank
rijbaan {c} :: carriageway
rijbewijs {n} :: driver's license
rijden {vi} :: to ride
rijden {vi} :: to drive
rijden {vt} :: to drive
rijder {m} :: A rider, someone who rides
rijdier {n} :: A riding-animal or mount, a domesticated animal used to carry a rider on its back, as opposed to pets, draught animals and wild animals
rijen {vt} :: to form a row, line up into a row
rijfelen {vti} [archaic, Belgium] :: to rub
rijfelen {vi} [historical] :: to play a gambling game with three dice
rijgedrag {n} :: driving behaviour (behaviour while driving a vehicle)
rijgen {v} :: to pierce, impale
rijgen {v} :: to baste (to sew a thread through something)
rijk {adj} :: rich
rijk {adj} :: wealthy
rijk {adj} :: abundant
rijk {n} :: realm, kingdom
rijk {n} :: empire
rijk {n} :: state
rijkaard {m} :: A rich, wealthy man
rijkbedeeld {adj} :: richly endowed, well-served, given a generous portion etc
rijkdom {m} :: wealth
rijkdom {m} :: prosperity
rijke {m} [literally] :: a rich one
rijke {m} :: a wealthy person
Rijkens {prop} :: surname
rijksambtenaar {m} :: A (national) state official in public service in a monarchy
rijksappel {m} :: A (golden) orb, one of the insignia of monarchy: globus cruciger
rijksdaalder {m} [numismatics] :: coin used until the decimalization of 1816 worth 50 stuivers rather than 30 (daalder)
rijksdaalder {m} :: after 1816: a coin worth 2.50 guilders
rijksdag {m} :: An imperial diet, notably:
rijksdag {m} :: of the Holy Roman Empire
rijksdag {m} :: of imperial (Hohenzollern) Germany
rijksdag {m} :: of the Third Reich, Nazi Germany
rijksdag {m} :: as upper house (senate) in the empire Japan since the Meiji reform
rijkswacht {f} :: Belgian gendarmerie that existed until 2001
rijm {m} :: hoarfrost, rime
rijm {n} :: rhyme, rhyming
rijmen {v} :: to rhyme (to have a rhyme with another word)
rijmen {v} :: to rhyme, to speak or write rhymes
rijmen {v} :: to agree, to correspond
rijmen {v} :: to bring into agreement, to reconcile
rijmschema {n} [poetry] :: rhyme scheme
Rijn {prop} {m} :: the Rhine
Rijnland-Palts {prop} {n} :: Rhineland-Palatinate
Rijnsburg {prop} {n} :: Rijnsburg (village)
Rijnwaarden {prop} :: Rijnwaarden (municipality)
rijp {adj} :: ripe (of fruit etc.)
rijp {m} :: hoarfrost
rijpen {v} :: to ripen
rijs {n} [archaic, dialectal] :: A young twig or branch
rijs {n} [archaic, dialectal] :: A bundle of twigs; a faggot
rijs {n} [obsolete] :: Any bush, tree or plant
Rijsbrack {prop} :: surname
rijschool {f} :: driving school
Rijsel {prop} {n} [chiefly Belgium] :: Rijsel (city)
rijst {m} :: rice
rijstpapier {n} :: rice paper
rijstrook {f} {m} :: Each of several parallel driving lanes on a (broad) road
rijsttafel {f} :: rijsttafel
rijstveld {n} :: a rice field, a paddy
rijstwijn {m} :: rice wine
rijten {vt} :: to rip, to tear
rijtjeshuis {n} :: Terraced house
rijtuig {n} :: A carriage or coach, such as in a train
rijtuig {n} [dated] :: A horse-drawn carriage
rijverbod {n} :: driving ban (prohibition on driving)
rijweg {m} :: road or portion of a road intended for use by (motorised) vehicles; roadway
rijwiel {n} [formal] :: bicycle
rijwielolie {f} :: bicycle oil
rijzen {v} :: to rise
rijzig {adj} :: tall, risen high; mainly used in positive descriptions of living beings and architecture
rijzweep {f} :: crop, riding-crop, horsewhip
Rik {prop} {m} :: given name
rikketik {interj} :: Onomatopoeia for a ticking sound
rikketik {m} [colloquial or childish, Netherlands] :: heart
riksja {m} :: rickshaw (light, two-wheeled or three-wheeled human-powered carriage)
ril {f} :: rille
ril {f} :: groove in soil, furrow
ril {f} [dialectal] :: brook, streamlet, rill
ril {f} [dialectal] :: ridge or eminence between two depressions or grooves
rillen {v} :: to shiver
rilling {f} :: shiver, shudder (act of shaking)
rimboe {m} :: jungle, wilderness
rimpel {m} :: wrinkle
rimpeling {f} :: ripple
rimpelloos {adj} :: peaceful, carefree
ring {m} :: ring, hollow circular object
ring {m} :: beltway
ringbaard {m} :: Van Dyke beard
ringmus {f} :: tree sparrow, German sparrow, Passer montanus
ringslang {f} {m} :: grass snake
ringvinger {m} :: The ring finger, between the middle finger and little finger
rins {adj} :: mildly or pleasantly sour
Rinus {prop} :: given name, diminutive of Marinus
rioleren {v} :: to discharge through a sewer; to drain
riool {n} :: sewer
rioolbuis {f} {m} :: sewer pipe
riooljournalistiek {f} :: yellow journalism
Ripuariër {m} :: A Ripuarian (Frank)
Ripuarisch {adj} :: belonging or relating to the Ripuarian Franks
Ripuarisch {adj} :: in or relating to the Ripuarian dialect
Ripuarisch {prop} {n} :: Ripuarian, the West Germanic dialect of the abovementioned Frankish tribes
risee {f} :: laughing stock
risico {n} :: risk
riskant {adj} :: risky, daring
riskeren {v} :: to risk
rit {m} :: a ride on horseback or in a vehicle
ritme {n} :: rhythm, beat
ritmisch {adj} :: rhythmic
rits {f} {m} :: zipper (US), zip fastener (UK)
ritselaar {m} :: facilitator
ritsen {v} [traffic] :: to merge
ritsig {adj} :: randy, in heat
ritten {m} [colloquial] :: A ritten; a young rat
ritten {v} [archaic] :: to run back and forth playing (said of children)
ritten {v} [archaic] :: to tear one's clothes while running
rittenwedstrijd {noun} [cycling] :: stage race
rituaal {n} [Roman Catholicism, freemasonry] :: an instruction text for performing rituals, a liturgy book
ritueel {adj} :: ritual
ritueel {n} :: ritual
ritus {f} :: rite
rivaal {mf} :: rival, opponent
rivaliteit {f} :: rivalry
rivier {f} {m} :: river
rivierbed {n} :: riverbed, bed of a river
rivierbekken {n} :: catchment basin of a river
rivierdelta {f} :: river delta
rivierdonderpad {f} :: Cottus perifretum
rivierendelta {f} :: alternative form of rivierdelta
rivierengebied {n} :: river area (area or ecosystem defined or influenced by a river)
riviergebied {n} :: alternative form of rivierengebied
rivierkreeft {m} :: crayfish, a freshwater crustacean resembling a marine lobster
riviermond {m} :: mouth of a river
riviermonding {f} :: river mouth
Rivka {prop} {f} :: given name
r.k. {abbr} :: rooms-katholiek
römertopf {m} :: Römertopf
röntgen {m} :: röntgen
röntgenapparaat {n} :: X-ray machine
röntgenfoto {mf} :: radiograph, X-ray photograph
röntgenfotografie {f} :: radiography, X-ray photography
röntgenstraling {f} [physics] :: X-ray radiation
rob {m} :: seal (sea mammal)
Robbe {prop} :: surname
Robben {prop} :: surname
robe {f} :: gown, robe
robijn {n} :: ruby (substance)
robijn {m} :: ruby (gem)
robijnen {adj} :: made of ruby
robijnen {adj} [color] :: ruby
robijnrood {adj} [color] :: ruby
Robin {prop} :: given name borrowed from English
Robin {prop} :: given name
robinsonade {f} :: robinsonade
Robinsonade {f} :: alternative case form of robinsonade
robot {m} :: robot
rocambolesk {adj} [chiefly Belgium] :: incredible, unbelievable, fantastic
rock {m} :: rock (style of music)
rockband {m} :: rock band
roddel {c} :: gossip, idle talk
roddelblad {n} :: tabloid
roddelen {v} :: to gossip
rode biet {f} :: beetroot, red beet
rode dophei {f} :: alternative form of rode dopheide
rode dopheide {f} :: bell heather, heather-bell, Erica cinerea
rode ibis {m} :: scarlet ibis, Eudocimus ruber
rode kool {f} [uncountable, countable] :: red cabbage
Rode Kruis {prop} {n} :: Red Cross
rode loper {m} :: red carpet
rode vos {m} :: red fox (Vulpes vulpes)
rode wijn {m} :: red wine, such as claret
Rode Zee {prop} :: Red Sea (sea between Africa and Arabia)
rododendron {} :: rhododendron
roe {f} {m} :: alternative form of roede
roe {f} {m} :: bundle of twigs, especially in Sinterklaas folklore
roede {f} :: a rod (for curtain)
roede {f} [archaic] :: penis
roedel {m} :: group of animals (such as a pack of wolfs)
roef {f} :: cabin [on a boat]
roef {f} [dated] :: tapering lid of a coffin, with a triangular cross-section
roef {f} [dated] :: triangular frame placed over a coffin or bier, on which a cloth is laid
roeiboot {mf} :: A rowing boat
roeien {v} :: to row (with oars)
roeier {m} :: rower
roeimachine {f} :: rowing machine (fitness device simulating rowing)
roeipen {f} :: thole (pin for keeping an oar in place)
roeiriem {m} :: oar
roek {m} :: rook (bird)
roekeloos {adj} :: reckless
roekeloosheid {f} :: Recklessness
roeken {vt} [obsolete] :: to pay attention to, to heed
roeken {vt} [obsolete] :: to care about, to worry about
Roels {prop} :: surname
Roelvink {prop} :: surname
roem {m} :: glory (honour and valour)
Roemeens {adj} :: Romanian
Roemeens {prop} {n} :: Romanian (language)
roemen {v} :: to praise, to laud
Roemenië {prop} {n} :: Romania
roemrucht {adj} :: renowned, glorious
roemruchtig {adj} :: glorious
roentgenium {n} :: roentgenium
roep {m} :: call, shout, cry
roep {m} :: reputation
roep {m} :: call, demand
roepen {vti} :: to cry, shout
roepen {vt} :: to call, summon, invite etc
roeper {m} :: one who calls
roeper {m} [obsolete, grammar] :: a word in the vocative case
roeping {f} :: vocation, calling
roepletters {p} [plural only] :: callsign
roepnaam {m} :: usual given name (i.e. by which one is usually called)
roeptoeter {m} [colloquial] :: loudhailer, blowhorn, megaphone
roeptoeter {m} [colloquial] :: mouthpiece, something that relays discourse, especially opinion
roeptoeter {m} [colloquial, pejorative] :: loudmouth, blowhard [usually connoting that one proclaims simplistic opinions]
roeptoeteren {vti} [colloquial] :: to proclaim loudly (simplistic opinions) [+ over (object) = about]
roer {n} :: A boat's wheel
roer {n} :: A rudder, device to steer a vessel
roer {n} [figuratively] :: (used absolutely, with the definite article: het roer) control
roerdomp {m} :: bittern
roerei {n} :: scrambled eggs
roeren {vt} :: to stir, scramble
roeren {vt} :: to move, budge
roeren {vt} [figuratively] :: touch, move (to cause emotion)
roeren {vt} [music] :: to play an instrument
roerganger {m} :: helmsman
roerig {adj} :: restless
roerloos {adj} :: motionless
roes {m} :: intoxication
roes {m} :: haze
roes {m} :: high
roest {m} :: rust (result of oxidation)
roest {m} :: roost (resting place of birds)
roesten {v} :: to rust (to oxidise)
roesten {v} :: to roost
roestig {adj} :: rusty
roestig {adj} :: of the colour of rust
roestplaats {f} :: roost (resting place of birds)
roestvrij {adj} :: free of rust
roestvrij {adj} :: stainless
roet {n} :: soot, fine dark particles of amorphous carbon and tar, produced by the incomplete combustion of coal, oil etc.; especially when released trough a chimney
roet {n} :: a fungus type
roetpiet {m} :: black pete
roetsjen {vi} [chiefly Belgium] :: to rapidly glide or slide
rof {adj} [slang] :: rough
Roffa {prop} {n} [slang] :: Rotterdam
rog {m} :: ray
rog {m} :: stingray
rog {m} :: skate
rogge {c} :: rye
roggebrood {n} :: rye bread
Rogier {prop} {m} :: given name, (re-)borrowed from Old French, like English Roger
Rojer {prop} :: surname
rok {m} :: skirt (clothing)
rok {o} {m} :: alternative form of rokken
rokade {f} :: castling
roken {v} :: to smoke
roker {m} :: smoker, one who smokes
rokeren {v} :: To castle (perform the chess move of castling, in which one exchanges the king and a castle)
rokertje {noun} [chiefly Netherlands] :: A smoke, a tobacco product that is smoked:
rokertje {noun} [dated] :: cigar
rokertje {noun} :: cigarette
rokke {n} {m} :: alternative form of rokken
rokken {n} {m} :: distaff, rock
rokken {v} :: alternative form of rokkenen
rokkenen {vt} :: To cause; create; bring about; induce; effect
rokkenjager {m} :: Womanizer
rokzadel {n} :: A no-nose bicycle saddle
rol {m} :: role, function (as in actions or tasks that a person or a group is expected to perform)
rol {m} [theater] :: role, character
rolbezetting {f} :: cast (group of people performing a play)
rolgordijn {n} :: roller blind
rollade {f} :: roulade (piece of rolled spiced meat, though generally not filled)
rollator {m} :: rollator
rollebollen {v} :: to frolic
rollen {v} [ergative] :: to roll
rollerbank {?} :: dynamometer
rolluik {n} :: roller shutter
rolmops {m} :: rollmops
rolmops {m} :: a pug dog
rolprent {f} [uncommon] :: film, movie
rolschaats {f} {m} :: roller-skate
rolschaatsen {v} :: to roller-skate
rolstoel {m} :: wheelchair
roltrap {m} :: escalator
rolverdeling {f} [literally] :: cast distribution (casting procedure)
rolverdeling {f} :: (commonly) cast list
Rom. {abbr} :: Romeins, Romeinen
Romaan {prop} {m} :: A native speaker of a Romance language
Romaan {prop} {m} :: A member or descendant of one of those peoples, or of the Latin sub()race
Romaan {prop} {m} :: given name, cognate with Manus, Romein, German and Polish Roman, Italian Romano and Romeo, French Romain
Romaan {prop} {m} :: A Rhetoroman
Romaans {adj} :: Romance (of the language family)
roman {m} :: novel (work of fiction)
romancier {m} :: novelist
romanisatie {f} :: romanization, process of either acculturation to the Romance culture or of phonetic notation and transliteration to Roman script
romanist {m} :: Romanicist, student of Romance languages and cultures
romanschrijver {m} :: novelist
romantiek {f} :: Romanticism
romantisch {adj} :: romantic
romantiseren {v} :: to romanticize (US), romanticise (UK)
Rome {prop} {n} :: Rome
Romein {m} :: a Roman (an inhabitant of Rome)
Romeins {adj} :: Roman
Romeinse {f} :: a female inhabitant of the city of Rome; a female Roman
Romeinse Rijk {prop} {n} :: the Roman Empire
rommel {m} :: trash, garbage, rubbish
rommel {m} :: junk, low-quality stuff
rommel {m} :: mess, disorder
rommelen {v} :: to mess around, fiddle
rommelen {v} :: to rumble (make a rumbling sound)
rommelig {adj} :: messy, disorderly
rommelmarkt {c} :: flea market
romp {m} :: trunk, torso
romp {m} :: (ship) hull
romper {m} :: a one-piece garment for an infant or small child; a onesie or romper
romper {m} :: an adult loungewear jumpsuit; a onesie or romper
rompstaat {m} :: rump state
romusha {?} :: Literally 'economic soldier'; Indonesian who had to perform penal servitude for the Japanese
rond {adj} :: round, circular
rond {adj} :: finished, completed
rond {adv} :: around, about
rond {adv} [postpositional] :: around (implying motion)
rond {prep} :: around
rond {prep} :: concerning, related to
rond {n} :: round - of a race or of a tournament
rondborstig {adj} :: busty, literally round-breasted
rondborstig {adj} :: honest, straightforward
ronddraven {v} :: to trot about
ronde {f} :: round
ronde {f} :: lap
rondedans {m} :: circle dance
rondeel {n} :: A semi-circular outcropping tower in a fortification, a roundel
rondeel {n} [obsolete, historical] :: A chalice or other vessel containing a usually alcoholic drink that was passed around at a feast
rondeel {n} [historical, poetry] :: A rondeau
ronden {vt} :: to make round
ronden {vt} [nautical] :: to go around
rondetijd {m} [racing] :: lap time
rondgang {m} :: a tour
rondhangen {v} :: to hang around, to loiter
rondhout {n} [nautical] :: wood that is cut into a round shape, such as a mast, which a sail can be attached to
rondist {f} {m} {n} :: girdle (of a brilliant-cut diamond)
rondje {noun} :: an O in the game of tic-tac-toe
rondje {noun} :: a round of drinks bought by someone in a bar
rondkomen {v} :: to make ends meet
rondleiding {f} :: guided tour
rondlopen {v} [Netherlands] :: to walk about
rondlopen {v} [Belgium] :: to run about
rondom {prep} :: around, round, in the vicinity of
rondreis {f} {m} :: tour
rondscharrelen {v} :: to nose about, to snoop
rondscharrelen {v} :: to wander about
rondtrekken {v} :: wander (move without purpose)
ronduit {adv} :: frankly
rondzweven {v} :: to float around
ronselen {v} :: to draft (to conscript a person e.g. for a military service)
rood {adj} :: red
rood {adj} [politics] :: left, socialist, labor
roodachtig {adj} :: reddish
roodborst {m} [zoology] :: A vernacular name for an animal species with a charactistic red (spot on) the chest, notably:
roodborst {m} :: (commonly in the diminutive roodborstje) The robin, Erithacus rubecula
roodborst {m} :: (less common, but also usually in the diminutive) Phoenicurus phoenicurus
roodborstje {noun} [zoology] :: the songbird robin (Erithacus rubecula)
roodborstlijster {f} [zoology] :: Turdus migratorius, a thrush species (after a charactistic red chest) robin (not the more common, smaller namesake)
roodgloeiend {adj} :: red-hot, heated to the point of glowing red
roodgloeiend {adj} :: hotly blushing
roodhaar {m} :: A ginger, a redhead, a red-haired person
roodharig {adj} :: redheaded
roodharige {mf} :: A redheaded person, ginger
roodhert {n} [dialectal, uncommon] :: red deer, Cervus elaphus
Roodkapje {prop} {n} :: Little Red Riding Hood
roodkop {m} :: common pochard, Aythya ferina
roodsel {n} :: eosin
roodverschuiving {f} [astronomy] :: redshift
roof {m} :: robbery, robbing, banditry, rapine
roofdier {n} :: predator
roofdier {n} :: carnivore
roofgier {m} :: rapaciousness
roofgier {m} [figurative, , literary] :: vulture
roofgier {m} :: rapacious person
roofgierig {adj} :: rapacious
roofmoord {m} :: A crime involving murder and (attempted) robbery
roofridder {m} [historical] :: robber baron
roofvogel {m} :: bird of prey
roofvogelnest {n} :: nest of a bird of prey; eyrie
roofzucht {f} :: rapaciousness, proclivity to stealing
roofzuchtig {adj} :: rapacious
rooi {adj} [colloquial, chiefly attributive] :: alternative form of rood
rooibos {m} :: rooibos plant
rooibos {m} :: rooibos tea
rooie {mf} :: A redheaded person
rooie {mf} :: A socialist, a communist
rooie {mf} [colloquial] :: A thousand-guilder bill, short for rooie rug 'red back' (the colour of the underside of the bill)
rooie cent {f} :: A red cent, a very small amount of money]] [mostly used in the negative, meaning no money at all]
rooien {v} :: to dig, dig up, excavate
rooien {v} :: to clear (especially of trees)
rook {m} :: smoke
rookabri {m} :: A smoking shelter
rookgordijn {n} :: smokescreen
rookkaas {m} :: smoked cheese
rookmelder {m} :: smoke detector
rookontwikkeling {f} :: cloud of smoke
rooksignaal {m} :: smoke signal
rookverbod {m} :: smoking ban
rookwaar {f} [collective] :: smoking products (tobacco products, sometimes including other smoked drugs and smoking miscellanea)
rookwolk {c} :: cloud of smoke
rookworst {f} :: smoked sausage
room {m} :: cream (of milk)
roomboter {f} :: butter, made by churning the cream of milk
roomijs {n} :: ice cream
Rooms {adj} :: Roman
roomser dan de paus {adj} :: more Catholic than the Pope
roomwit {adj} :: cream [color]
roos {f} :: rose, ornamental plant of the genus Rosa
roos {f} [heraldiccharge] :: rose, used as a heraldic charge
roos {f} :: bullseye, the center of a target, as used at shooting practice
roos {f} :: dandruff
roosmolen {m} :: A many-bladed wind turbine, common in America in the first half of the twentieth century
roosten {vt} [uncommon] :: to roast
rooster {n} {m} :: grill, grid a metallic maze-structure; some things containing one
rooster {n} {m} :: a device for roasting
rooster {n} {m} :: roster, timetable
rooster {n} {m} :: (crystallographic) lattice
roosteren {v} :: to roast (to cook food by heating in an oven or fire)
ros {n} :: horse
ros {n} :: steed
ros {adj} :: of a colour between red and yellow:
ros {adj} :: red-haired
rosbief {m} :: roast beef
rosemaling {f} :: rosemaling
roskam {m} :: currycomb
roskop {m} [pejorative] :: A redhead, ginger
rosse buurt {phrase} :: red-light district
rossen {v} [colloquial] :: To beat, to rough up
rossig {adj} [of hair] :: reddish
Rossum {prop} :: A town in Gelderland, The Netherlands
Rossum {prop} :: A town in Overijssel, The Netherlands
rot {adj} :: rotten, spoiled, decayed, putrid
rot {adj} :: rotten, tedious, unkind, mean
rot {n} :: rot, something rotten, something rotting
rot {n} [military] :: a file (of men)
rot- {prefix} :: rotten, damned, cursed, blasted
rotatie {f} :: rotation
rotatie {f} [mathematics] :: curl
rotatiesnelheid {f} :: rotational speed
roten {v} [ergative, of flax, hemp, jute, etc.] :: to ret (to soak in water to prepare for further processing)
roteren {v} :: to rotate
roterend {adj} :: rotating
Rothschild {prop} :: surname
roti {m} :: roti
Rotjeknor {prop} {n} [slang, pejorative] :: Nickname for Rotterdam
rotonde {f} :: roundabout (road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island)
rotor {m} :: rotor
rots {f} :: a rock
Rots {prop} :: surname
rotsachtig {adj} :: rocky
rotsig {adj} :: rocky
rotsklimmen {n} :: rock climbing
rotslawine {f} :: rockslide
rotsplateau {n} :: rock plateau
rotsvast {adj} :: rock-solid
rotsvast {adv} :: firmly
rotswoestijn {f} :: rock desert (desert (region) with a surface mostly consisting of rock)
rotten {v} :: to rot, to go bad, to decay
Rotterdam {prop} {n} :: Rotterdam (city)
Rotterdam {prop} {n} :: Rotterdam (municipality)
rotvaart {c} [idiomatic] :: very high speed
rotzak {m} :: scumbag, fiend
rotzak {m} [Belgium, Brabantian] :: Eurasian jay, Garrulus glandarius
rotzak {m} [obsolete, ethnic slur] :: Frenchman, Walloon
rotzooi {f} [colloquial] :: mess
rotzooi {f} [colloquial] :: rubbish, garbage
routepunt {n} :: waypoint
routineus {adj} :: routine, habitual (pertaining to or resulting from repetition)
rouw {m} :: mourning
rouw {m} :: sorrow, grief
rouwdag {m} :: day of mourning
rouwen {vi} :: to mourn, to grieve
rouwklacht {c} :: lamentation
rouwkleur {f} [literally] :: A mournful colour, as befits funeral proceedings
rouwkleur {f} [figuratively] :: A sad or depressing colour
rouwmoed {m} :: grief, state of mourning
rouwrand {m} :: A black border on a piece of paper (often on envelopes) to signify mourning
rouwrand {m} [by extension] :: A connotation of grief to an event or occasion
rouwstemming {f} :: mournful mood, as befits a funeral
rouwstemming {f} :: grave gloom, dark mood
roven {vt} :: to rob
rover {m} :: robber
roversbende {f} :: gang/band of robbers
rovershol {n} :: den of thieves
roversschip {n} :: pirate ship
royaal {adj} :: generous, munificent
royaal {adj} :: large, huge
royaliteit {f} :: generosity, munificence
royeren {v} :: to dismiss, discharge, expel, fire, sack
roze {adj} :: pink
rozebottel {f} :: superseded spelling of rozenbottel
rozemarijn {m} [botany] :: the mint-related plant rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
rozemarijn {m} :: its aromatic leaves, used as a culinary spice (often still on the branch) and in perfume
rozenbottel {f} :: rosehip, hip
Rozendaal {prop} :: Rozendaal (village)
Rozendaal {prop} :: Rozendaal (municipality)
rozenhout {n} :: rosewood
rozenhouten {adj} :: made of rosewood
rozenkever {m} :: garden chafer, June bug, Phyllopertha horticola
rozenkrans {m} [literally] :: A wreath of roses
rozenkrans {m} :: The rosary, a Catholic prayer sequence, consisting of repetitions of Our Lady and Our Father
rozenkrans {m} :: A rosary, Catholic or Anglican prayer beads used to keep track of the above
rozenkrans {m} :: An object resembling the wreath:
rozenkrans {m} :: a deer's antlers' knobby edges
rozenkrans {m} :: the plant Gnaphalium dioicum, now Antennaria dioica
rozenkrans {m} :: A symbolical meaning of the wreath:
rozenkrans {m} :: youth
rozenkrans {m} :: virginity
rozenkransvormig {adj} [biology] :: moniliform
rozenrood {adj} :: rose-red, having the color of a red rose
rozenwater {n} :: rosewater
rozerood {adj} :: flesh-colored
rozijn {f} [Belgium] :: raisin, a dried grape
rubber {n} [uncountable] :: rubber (pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree)
rubber {n} :: piece of rubber used in machines
rubber {n} :: a condom
rubidium {n} :: rubidium
rubriceren {v} :: to divide into sections; to bring under headings; to classify into different subjects
rubriek {f} :: rubric, header
rucht {noun} :: bad, disgusting people; scum
ruchtbaarheid {f} :: public knowledge, publicity, limelight
ruft {m} [vulgar] :: fart
ruften {v} :: to fart, to break wind
rug {m} :: back
rug {m} [geology] :: ridge
rugby {n} :: rugby (sport)
ruggegraat {f} {m} :: superseded spelling of ruggengraat
ruggengraat {f} {m} :: vertebral column
ruggengraat {f} {m} :: spine, backbone
ruggengraat {f} {m} [figuratively] :: backbone, fundamental support, core of an organization
ruggenmerg {n} :: spinal cord
ruggespraak {f} {m} :: consultation, discussion with stakeholders
rugschild {n} :: An organic dorsal protective covering of an animal, a carapace
rugschild {n} [uncommon] :: A military shield worn on the back
rugvin {f} :: dorsal fin
rugvinnig {adj} :: having dorsal fins
rugzak {m} :: rucksack, backpack
rugzaktoerisme {n} :: backpacker tourism, backpacking
rugzaktoerist {m} :: A backpacker, tourist who carries all his luggage in a backpack
rui {f} :: moat, canal [in a city]
rui {f} :: creek, ditch
rui {m} :: molt (of feathers, fur)
ruien {v} :: to moult, to shed (of animals; lose a covering of fur, feathers or skin etc.)
ruig {adj} :: rough, rugged, bristly
ruig {adj} :: raucous, boisterous
ruigpoothoen {n} :: Any bird of the family Tetraoninae; grouse
ruigpootuil {m} :: boreal owl (US & Canada), Tengmalm's owl, Aegolius funereus
ruiken {v} :: To smell (i.e. to perceive a smell)
ruiken {v} :: To smell (i.e. to emit a smell)
ruil {m} :: swap, exchange
ruilen {v} :: to swap, exchange
ruilen {v} :: to trade
ruilhart {n} :: [chiefly singular] transplanted heart
ruilkaart {f} :: trading card
ruilkaartspel {n} :: trading card game
ruilmiddel {n} :: currency, medium of exchange
ruilverkaveling {f} :: land consolidation
ruim {adj} :: spacious, roomy
ruim {adj} :: large, wide
ruim {adj} :: ample, generous
ruim {adv} :: more than, over, easily
ruim {n} [with definite article] :: The wide, open space
ruim {n} [nautical] :: A cargo hold
ruimen {vt} :: to make more spacious
ruimen {vt} :: to empty, evacuate
ruimen {vt} :: to put away, tidy up
ruime sop {n} :: sea, ocean
ruimte {f} :: space; outer space, the universe
ruimte {f} :: a room in a building
ruimte {f} :: room for a physical object to occupy
ruimtehaven {f} :: spaceport
ruimtekromme {f} [mathematics] :: three-dimensional or any multidimensional line (including curves); a space curve
ruimteopera {f} :: space opera
ruimtependel {m} :: space shuttle (reusable spacecraft)
ruimteschip {n} :: spaceship
ruimtesonde {f} :: space probe
ruimtestation {n} :: space station
ruimte-tijd {m} [relativity] :: spacetime
ruimtetijd {m} [relativity] :: spacetime
ruimtetuig {n} :: A spacecraft, vehicle traveling through space
ruimtevaarder {m} :: astronaut
ruimtevaart {f} :: space travel
ruimtevaarttijdperk {n} :: space age
ruimtevaartuig {n} :: spacecraft
ruimteveer {n} :: space shuttle, space vessel capable of travelling repeatedly between Earth and outer space
ruimtewandeling {f} [aeronautics] :: spacewalk
ruimteziek {adj} :: spacesick
ruin {m} :: gelding
ruis {m} :: noise, rushing sound
ruis {m} :: sound or signal generated by random fluctuations; static
ruisen {v} :: to rustle (e.g. of leaves)
ruisonderdrukker {m} :: squelcher
ruit {mf} [geometry] :: The shape rhombus, an equilateral parallelogram
ruit {mf} [heraldiccharge] :: A lozenge
ruit {mf} [card games] :: A diamond; mostly used in the plural: ruiten, for that card suit
ruit {mf} :: A glass panel (as) in a window; hence, the whole window
ruit {mf} [botany] :: A plant of the genus Ruta
ruit {mf} :: Similar plants, notably the related Thalictrum flava
ruit {mf} [rare] :: Any weed
ruiten {mf} [uncountable, cards] :: diamonds
ruiten {mf} :: a playing card of the diamonds suit
ruitenwisser {m} :: windshield wiper
ruiter {m} :: rider, horseman
ruiterij {m} :: cavalry
ruiven {v} [Belgium, of feathers, fur] :: to molt
ruk {m} :: pull, jerk
rukbunker {m} [colloquial] :: bed
rukken {v} :: to jerk
rukken {v} [colloquial] :: to jerk off
rukker {m} [literally] :: A yanker, one who pulls hard
rukker {m} [slang] :: A wanker, jerker: euphemism for a masturbator
rukker {m} [slang, by extension] :: A jerk; any person
rukwind {m} :: gust, blast
rul {adj} :: grainy, granular
rumba {f} :: rumba
rumboon {f} :: a bean-shaped praline with a rum filling
rumoerig {adj} :: noisy, loud
rumoerig {adj} :: boisterous, audibly restless, tumultuous to riotous
rund {n} :: any bovine animal
rund {n} :: idiot, stupid person
runderpest {f} {m} :: rinderpest
rundvee {n} [collective] :: cattle
rundveehouderij {f} [uncountable] :: cattle husbandry
rundveehouderij {f} :: cattle farm (farm where cows are raised)
rundvlees {n} :: beef
rundvleessoep {f} :: beef soup
rune {f} :: rune
ruïne {f} :: ruin
ruïneren {v} :: To ruin, destroy
ruïneren {v} :: To ruin financially
runnen {v} :: to run (a business or household)
Rupel {prop} {f} :: river in northern Belgium
rups {f} :: caterpillar
rupsband {m} :: caterpillar track
rupsvoertuig {n} :: any vehicle with caterpillar tracks
rus {m} :: A sod, turf of soil, grass, reed or other vegetation
rus {m} :: The graminal plant Armeria vulgaris or Armeria maritima
rus {m} :: A grass-like plant, (bul)rush, notably of the genera Juncus and Luzula
rus {m} [slang] :: police detective
rus {adj} :: alternative form of ruis
Rus {m} :: Russian
Rus {m} [Bargoens] :: detective
Rusland {prop} {n} :: Russia
ruspe {f} [dialectal] :: obsolete form of rups
russenpol {m} :: turf of rush
Russin {f} :: a female Russian
Russisch {adj} :: Russian, referring to Russia
Russisch {n} :: Russian, language of Russia
Russische Federatie {prop} {f} :: Russian Federation
rust {f} {m} :: rest, calm, peace
rust {f} {m} [sports] :: half-time
rusteloos {adj} :: restless
rusten {vi} :: to rest
rusten {vi} :: to lie, be supported (by something)
rusten {vt} [obsolete] :: to equip, to provide with what is needed
rustiek {adj} :: rustic
rustiek {adj} :: unrefined, uneducated, uncivilised
rustig {adj} :: calm, tranquil, quiet
rustig {adj} :: taking one's time, not hurried
rustoord {n} [Belgium] :: old people's home
rustoord {n} [Netherlands] :: retreat, place of rest
Ruth {prop} :: Ruth; the eighth book of the Bible
ruthenium {n} :: ruthenium
rutherfordium {n} :: rutherfordium
Rutte {prop} :: surname
Rutten {prop} :: surname
Ruud {prop} {m} :: given name
ruw {adj} :: rough, crude
ruwen {v} :: to roughen
ruwheid {f} :: roughness, crudity
ruwweg {adv} :: roughly
ruzie {f} :: quarrel
ruziën {v} :: to quarrel
Rwanda {prop} {n} :: Rwanda
ryden {v} :: obsolete spelling of rijden