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Z {letter}  :: The twenty-sixth and last letter of the Dutch alphabet
Z {abbr}  :: abbreviation of zuid; south
ZM {abbr}  :: Zijne Majesteit (His Majesty)
Zaan {prop} {c}  :: Zaan (river)
Zaltbommel {prop}  :: Zaltbommel (city)
Zaltbommel {prop}  :: Zaltbommel (municipality)
Zeeland {prop} {n}  :: Zeeland, a province of the Netherlands
Zeeuws {adj}  :: of or related to Zeeland
Zeeuws {prop} {n}  :: Zealandic or Zeelandic, language/dialect spoken in Zealand, a province in the Netherlands
Zeewolde {prop}  :: Zeewolde (village)
Zeewolde {prop}  :: Zeewolde (municipality)
Zeilen {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Vela
Zeist {prop} {n}  :: A town in the province of Utrecht
Zeloot {m} [historical, Judaism]  :: zealot (anti-Roman Jewish insurrectionist in first-century Palestine, especially Judaea)
Zemfira {prop} {f}  :: A transliteration of the Russian female given name Земфи́ра
Zestienhoven {prop} {n}  :: A polder in Rotterdam
Zestienhoven {prop} {n}  :: A neighbourhood in Rotterdam
Zestienhoven {prop} {n}  :: A nickname for Rotterdam Airport/Rotterdam The Hague Airport
Zeus {prop} [Greek god]  :: Zeus (Supreme ruler of all Greek gods, husband to Hera)
Zevenaar {prop}  :: Zevenaar (city)
Zevenaar {prop}  :: Zevenaar (municipality)
Zhuang {prop} {n}  :: Zhuang (language)
Zijne Majesteit {pron} [title]  :: His Majesty
Zimbabwe {prop} {n}  :: Zimbabwe
Zoeloe {adj}  :: Zulu (pertaining to the Zulu people, culture, or language)
Zoeloe {m}  :: Zulu, member of the Zulu people
Zoeloe {m} [pejorative]  :: primitive person, savage
Zoeloe {prop} {n}  :: Zulu language
Zon {prop} {f}  :: the Sun (closest star to the Earth)
Zr. {abbr}  :: abbreviation of zijner
Zr. Ms. {abbr}  :: alternative form of Zr.Ms.
Zr.Ms. {abbr} [nautical, military]  :: Zijner Majesteits - literally "His Majesty's" - HNLMS
Zuid-Afrika {prop} {n}  :: South Africa
Zuid-Afrikaans {adj}  :: South African (pertaining to South Africa or South African people)
Zuid-Afrikaans {prop} {n} [colloquial]  :: The Afrikaans language
Zuid-Amerika {prop} {n}  :: South America
Zuid-Australië {prop} {n}  :: Southern Australia
Zuid-Australië {prop} {n}  :: Relatively rare purism for the Australian federal state South Australia
Zuid-Holland {prop} {n}  :: South Holland, a province of the Netherlands
Zuid-Korea {prop} {n}  :: South Korea
Zuid-Slavisch {adj}  :: South Slavic
Zuid-Soedan {prop} {n}  :: South Sudan
Zuid-Soedanees {m}  :: a South Sudanese person, an inhabitant of South Sudan
Zuid-Soedanees {adj}  :: South Sudanese
Zuidelijke IJszee {prop} {f}  :: The Southern Ocean
Zuiderdriehoek {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Triangulum Australe
Zuiderkroon {prop} {f} [constellation]  :: Corona Australis
Zuiderkruis {prop} {n} [constellation]  :: Crux
Zuidervis {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Piscis Austrinus
Zuiderzee {prop}  :: former shallow bay of the North Sea in the northwest of the Netherlands, nowadays closed off by the Afsluitdijk and partially reclaimed as polders
Zuidpool {prop} {m}  :: South Pole
Zuidwest-Afrika {prop} {n} [historical]  :: South West Africa (the colonial name of the area which is now Namibia)
Zuidwest-Friesland {prop}  :: Zuidwest-Friesland (municipality)
Zulu {}  :: [police, slang] police helicopter
Zurich {prop}  :: Zurich (the city)
Zutphen {prop}  :: Zutphen (city)
Zutphen {prop}  :: Zutphen (municipality)
Zwaan {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Cygnus
Zwaardvis {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Dorado
Zwart Pietje {noun}  :: Alternative diminutive of Zwarte Piet, with no plural possible. See Zwarte Pietjes for the diminutive plural of Zwarte Piet
Zwarte Piet {prop} {m}  :: Black Peter, the companion of Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas)
Zwarte Piet {mf}  :: Any person dressed up like the companion of Sinterklaas
Zwarte Woud {prop} {n}  :: The Black Forest, a major woodland in southwestern Germany
Zwarte Zee {prop} {f}  :: The Black Sea, an inland sea between southeastern Europe, the Caucasus and Asia Minor
Zweden {prop} {n}  :: Sweden
Zweeds {adj}  :: Swedish
Zweeds {prop} {n}  :: Swedish (language)
Zweeds raadsel {n}  :: arrowword (puzzle)
Zweedse {f}  :: Swedish female
Zweedse puzzel {f}  :: arroword [though without picture hints and virtually never themed]
Zwitser {m}  :: a Swiss, a person from Switzerland
Zwitserduits {prop} {n}  :: Swiss German
Zwitserland {prop} {n}  :: Switzerland
Zwitsers {adj}  :: Swiss
Zwolle {prop}  :: Zwolle (city/and/capital)
Zwolle {prop}  :: Zwolle (municipality)
Zyne Majesteit {pron}  :: obsolete spelling of Zijne Majesteit
z {letter}  :: letter
zaad {n}  :: seed
zaad {n}  :: sperm
zaadhuid {f} {m}  :: tegument, seed coat (that which surrounds the endosperm)
zaadleider {m}  :: vas deferens
zaadlob {f} {m} [plant]  :: a cotyledon
zaadlozing {f}  :: ejaculation
zaadmantel {m}  :: aril
zaadplant {c} [plant]  :: spermatophyte
zaag {f}  :: saw
zaag {f}  :: nagger
zaagbok {m}  :: sawbuck, sawhorse, buck
zaagdak {n}  :: saw-tooth roof
zaagtanddak {n}  :: saw-tooth roof
zaagtandgolf {f} [engineering, musical instruments]  :: sawtooth wave
zaaien {vt}  :: to sow, plant seed
zaaien {vt} [figuratively]  :: to start, set in motion
zaaier {m}  :: sower
zaailing {m}  :: seedling
zaak {f}  :: shop, small store, business
zaak {f} [legal]  :: case, suit
zaak {f}  :: general term with which one indicates a thing or a concept that is not a person: thing
zaak {f}  :: matter
zaakwaarnemer {m}  :: trustee, fiduciary, agent
zaal {f}  :: room, hall
zaalhulp {m}  :: medical orderly, auxiliary nursing staff
-zaam {suffix}  :: Used to form adjectives/adverbs of base adjective's quality; compare English -some
zaan {adv} [dialectal]  :: soon
zaan {noun} [West Flanders]  :: cream
zabben {vi} [northern, eastern]  :: to suck
zabben {vi} [obsolete]  :: to French kiss
zacht {adj}  :: soft
zacht {adj}  :: gentle
zacht {adj} [weather]  :: mild
zacht teken {n}  :: soft sign (Ь/ь)
zachtaardig {adj}  :: gentle, good-natured
zachtaardig {adv}  :: gently
zachte g {f} [phonology]  :: The phoneme /ɣ/ pronounced with a more palatal articulation. This pronunciation is characteristic of the southern Dutch-speaking areas: Noord-Brabant, Limburg, and Belgium
zachte gee {f}  :: alternative spelling of zachte g
zachtjes {adv}  :: diminutive of zacht; softly, gently, quietly
zachtkens {adv}  :: alternative form of zachtjes
zachtmoedig {adj}  :: mild
zachtzinnig {adj}  :: gentle, softhearted
zadel {n} {m}  :: saddle (seat on a horse or a bicycle)
zadel {n} {m}  :: saddle (ridge between two hills)
zadeldak {n}  :: gable roof
zadelen {vt}  :: To (put a) saddle (on ...)
zadelkleed {n}  :: saddlecloth
zagen {v}  :: to saw
zagen {v} [Brabantian]  :: to nag, to speak in an annoying tone, to repeat oneself
zak {m}  :: a container made of textile, leather or paper such as bag, sack, sachet and pouch
zak {m}  :: a pocket
zak {m} [slang]  :: a scrotum
zak {m} [slang, offensive, vulgar]  :: A contraction of such insults for males as klootzak or rotzak, referring to the scrotum, roughly equivalent to "asshole"
zak {m} [slang, offensive, vulgar, obsolete]  :: whore, cunt
zak {m}  :: The action of descending; a descent
zak {m}  :: A physical depression; flattened area
zak {m}  :: A female gown, dress
zakdoek {m}  :: tissue, handkerchief
zakelijk {adj}  :: to the point, succinct
zakelijk {adj}  :: objective, impersonal
zakelijk {adj}  :: businesslike
zakenbank {f}  :: commercial investment bank
zakencijfer {n}  :: revenue, turnover
zakenman {m}  :: A businessman, a man in business, one involved in commercial enterprise
zakenpartner {m}  :: A business partner
zakenrelatie {f}  :: business relation
zakformaat {n} [chiefly singular]  :: pocket size, pocket edition [in particular of books]
zakgeld {n}  :: pocket money
zakkam {m}  :: pocket comb
zakken {vi}  :: to fall, to drop, to sink
zakken {vi}  :: to come down, to go down
zakken {vi}  :: to fail, to flunk
zakken {vt}  :: to calm down
zakkenrollen {v}  :: to pickpocket
zakkenroller {mf}  :: pickpocket
zakkenrollerij {f}  :: pickpocketing, the crime committed by a pickpocket
zakkenvuller {m} [by extension]  :: A profiteer, moneygrubber; someone who is enriched at the expense of others; corrupt person; parasite
zakkenwasser {m} [colloquial, pejorative, Netherlands]  :: fool, oaf, tool
zaklamp {f}  :: flashlight, torch (battery-powered hand-held lightsource)
zaklantaarn {f}  :: flashlight, torch
zakmes {n}  :: pocketknife
zakpijp {f} [historical]  :: bagpipes
zakpijp {f}  :: sea squirt, animal of the class Ascidiacea
zakrekenaar {m} [colloquial]  :: calculator
zalf {f}  :: salve
zalf {f}  :: cream
zalf {f}  :: ointment
zalig {adj}  :: glorious
zalig {adj}  :: blessed
zalig {adj}  :: saved
zalig {adj} [Roman Catholicism]  :: beatified
zaligen {v} [Christianity]  :: to save
zaling {f} [sailing]  :: crosstree, light timber to spread the shrouds of a sailing ship; also, a crossing set of those
zaling {f} [architecture]  :: roof gutter to drain water bumping up to an eminent object
zaling {f} [archaic]  :: seedling
zaling {f} [obsolete, botany]  :: hemp, notably a female plant producing seedlings
zalm {m}  :: salmon
zalmkleurig {adj}  :: salmon (colour)
zalmmoot {m}  :: a thick slice of salmon, a chunk of salmon
zalven {v}  :: to anoint
zamenkomst {f}  :: obsolete form of samenkomst
zamenstelling {f}  :: obsolete form of samenstelling
zamenzwering {f}  :: obsolete spelling of samenzwering
zand {n}  :: sand
zand erover {phrase}  :: let bygones be bygones
zandaal {m}  :: great sand eel, Hyperoplus lanceolatus [individual or species]
zandbak {m}  :: sandbox, sandpit
zandbank {m}  :: sandbank, shoal
zanderig {adj}  :: sandy
zandgeel {adj}  :: sandy, sand-colored
zandgrond {m}  :: sandy ground/soil
zandkasteel {n}  :: A sandcastle, a sculpture made of sand resembling a fortication
zandlaag {c}  :: sand layer, layer of sand
zandloper {m}  :: hourglass, egg timer
zandloper {m}  :: The beach bird Chadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus
zandloper {m}  :: A lark species
zandloper {m}  :: A beetle species
zandloper {m}  :: A protective ship part
zandsteen {m} [geology]  :: sandstone
zandstrand {n}  :: A sandy beach
zandvos {m}  :: Rüppell's fox, sand fox (Vulpes rueppellii)
zandwoestijn {f}  :: sand desert, sandy desert (desert (area) whose surface mostly consists of sand)
zandzak {m}  :: A sandbag
zang {m}  :: singing, song
zanger {m}  :: singer, songster
zangeres {f}  :: female singer; songstress, singeress
zappen {vi}  :: To zap, change TV channels repeatedly and/or by remote control
zat {adj}  :: sated, full, especially with alcoholic beverage, i.e. drunk
zat {adj}  :: having had enough, having had it up to here, fed up
zat {determiner} [colloquial]  :: plenty
zat {adv} [colloquial]  :: enough
zaterdag {m}  :: Saturday
zatte fles {f}  :: a female drunk
zavel {n} {m} [chiefly Southern Dutch]  :: sand
zavel {n} {m}  :: soil consisting mostly of sand with significant to high levels of clay
ze {pron}  :: Unstressed form of zij
ze {adv} [following an imperative]  :: break a leg, go get 'em, do well, good luck
ze niet alle vijf op een rijtje hebben {v}  :: have a screw loose (literally, not have all five in a row)
ze niet alle vijf op een rijtje hebben {v}  :: one brick short of a full load
ze zien vliegen {vi} [idiomatic]  :: to be delusional, to see things
zeboe {m}  :: zebu
zebra {m}  :: zebra
zebrahaai {m}  :: zebra shark
zebrapad {n}  :: zebra crossing, crosswalk (place where pedestrians can cross a street)
zede {f}  :: a norms or habit practiced by a certain people that is considered to be just and desirable by them
zede {f} [in the plural]  :: mores, especially sexual mores
zedelijk {adj}  :: moral
zedelijkheid {f}  :: morality, moral stature
zedelijkheidsapostel {m}  :: moral guardian, moral crusader
zedeloos {adj}  :: indecent, immoral [often with connotations of sexuality]
zedendelict {n}  :: a sex crime
zedendelinquent {m}  :: sex offender
zedenkunde {f}  :: ethics
zedenmeester {m} [derogatory]  :: moral guardian
zedig {adj}  :: chaste
zee {f}  :: sea
zeearend {m}  :: white-tailed eagle, sea eagle; the species or any bird of the species Haliaeetus albicilla
zeebaboe {f} [historical, Netherlands]  :: female babysitter of Indonesian descent on a ship
zeebedding {f}  :: seabed
zeebeving {f}  :: seaquake
zeebodem {m}  :: The bottom of the sea, seabed
zeedier {n}  :: A marine animal
zeeduivel {m}  :: anglerfish, Lophius piscatorius
zee-eend {f} {m}  :: scoter
zee-egel {m}  :: A sea urchin, any of many marine echinoderms of the class Echinoidea
zee-engel {m}  :: angel shark
zeef {f}  :: screen, sieve
zeegat {n}  :: sea channel, opening or accessway to sea
zeegedrocht {n}  :: sea monster
zeeëgel {m}  :: superseded spelling of zee-egel
zeegras {n}  :: seaweed
zeehaven {f}  :: seaport
zeeheld {m}  :: naval hero
zeehond {m}  :: A seal, a marine fish-eating mammal (pinniped)
zeeijs {n}  :: sea ice
zeekat {f}  :: A cuttlefish, a 10-armed predatory marine mollusc
zeekoe {f}  :: manatee
zeekoet {m}  :: common murre (Uria aalge)
zeekomkommer {f}  :: sea cucumber
zeekreeft {m}  :: maritime lobster (crustacean)
zeekust {c}  :: coast (shoreline)
zeeleeuw {m}  :: The sea lion, a seal species, member of the Otariidae family
zeelt {f} {m}  :: tench, Tinca tinca
zeem {m} [archaic, dialectal]  :: honey
zeemacht {f}  :: navy (sea force)
zeeman {m}  :: A seaman, sailor
zeemansgraf {n}  :: burial at sea
zeemeermin {f}  :: mermaid, mythological woman with a fish's tail
zeemeeuw {f}  :: seagull
zeemijl {m} [nautical]  :: nautical mile
zeemonster {n}  :: sea monster
zeemuis {f}  :: sea mouse, Aphrodita aculeata
zeemzoet {adj}  :: cloyingly sweet
zeemzoet {adj}  :: overly nice or friendly (seemingly insincere)
zeenegenoog {m}  :: sea lamprey
zeenimf {f}  :: sea nymph, e.g. a nereid or an Oceanid
zeeniveau {n}  :: mean sea level
zeeolifant {m}  :: elephant seal, member of the genus Mirounga
zeep {f}  :: soap
zeepaard {n}  :: seahorse (more often used in its diminutive form - zeepaardje)
zeepaard {n} [Greek mythology]  :: hippocamp
zeepachtig {adj}  :: soapy
zeepappel {m}  :: The fruit of a soapberry (Sapindus tree)
zeepbel {c}  :: soap bubble
zeepbes {mf}  :: The fruit of a soapberry (Sapindus tree)
zeepboom {m} [botany]  :: A soapberry tree, of genus Sapindus
zeepkist {c} [literally]  :: a soap box
zeepkist {c}  :: a soapbox car
zeepkistenrace {c}  :: soapbox car race
zeepnoot {mf}  :: The fruit of a soapberry (Sapindus tree)
zeeprik {f}  :: sea lamprey
zeepsteen {m}  :: saponite
zeer {adj}  :: sore, painful
zeer {adj}  :: painful, grieving
zeer {adj}  :: hurtful
zeer {adj}  :: affected by a painful skin syndrome
zeer {n}  :: A physical pain, ache, hurt
zeer {n}  :: grief, suffering
zeer {n} [archaic]  :: A sore spot; crust on a wound, boil etc
zeer {n} [archaic]  :: A cause of physical pain, notably disease; discomfort, uneasiness
zeer {n} [obsolete]  :: A flaw, fault, sin, defect
zeer {adv} [literally]  :: sorely, painfully, notably in zeer doen 'to hurt'
zeer {adv} [figuratively]  :: very, to a high degree or intensity
zeerover {m}  :: A pirate, who plunders at sea
zeerus {m}  :: sea rush, Juncus maritimus
zeerus {m} [rare, dialectal]  :: walrus
zeeschelp {f}  :: seashell
zeeschuim {n}  :: seafoam
zeeschuimer {m}  :: pirate
zeeslang {f}  :: sea snake
zeespiegel {m}  :: sea level
zeester {f}  :: starfish (various echinoderm species)
zeetong {f}  :: sole, a soughtafter maritime fish species, often shortened to tong
zeevaarder {m}  :: seafarer
zeevaartkundige schemering {f}  :: nautical twilight
zeevis {m}  :: marine fish (which lives at sea)
zeevogel {m} [zoology]  :: A seabird, marine species of birds
zeewaarts {adv}  :: seawards
zeewater {n}  :: seawater
zeewier {n} [botany]  :: seaweed, primitive marine plants and algae
zeewolf {m}  :: Atlantic wolffish', Anarhichas lupus
zeewolf {m}  :: wolffish, any member of the Anarhichadidae
zeeziek {adj}  :: seasick
zeezoogdier {n}  :: marine mammal
zeezout {n}  :: sea salt
zeg {interj}  :: Hey
zeg maar {interj}  :: an expression that indicates the speaker's hesitation (e.g. unable to find a precise word to describe an idea) or simply as an expletive between two phrases or ideas; roughly equivalent to the English phrases you know, like, let's say
zeg maar {interj}  :: in other words
zege {f}  :: victory
zegekar {c}  :: triumphal car
zegel {n} {m}  :: seal [object, design or pattern for solid imprinting]
zegel {n} {m}  :: stamp
zegelen {vt}  :: To affix a seal or stamp
zegelen {v}  :: Notably as proof that a sealing tax is paid
zegelen {vt}  :: To seal up, close, using (a) seal(s)
zegelen {vt} [obsolete]  :: To attach a (seal of approval or other) quality - or similar mark
zegelen {v}  :: hence: To approve, corroborate, vouch for
zegelen {vt} [dated]  :: To (im)print a mark(ing), text etc
zegelring {m}  :: A seal ring, signet ring fit for sealing documents
zegelwas {m} {n}  :: The substance sealing wax
zegen {m}  :: A blessing, benediction
zegen {m} [figuratively]  :: A boon, anything beneficial
zegen {f}  :: A wide dragnet, used for :
zegen {f}  :: fishing and catching crustaceans
zegen {f}  :: hunting fowl, notably partidges
zegenen {v}  :: to bless
zegening {f}  :: blessing, benediction
zegereeks {f}  :: winning streak
zegerijk {adj}  :: victorious, triumphant
zegevieren {v}  :: to triumph
zegevreugde {f}  :: the pleasure of winning, gloating
zegezeker {adj}  :: being certain of victory
zegge {c}  :: sedge
zeggen {vt}  :: to say, tell
zeggen van {v}  :: To be like, to say
zeggingskracht {f}  :: expressiveness
zeggingskrachtig {adj}  :: expressive
zegsman {m}  :: spokesman
zegsvrouw {f}  :: spokeswoman
zegswijze {f} {m}  :: saying, expression
zegt u mij na alstublieft {phrase}  :: please repeat after me
zeiken {v} [vulgar]  :: to piss
zeiken {v} [colloquial]  :: to rain
zeiken {v} [colloquial]  :: to whine, to nag, to complain
zeiknat {adj} [colloquial]  :: soaked, wet
zeiksnor {f}  :: A droopy moustache that somewhat exceeds the width of the lips
zeiksnor {f}  :: Someone who moans, a whinger
zeil {n}  :: sail
zeilboot {m}  :: sailboat
zeildoek {n}  :: sail, canvas, rag
zeildoeken {adj}  :: sail, canvas, rag
zeildoeks {adj}  :: canvas
zeilen {v}  :: to sail (to ride in a sailboat)
zeiler {m}  :: yachtsman
zeilschip {n}  :: A sailer, ship powered by wind blowing in its sail(s)
zeilsteen {m}  :: magnetite, lodestone
zeilsteen {m}  :: lodestone, natural or magnet
zeilsteen {m} [metonymy, obsolete]  :: compass
zeilster {f}  :: yachtswoman
zeis {f}  :: scythe
zeker {adj}  :: certain, sure
zeker {adj}  :: confident, secure
zeker {adj}  :: confirmed
zeker {adv}  :: certainly, surely
zeker {adv}  :: particularly, even more unambiguously
zeker stellen {v}  :: secure
zeker weten {adv} [colloquial]  :: surely, definitely
zekerheid {f}  :: certainty
zekerheid {f}  :: collateral
zekering {f}  :: fuse (device preventing overloading of a circuit)
zekerstellen {v}  :: verify
zelden {adv}  :: rarely, seldom
zeldzaam {adj}  :: scarce, rare
zeldzaam {adv}  :: rarely, seldom
zeldzaamheid {f}  :: scarcity
zelf {adv} [intensifier]  :: oneself, referring to the subject of a sentence: myself, yourself, itself, ourselves, themselves etc
zelf {adv}  :: oneself, by oneself, alone
zelf {n}  :: self
-zelf {suffix}  :: Forms reflexive object forms of the personal pronouns
-zelf {suffix}  :: Forms intensive subject forms of the personal pronouns
zelf- {prefix}  :: self-
zelfbeheersing {f}  :: self-control, restraint, composure
zelfbeklag {n}  :: self-pity
zelfbeschikking {f}  :: self-determination
zelfbeschikkingsrecht {n}  :: right to self-determination
zelfbewust {adj}  :: self-conscious
zelfcensuur {f}  :: self-censorship
zelfde {determiner}  :: same
zelfde {determiner}  :: like, alike
zelfgemaakt {adj}  :: self-made
zelfgenoegzaam {adj}  :: self-satisfied, smug, complacent (quality of being overly pleased with oneself and one's actions)
zelfgenoegzaamheid {f}  :: self-satisfaction, smugness, complacency (quality of being overly pleased with oneself and one's actions)
zelfingenomen {adj}  :: self-absorbed
zelfje {n}  :: diminutive of zelf
zelfje {n}  :: selfie
zelfkennis {f}  :: self-knowledge
zelfkritiek {f}  :: self-criticism
zelfmoord {f} {m}  :: suicide
zelfmoordaanslag {m}  :: suicide attack
zelfmoordbrief {m}  :: suicide note
zelfmoordpoging {f}  :: attempted suicide
zelfportret {n}  :: self-portrait, portrait of the artist who made it
zelfredzaam {adj}  :: self-reliant
zelfredzaamheid {f}  :: self-reliance
zelfrijdend {adj}  :: self-driving
zelfrijzend {adj}  :: self-raising (flour for example)
zelfs {adv}  :: even
zelfselectie {f} [statistics]  :: self-selection
zelfstandig {adj}  :: independent, autonomous, sovereign
zelfstandig {adj}  :: self-employed
zelfstandig {adj}  :: self-reliant, self-supporting
zelfstandig naamwoord {n}  :: noun
zelfstandigheid {f}  :: independence
zelfverdediging {f}  :: self-defense (US), self-defence (Commonwealth)
zelfverzekerd {adj}  :: self-confident
zelfverzekerdheid {f}  :: self-confidence, self-belief
zelfzeker {adj}  :: confident
zeloot {m}  :: zealot, fanatic
zelve {pron} [intensifier]  :: herself, itself... etc. normally used in terms that describe a model
zemelaar {m}  :: curmudgeon, whiner
zendamateur {m}  :: amateur radio operator, a ham
zendeling {m}  :: (Protestant) missionary
zenden {vt}  :: to send
zenden {vi} [communications]  :: to transmit
zender {m}  :: sender, a person who sends
zender {m}  :: transmitter
zender {m}  :: a television or radio channel
zending {f}  :: round, batch (collection of thing arriving together)
zending {f} [Protestantism]  :: mission (proselytisation)
zending {f}  :: the act of sending
zendmast {c}  :: transmitter tower, radio mast
zendtijd {m}  :: airtime
zeng {m}  :: gust, windflaw
zengen {v}  :: to singe, to sear
zenit {n}  :: zenith
zenne {adv} [Belgium]  :: modal particle indicating reassurance or confidence from the speaker: certainly, surely, at all, but often weak and untranslatable
zenne {adv} [Belgium]  :: modal particle indicating disagreement or a certain nuance with an earlier statement: regardless, despite that, anyway, you know
zenuw {f}  :: nerve
zenuwachtig {adj}  :: nervous
zenuwachtigheid {f}  :: nervousness
zenuwarts {m}  :: neurologist
zenuwgestel {n}  :: nervous system
zenuwgestel {n}  :: mental or psychological condition (as opposed to gestel)
zenuwinstorting {f}  :: A nervous breakdown, mental collapse
zenuwlijder {m}  :: neuropath
zenuwlijder {m}  :: neurasthenic
zenuwlijder {m}  :: psychoneurotic
zenuwpees {m}  :: habitually nervous, fidgety person; neurotic
zenuwslopend {adj}  :: nerve-racking
zenuwstelsel {n}  :: nervous system
zenuwziekte {f}  :: neurosis
zenuwziekte {f}  :: neuropathy
zeperd {m} [colloquial]  :: let-down, disappointment
zepig {adj}  :: soapy
zeppelin {m}  :: zeppelin
zepto- {prefix}  :: zepto-
zeptoampère {m}  :: zepto-ampere: 10-21 of an ampere
zepto-ohm {m} {n}  :: zeptoohm: 10-21 ohm
zeptoseconde {f}  :: zeptosecond: 10-21 of a second
zeptosteradiaal {m}  :: zeptosteradian: 10-21 of a steradian
zerk {m}  :: gravestone, headstone
zerp {adj}  :: tangily sour
zerpte {f}  :: unpleasant sourness
zerpte {f}  :: coarse-grainedness
zes {num} [cardinal]  :: six
zesde {adj}  :: sixth
zesde naamval {m} [grammar]  :: ablative case
zesduizend {num}  :: six thousand
zesendertig {num}  :: thirty-six
zesennegentig {num}  :: ninety-six
zesentachtig {num}  :: eighty-six
zesentwintig {num}  :: twenty-six
zesenveertig {num}  :: forty-six
zesenvijftig {num}  :: fifty-six
zesenzestig {num}  :: sixty-six
zesenzeventig {num}  :: seventy-six
zeshoek {m}  :: A hexagon, polygon with six sides and six angles
zeshonderd {num}  :: six hundred
zesjescultuur {f} [often derogatory, Netherlands]  :: Literally culture of sixes, a term used to refer to a tendency to be satisfied with mediocre results, 'sixes' referring to grades that are only barely high enough to pass a test
zesthalf {num} [obsolete]  :: five and a half
zesthalf {m} [archaic, historical]  :: A coin equivalent to five and a half stiver (27½ cent)
zesthalf {m} [dated, historical]  :: Nickname for kwartje, equivalent to five stivers (25 cents)
zestien {num}  :: sixteen
zestiende {adj}  :: sixteenth
zestig {num}  :: sixty
zestigste {adj}  :: sixtieth
zet {c}  :: shove, push
zet {c}  :: move (e.g. in a game)
zetel {m} [formal]  :: chair, seat, especially as in parliament
zetelen {v}  :: to settle, reside, sit (especially as in parliament)
zetelen {v}  :: to be established
zetfout {f}  :: typo, typing error
zetmeel {n}  :: starch (carbohydrate)
zetpil {f}  :: suppository
zetta- {prefix}  :: zetta-
zetta-ampère {m}  :: zetta-ampere: 1021 amperes
zettaseconde {f}  :: zettasecond: 1021 seconds
zettasteradiaal {m}  :: zettasteradian: 1021 steradians
zetten {vt}  :: to set, to put
zetten {vt} [printing]  :: to typeset
zetten {vt}  :: to make ready, prepare
zeug {f}  :: sow (female pig)
zeug {f} [figuratively, derogatory]  :: bitch, cow, blatant term of abuse for a 'beastly' human female
zeugma {n}  :: zeugma
zeur {mf}  :: a sour or whiny person
zeuren {v}  :: to whine, to complain in an unpleasant manner
zeuren {v} [pain]  :: to persist
zeuro {c} [politics]  :: a (putative) common currency for southern Europe
zeven {num} [cardinal]  :: seven
zeven {v}  :: to sift, sieve, strain
zevende {adj}  :: seventh
zevende naamval {m} [grammar]  :: locative case
zevenduizend {num}  :: seven thousand
zevenendertig {num}  :: thirty-seven
zevenennegentig {num}  :: ninety-seven
zevenentachtig {num}  :: eighty-seven
zevenentwintig {num}  :: twenty-seven
zevenenveertig {num}  :: forty-seven
zevenenvijftig {num}  :: fifty-seven
zevenenzestig {num}  :: sixty-seven
zevenenzeventig {num}  :: seventy-seven
zevenhonderd {num}  :: seven hundred
zevenslaper {m}  :: fat dormouse, Glis glis
zevenstaart {m}  :: A multiple rod, which has seven hurting tails
zeventien {num}  :: seventeen
zeventiende {adj}  :: seventeenth
zeventig {num}  :: seventy
zever {m} [Belgium]  :: saliva
zever {m}  :: hogwash, tosh
zeveraar {m}  :: someone who lies, nags or gives unwanted or unreliable comments
zeveren {v}  :: to drool
zeveren {v}  :: to talk through one's hat or in a boring way
zeveren {v}  :: to drizzle
zg. {abbr}  :: zogenaamd
z.g. {abbr}  :: zogenaamd
z.g.a.n. {abbr}  :: zo goed als nieuw
zgn. {abbr}  :: zogenaamd
zich {pron}  :: himself, herself, itself, oneself, themselves; (polite form) yourself, yourselves
zich {pron}  :: expresses an unintended result with many otherwise non-reflexive, even ergative verbs
zich geraakt voelen {v}  :: (figuratively) to be hurt (e.g. by a comment)
zichel {f}  :: sickle
zicht {n}  :: sight, view, vision
zicht {f}  :: sickle; a short scythe
zichtbaar {adj}  :: visible
zichtbaarheid {f}  :: visibility
zichte {f}  :: a short, light scythe
zichtrekening {f}  :: A checking account, current account
zichzelf {pron}  :: oneself; himself/herself/themselves
zichzelf {pron}  :: yourself (in combination with the polite pronoun u.)
zieden {vi}  :: to boil
zieden {vt}  :: to boil
zieden {vt} [chemistry]  :: to prepare by boiling
zieden {vi}  :: to seethe, to be in a violent or mentally agitated state
zieder {m}  :: refiner who manipulates resources by boiling
ziederij {f}  :: refinery that operates by boiling its resources
ziek {adj}  :: sick, ill
ziek {adj} [slang]  :: excellent
ziek {adv} [slang]  :: very
ziekbed {n}  :: sickbed
ziekbed {n} [figuratively]  :: a spell of sickness
zieke {mf}  :: patient, sick person
ziekelijk {adj}  :: morbid, pathological
ziekenauto {m}  :: ambulance
ziekenboeg {m}  :: sick bay
ziekenhuis {n}  :: A hospital, medical care facility
ziekenhuis {n}  :: (by extension) An infirmary
ziekenhuisbed {n}  :: hospital bed
ziekenhuisopname {f} {m}  :: admission to a hospital
ziekenwagen {m}  :: ambulance
ziekte {f}  :: sickness
ziekte van Alzheimer {f} [diseases]  :: Alzheimer's disease
ziektekostenverzekering {f}  :: health insurance
ziekteverwensing {f}  :: Any imprecation or curse invoking disease
ziel {f}  :: soul
zielengeleider {m}  :: psychopomp
zielenknijper {m} [colloquial, humorous]  :: shrink, head-shrinker
zielenrust {c}  :: peace of mind
zielig {adj}  :: sad, pitiful
zielig {adj}  :: pathetic
zielkunde {f}  :: psychology
zielsblij {adj}  :: deeply happy, deeply joyous
zielskunde {f}  :: alternative form of zielkunde
zielsveel {adv}  :: intensely, devotedly, with all one's soul
zien {vt}  :: to see
zienderogen {adv} [literal]  :: visibly fast
zienderogen {adv} [figurative]  :: very fast, tremendously fast
ziener {m}  :: prophet, seer
zieneres {f}  :: female prophet
ziens {noun}  :: only used in tot ziens
zier {f} {m}  :: a tiny amount
ziften {v} [Brabantian]  :: to sift
zigeuner {m} [sometimes, offensive]  :: Gypsy, member of the Roma
zigeuner {m} [sometimes, offensive]  :: gypsy, person who leads a nomadic life
zigeunerfamilie {f}  :: gypsy family
ziggoerat {}  :: ziggurat
zij {pron}  :: Third person singular feminine pronoun; she
zij {pron}  :: Third person plural pronoun; they
zij {f}  :: side (the side of one's body); flank
zij {f}  :: silk
zij aan zij {adv}  :: side by side
zij is bewusteloos {phrase}  :: she's unconscious
zijarm {m}  :: tributary, (river) branch
zijarm {m} [botany, architecture]  :: any other branch or, for certain churches, arm; anything that branches off
zijband {c}  :: sideband
zijde {f}  :: side, face (of an object)
zijde {f}  :: silk
zijde {contraction} [Brabantian]  :: contraction of zijt gij
zijdelings {adv}  :: sideways
zijdelings {adv}  :: indirectly
zijdelings {adj}  :: sideways, collateral
zijdelings {adj}  :: indirect
zijden {adj}  :: Made of silk, silken
zijden {adj}  :: Like silk, silky
zijderoute {m} [history]  :: Silk Road
zijdevlinder {m}  :: butterfly that produces silk, Bombyx mori
zijdevlinderrups {m}  :: silkworm (caterpillar)
zijgen {vi}  :: to slump, to fall down, to drop
zijgen {vt}  :: to filter
zijkant {m}  :: side
zijlie {pron} [Brabantian]  :: they
zijlui {pron}  :: Third-person plural personal pronoun (subjective); they
zijn {vi}  :: To be, to exist
zijn {vt} [copular]  :: Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it
zijn {vt} [auxiliary]  :: Used to form the perfect tense of the active voice of some verbs, together with a past participle.Note: The perfect tense of most other verbs is formed using hebben
zijn {vt} [auxiliary]  :: Used to form the perfect tense of the passive voice, together with a past participle.Note: The imperfect tense passive is formed using worden
zijn {vt} [auxiliary]  :: Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses, together with aan het
zijn {vi}  :: To go, to go on a trip and return
zijn {vi} [impersonal]  :: Used to indicate weather, temperature or some other general condition
zijn {vt} [copular, mathematics]  :: to be, to equal, to total, to amount to; used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same
zijn {determiner}  :: Third-person singular, masculine and neuter possessive pronoun: his, its
zijn hart op zijn tong dragen {phrase}  :: to be open-hearted, honest, ingenuous
zijn licht opsteken {phrase}  :: inform oneself
zijnen {pron} [personal plural of zijn]  :: his
zijner {pron} [dated]  :: his
zijrivier {f}  :: tributary (river which joins another, larger river)
zijspan {m} {n} [motorcycling]  :: sidecar
zijtak {m}  :: a branch originating from a larger part of a tree
zijtak {m}  :: an offshoot of a river
zijtak {m} [figurative]  :: ramification, offshoot, spur (something that derives from another)
zijwaarts {adv}  :: sideways
zijzelf {pron}  :: herself
zijzelf {pron}  :: themselves
ziljoen {m} [colloquial]  :: zillion (unspecified extremely large number)
zilt {adj}  :: salty (containing a significant amount of salt)
zilver {n} [chemistry]  :: silver
zilver {n} [heraldry]  :: argent
zilveren {adj}  :: silvern, silver; made of silver
zilverkleur {f}  :: silver (color/colour)
zilverkleurig {adj}  :: silver -, silvery (having the color of/ any colour like silver)
zilvermeeuw {f}  :: European herring gull
zilversmid {m}  :: silversmith
zilvervos {m}  :: silver fox
zilverwerk {n}  :: silver (items made of silver or other white metal)
zin {m} [grammar]  :: sentence
zin {m}  :: desire, appetite; intention
zin {m}  :: meaning, significance
zin {m}  :: point, sense
zin hebben {v}  :: to have a fancy for
zin hebben {v}  :: to feel like (doing something)
zin hebben {v}  :: to feel like eating
zin van het leven {m} [religion, philosophy]  :: meaning of life
zindelijk {adj}  :: clean, tidy
zindelijk {adj}  :: housebroken
zindelijkheid {f}  :: cleanliness, tidiness
zindelijkheid {f}  :: housebrokenness
zinderen {vi}  :: to sizzle
zingen {v}  :: to sing
zingeving {f} [sociology]  :: search for or construal of meaning
zink {n}  :: zinc
zinken {vi}  :: to sink
zinken {adj}  :: made of zinc
zinkgat {n} [obsolete]  :: entrance for loading a cannon
zinkgat {n} [obsolete]  :: vertical shaft in a sewage system
zinkgat {n}  :: sinkhole
zinloos {adj}  :: pointless, senseless
zinloos geweld {n}  :: senseless violence; acts of violence committed for a trivial reason
zinnebeeld {n}  :: symbol, sign
zinnebeeld {n}  :: allegory
zinnelijk {adj}  :: sensual
zinnelijkheid {f}  :: sensuality
zinneloos {adj}  :: insane, mad, senseless
zinnen {vi}  :: to contemplate, to plot
zinnen {vt}  :: to satisfy, to please
zinnenprikkelend {adj}  :: titillating
zinnenprikkelend {adj}  :: erotic, erotically stimulating
zinnespel {n} [drama]  :: allegorical drama (genre)
zinnespel {n} [drama]  :: allegorical play, morality play (theatre play)
-zinnig {suffix}  :: endowed with the quality of the stem (used to form adjectives)
zinnig {adj} [originally]  :: rational, reasonable; intelligent, smart
zinnig {adj}  :: sensible, making sense
zinnig {adj}  :: purposeful, useful
zinnig {adj} [archaic]  :: sensorial, sensitive
zinnig {adj} [obsolete]  :: clean, neat, hygienic
zinnig {adj} [obsolete]  :: gentle, meek, tame; charming
zinnigen {vt}  :: To calm down (someone), make see reason
zinnigen {vi}  :: To calm down, see reason
zinnigen {vt}  :: (used impersonally, third person singular only: Het zinnigt ...) To please, be to someone's liking
zinnigheid {f}  :: the quality of being sensible, sensibleness; something that possesses this quality
zinnigheid {f} [colloquial]  :: lust, desire
zinsbouw {m} [grammar]  :: sentence structure
zinsdeel {n} [grammar]  :: phrase
zinsleer {f} [linguistics]  :: syntax
zinspreuk {f}  :: motto
zintuig {n}  :: sense organ
zinvol {adj}  :: meaningful
zinvol {adj}  :: making sense
zionisme {n}  :: Zionism
zirkonen {adj}  :: zircon (made of zircons)
zirkonium {n}  :: zirconium
zirkoon {n}  :: zircon
zirkoon {n}  :: zirconium
zit {m}  :: the act of sitting
zit {m} [Belgium]  :: (by extension) an exam term at university or hogeschool
zit {m}  :: seat
zit {m}  :: (by extension) a seat in a legislative or regulatory group (e.g., in a parliament or a board)
zitbeen {n}  :: ischium
zitgrasmaaier {m}  :: a riding lawnmower
zitmeubel {n}  :: piece of furniture used for sitting; seat
zitpenning {f}  :: a fee paid to sit on a board or committee; an attendance fee
zitten {vi}  :: to sit
zitten {vi}  :: to be, to be placed or located
zitten {v} [auxiliary, with te]  :: Forms a continuous aspect. Although it carries an implication of sitting, this is vague and is not strictly required or emphasized
zittend {adj}  :: seated, sitting
zittend {adj}  :: incumbent
zitting {f}  :: meeting, session
zitting {f}  :: seat (of a chair)
zitvlak {n} [euphemism]  :: butt, seat, posterior (part of the torso and legs on which one sits)
zitvlak {n} [by extension, clothes]  :: posterior of a pair of trousers, the part covering the butt
zitvlak {n}  :: seating surface [of a piece of furniture]
zitvlees {n} [idiom]  :: patience, dedication
zitvlees {n} [neologism]  :: flesh on one's buttocks
z'n {determiner} [possessive]  :: Contracted form of zijn
znw. {abbr}  :: zelfstandig naamwoord
zo {adv}  :: so, thus, like that/this
zo {adv}  :: so, that, to such an extent
zo {adv} [zo ... als]  :: as .. as
zo {adv}  :: soon, right away
zo {conj} [formal]  :: if
zo arm als Job {adj}  :: (as) poor as Job, destitute
zo goed als nieuw {adj}  :: as good as new
zo klaar als een klontje {adj}  :: crystal clear, obvious, easily intelligible
zo niet {conj}  :: if not
zoals {conj}  :: like, such as
zoals {conj}  :: as, just like, just as, the way that
zoals de waard is, vertrouwt hij zijn gasten {proverb}  :: an unreliable, dishonest person tends to distrust other people
zoals gewoonlijk {adv}  :: as usual
zoals het klokje thuis tikt, tikt het nergens {proverb}  :: there's no place like home
zodanig {adv}  :: in such a way; so
zodanig {determiner} [often with the indefinite article]  :: such
zodat {conj}  :: such that, thereby
zode {m}  :: turf
zoden aan de dijk zetten {proverb}  :: [literally: To add turf to the dike] To make an important contribution
zodiak {m}  :: zodiac
zodiakaal {adj}  :: zodiacal
zodiakaallicht {n}  :: zodiacal light
zodoende {adv}  :: in so doing, thereby
zodra {conj}  :: as soon as
zoeaaf {m}  :: Zouave
zoeaaf {m}  :: papal zouave, a foreign fighter for the Papal States
zoeaaf {m}  :: Zouave, regular member of a light infantry regiment, typically of the French Army
zoek {adj}  :: lost, missing, gone
zoekbalk {m}  :: search bar
zoeken {vi}  :: to search [+ naar (object) = for]
zoeken {vt}  :: to look for, to seek
zoeker {m}  :: searcher, seeker
zoeklicht {n}  :: searchlight
zoekmachine {f}  :: search engine (application that searches for, and retrieves, data based on some criteria)
zoekmachineoptimalisatie {f} [internet]  :: search engine optimization, SEO
zoekmotor {m}  :: search engine
zoekrobot {m}  :: search engine
zoektocht {f}  :: search, quest
zoekvak {n}  :: search box, search field
zoemen {v}  :: to buzz
zoemer {m}  :: buzzer
zoemsteen {m} [rock]  :: humming stone
zoemsteen {m} [musical instrument]  :: stone bullroarer
zoen {m}  :: kiss
zoen {m} [archaic]  :: reconciliation, saught (act of reconciling or state of being reconciled)
zoen {m} [archaic, chiefly religion]  :: atonement (act of atoning)
zoenen {v}  :: to kiss
zoenverdrag {n} [historical]  :: treaty of reconciliation
zoet {adj}  :: sweet
zoet {n}  :: sweets
zoet {n} [figuratively]  :: good things in life
zoet {n}  :: an endearment similar to English sweetie or sweetheart
zoet {n} [dated]  :: soot
zoete aardappel {m}  :: sweet potato (plant, vegetable)
zoete broodjes bakken {v} [idiom]  :: to grovel, to fawn, especially after having said something bold or controversial before; to attempt to reingratiate
zoeten {v}  :: to sweeten
zoethout {n}  :: liquorice: the plant (root) liquorice is made of
zoetstof {f}  :: sweetener
zoetwatervis {m}  :: A fish species with a non-saline ('fresh water') biotope
zoetzuur {adj}  :: sweet-and-sour
zo-even {adv}  :: just, just now, a moment ago
zog {n}  :: a mother's milk
zog {n}  :: suction, wake
zogeheten {adj}  :: so-called
zogen {v}  :: to breastfeed, suckle
zogenaamd {adj}  :: so-called
zogenoemd {adj}  :: so-called
zoiets {pron}  :: something like that, such a thing
zoiets {pron} [with a partitive adjective]  :: such a ... thing
zoiets {pron}  :: something like that, something similar, the like
zojuist {adv}  :: just now, just a moment ago
zolang {adv}  :: as long as, so long as
zolder {m}  :: attic (space, often unfinished and with sloped walls, directly below the roof)
zoldering {f}  :: ceiling, dropped ceiling
zoldering {f}  :: the floorboard that separates the attic from the rest of the building
zolderkamer {f}  :: attic room
zolen {v}  :: to sole, to put a sole on (a shoe or boot)
zoölogie {f} [biology]  :: zoology
zoölogie {f} [colloquial]  :: zoo; especially the old one in Antwerp
zoöloog {m}  :: A zoologist, biologist specialised in the animal kingdom
zomaar {adv}  :: for no reason, out of the blue
zomen {v}  :: to hem
zomer {m}  :: summer
zomeravond {m}  :: summer evening
zomeren {v} [of weather]  :: to be or become summery
zomers {adj}  :: summery
zomers {adj} [meteorology, officially]  :: 25 °C or more
zomerzonnewende {c}  :: summer solstice
zomp {m}  :: swamp
zon {f}  :: sun
zo'n {determiner}  :: such a
zo'n {determiner}  :: such a, what a
zo'n {determiner}  :: about
zona {} [medicine]  :: shingles
zondaar {m}  :: sinner
zondag {m}  :: Sunday
zondags {adj}  :: relating to Sunday
zondags {adj}  :: appropriate for Sunday, proper
zondagskind {n}  :: Sunday child
zonde {f}  :: sin (offence against moral and/or divine law)
zonde {f} [religion, chiefly Christianity]  :: sin; sinfulness (state of alienation from God or any other deity caused by such offences)
zonde {f}  :: shame; pity; waste (something regrettable for other than moral reasons)
zondebok {mf}  :: scapegoat
zonder {prep}  :: without
zonder aanzien des persoons {prep} [idiom]  :: indiscriminately, without discrimination
zonder twijfel {adv}  :: undoubtedly, surely, definitely
zonderen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to separate, to set apart
zonderling {adj}  :: eccentric, strange, weird
zonderling {m}  :: a weirdo (especially when it comes to taste for clothing) Hij is een zonderling hij houdt van die vreemd kleren.
zonderling {m}  :: Hij is een zonderling , hij houdt van die homo kleren
zonderling {m}  :: o kleren
zondig {adj}  :: sinful
zondvloed {f}  :: Deluge
zondvloed {f}  :: deluge, great flood
zondvloed {f} [figurative]  :: spill or abundance of water
zone {f}  :: zone
zonecht {adj} [uncommon]  :: not liable to changing colour under the influence of sunlight; sunproof
zonet {adv}  :: just now, just a moment ago
zoniet {adv} [proscribed]  :: or else, otherwise
zonlicht {n}  :: Sunlight
zonnebaden {v}  :: to sunbathe
zonnebank {f} {m}  :: sunbed (with UV lamps)
zonnebloem {mf}  :: sunflower
zonnebloem {mf}  :: 50 guilder banknote
zonnebloemolie {f}  :: sunflower oil
zonnebloempit {f}  :: sunflower seed
zonnebril {m}  :: A pair of sunglasses
zonnecel {f}  :: solar cell (semiconductor device)
zonnedag {m} [astronomy]  :: solar day
zonnedak {n}  :: skylight
zonne-energie {f}  :: solar energy
zonnemassa {f} {m} [astronomy, unit]  :: solar mass
zonnen {v}  :: to sunbathe
zonneregen {m}  :: a sun shower
zonneregen {m} [poetic]  :: sunshine, a shower of sunrays
zonnescherm {n}  :: awning
zonneschijn {m}  :: sunshine
zonnestelsel {n} [astronomy]  :: solar system
zonnestelsel {n} [astronomy]  :: star system or planetary system
zonnestudio {m}  :: solarium (establishment with sunbeds)
zonnetempel {m}  :: sun temple
zonnevlek {f}  :: sunspot
zonnewende {f}  :: solstice
zonnewijzer {m}  :: sundial
zonnewind {m}  :: solar wind
zonnig {adj} [weather]  :: sunny
zonnig {adj}  :: merry, cheerful
zonovergoten {adj}  :: very sunny, sun-drenched
zonsmassa {f}  :: alternative form of zonnemassa
zonsondergang {m}  :: sunset
zonsopgang {m}  :: sunrise
zonsopkomst {f}  :: sunrise
zonsverduistering {f} [astronomy]  :: solar eclipse
zonwering {f}  :: one of any number of constructions designed to keep out sunlight
zoo {m}  :: zoo
zoo {adv}  :: archaic spelling of zo
zooals {conj}  :: obsolete spelling of zoals
zoof {m} [Bargoens, archaic]  :: guilder
zoogdier {n}  :: mammal, including monotremes
zoogdier {n} [archaic, in older classifications]  :: viviparous mammal
zooi {f}  :: mess, chaos
zooi {f} [colloquial]  :: things, a huge quantity of stuff
zooi {f} [archaic]  :: something boiled
zool {f} {m}  :: sole
zoolganger {m}  :: plantigrade, an animal that walks using the entire sole of the foot
zoom {m}  :: edge, border
zoom {m}  :: border of a cloth that is turned around and stitched
zoomen {v}  :: to zoom
zoon {m}  :: son
zoonlief {m}  :: A parent's beloved son; sonnyboy
zoonlief {m} [pejorative]  :: A spoiled and/or mischievous son, knave
zoor {adj}  :: dry and coarse
zorg {f}  :: care
zorg {f}  :: concern, worry
zorgboerderij {f}  :: care farm (farm that functions as a health care or integration facility)
zorgeloos {adj}  :: carefree
zorgen {vi}  :: to make sure, to ensure
zorgen {vr}  :: to worry
zorgen voor {v}  :: to take care of, to see to, to arrange, to make sure
zorgen voor {v}  :: to care for, to nurse
zorgenkind {n} [literally]  :: A problem child, troubled and/or troublesome youngster
zorgenkind {n} [figuratively]  :: Any source of grave/regular worries
zorgmijder {m}  :: treatment avoidant patient or person, someone who deliberately or compulsively evades health care
zorgverlener {m}  :: healthcare provider (e.g. a company)
zorgverlener {m}  :: carer (e.g. a nurse)
zorgvuldig {adj}  :: careful, meticulous
zorgvuldigheid {f}  :: care
zorgwekkend {adj}  :: alarming, worrying
zorgzaam {adj}  :: caring, considerate
zot {adj}  :: crazy
zot {adj}  :: mad
zotheid {f}  :: folly
zothuis {n} [Belgium, literally]  :: A madhouse, asylum for the insane
zothuis {n} [Belgium, figuratively]  :: A madhouse, crazy place and/or situation
zothuis {n} [Belgium, figuratively]  :: A bad place of abandon, notably
zothuis {n}  :: where nobody listens to reason
zothuis {n}  :: where one wishes one's enemies
zout {n}  :: salt
zout {adj}  :: salted
zout {adj}  :: salty (taste)
zouten {v}  :: to salt
zoutloos {adj}  :: saltless
zoutloos {adj}  :: insipid
zoutmolen {m}  :: salt mill
zoutwatervis {m} [zoology]  :: A fish species with a saline (usually maritime) biotope
zoutziederij {f}  :: salt refinery (operates by boiling)
zoutzuur {n}  :: hydrochloric acid (strong acid made by dissolving the gas, hydrogen chloride)
zoveel {determiner}  :: so many, so much
zoveel {determiner}  :: that many, that much
zoveel hoofden, zoveel zinnen {proverb}  :: so many men, so many opinions
zoveel mogelijk {determiner}  :: as much as possible, as many as possible
zoveel mogelijk {adv}  :: as much as possible, as often as possible
zoveelste {adj}  :: nth; umpteenth; such and such
zoëven {adv}  :: superseded form of zo-even
zover {adv}  :: so far, as far as (often written zo ver)
zowat {adv}  :: just about
zowel {conj}  :: both
z.o.z. {initialism}  :: PTO (please turn over)
zozeer {adv}  :: so much
zozeer {adv}  :: not so much (...) as (...)
z.s.m. {abbr}  :: as soon as possible, ASAP
zucht {m}  :: sigh
zucht {interj}  :: sigh
zucht {f}  :: longing, desire
zucht {f}  :: a pathological desire or craving
zucht {f} [usually, used in compounds]  :: a disease, sickness
zuchten {v}  :: to sigh
zuid {adv} [only in compounds]  :: south
zuid {adv}  :: southwards
zuidelijk {adj}  :: southern
zuiden {n}  :: south
zuiden {n} [in compounds]  :: southern, from the south
zuider- {prefix}  :: southern
zuiderbreedte {f}  :: southern latitude - The angular distance south from the equator, measured along the meridian at a particular point
zuiderling {m}  :: southerner, someone living in, coming from or associated with the south of the world, a country etc
zuidkust {f} {m}  :: south coast
zuidoost {adv} [only in compounds]  :: southeast
zuidoost {adv}  :: towards the southeast
zuidoostelijk {adj}  :: southeastern
zuidoostelijk {adv}  :: southeasterly
zuidoosten {n}  :: southeast (compass point)
zuidpool {m}  :: south pole
zuidvrucht {f} [chiefly plural]  :: dried (sub)tropical fruit
zuidwaarts {adj}  :: southward, southerly
zuidwaarts {adv}  :: southwards
zuidwest {adv} [only in compounds]  :: southwest
zuidwest {adv}  :: towards the southwest
zuidwestelijk {adj}  :: southwesterly, southwestern
zuidwestelijk {adv}  :: southwesterly
zuidwesten {n}  :: southwest (compass point)
zuigeling {m}  :: suckling, infant which isn't weaned yet
zuigen {v}  :: To suck
zuigen {v}  :: To vacuum; to hoover
zuigen {v} [colloquial]  :: to be bad, to suck
zuiger {m}  :: sucker
zuiger {m}  :: piston
zuigfeest {n}  :: suckfest
zuil {f} [architecture]  :: pillar, support
zuil {f} [society, historical]  :: pillar, institutional subgrouping of society along ideological or religious lines
zuilengalerij {f}  :: colonnade, peristyle
zuinig {adj}  :: economical, careful with expenses
zuinig {adj}  :: efficient, not wasteful
zuinig {adj} [by extension]  :: stingy
zuinigheid {f}  :: Frugality
zuinigjes {adv}  :: diminutive of zuinig; economically, meagrely
zuipen {v}  :: to swig, to drink heavily, to guzzle
zuipkop {mf}  :: drunkard, alcoholic
zuiplap {m}  :: drunkard, drunk
zuipschuit {mf}  :: A boozer, who tends to drink (too) much
zuivel {m}  :: dairy products (collective name for milk products)
zuivelproduct {n}  :: dairy product
zuiver {adj}  :: pure
zuiver {adj}  :: clean, tidy
zuiver {adj}  :: net (i.e after expenses and taxes, when talking about profit, as in zuivere winst)
zuiver {adj}  :: guiltless, clean (e.g conscience)
zuiver {adj} [music]  :: in tune
zuiveren {v}  :: to cleanse, purify
zuiverheid {f}  :: purity
zuiverheid {f}  :: (gemmology) clarity
zuivering {f}  :: purification, cleansing
zulk {determiner}  :: such
zulle {f}  :: a horizontal structural member of a building near ground level bearing the upright portion of a frame, like for a door or gate; a sill
zullen {v} [auxiliary, present tense]  :: Used to form the future tense of a verb, together with an infinitive; will, going to
zullen {v} [auxiliary, past tense]  :: Used to form the conditional mood of a verb, together with an infinitive; would
zullen {v} [modal auxiliary]  :: Used to indicate intent or disposition to perform an action in the future: will, shall, be going to, may, might
zullen jeuken {vr} [vulgar]  :: to not give a damn
zult {m}  :: brawn, head cheese
zure bom {f} [Netherlands]  :: large pickled cucumber
zurkel {c}  :: sorrel, one of the several plants from the genus Rumex
zus {f}  :: sister
zuster {f}  :: sister (female sibling)
zuster {f}  :: sister (nun)
zuster {f}  :: sister (nurse)
zustermoord {m}  :: sororicide
zusterschap {f}  :: sisterhood
zuur {adj}  :: sour
zuur {n} [chemistry]  :: acid
-zuur {suffix} [functional group suffix]  :: -oic acid
zuurdamp {m}  :: acid fume
zuurgraad {m}  :: acidity
zuurkast {f} {m}  :: fume hood (a ventilated compartment in a lab, in which chemical procedures may be undertaken safer)
zuurkool {f}  :: sauerkraut
zuurpruim {f} {m}  :: grouch, sourpuss
zuurstof {f} [chemistry]  :: oxygen
zuurstofrijk {adj}  :: oxygen-rich
zuurzak {m} [botany]  :: The East Indian tree species soursop, Artocarpus integrifolius
zuurzak {m} [botany]  :: The South American tree species Anona muricata
zuurzak {m}  :: The apple-shaped fruit of either above tropical tree
zuwe {f}  :: A pathway through marshland
zwaag {f} [rare]  :: grassland, pasture
zwaaien {v}  :: to sway, to wave
zwaaien {v}  :: to brandish
zwaailicht {n}  :: A revolving light used to signal danger, commonly used on emergency vehicles
zwaalde {f}  :: a blade on a long pole to shove in dough or extract bread from an oven; a peel
zwaan {m}  :: swan
zwaantje {noun} [Belgium]  :: police officer on a motorcycle
zwaar {adj}  :: heavy, hefty
zwaar {adj}  :: strong physically
zwaar {adj} [of intoxicants]  :: strong, potent
zwaar {adj}  :: big, sizeable
zwaar {adj}  :: difficult, hard
zwaar {adj}  :: arduous, gruelling
zwaar {adj}  :: important, significant
zwaard {n}  :: sword
zwaardvis {m} [zoology]  :: swordfish, Xiphias gladius
zwaardwalvis {m}  :: orca, orcinus orca
zwaargewicht {n}  :: heavyweight (a thing or person that's heavy)
zwaargewond {adj}  :: seriously injured, severely wounded, gravely wounded
zwaargewonde {noun}  :: badly injured person
zwaarmoedig {adj}  :: somber, melancholy
zwaarte {f}  :: heaviness
zwaartekracht {f} [physics]  :: force of gravity: gravitation
zwaartekrachtsgolf {f} [relativity]  :: gravitational wave
zwaartekrachtsveld {n} [physics]  :: gravitational field
zwaartepunt {n} [physics]  :: center of mass
zwaartepunt {n} [geometry]  :: centroid
zwaartepunt {n} [meteorology]  :: eye of the storm
zwaarwegend {adj}  :: weighty
zwabber {m}  :: A mop, implement for cleaning floors etc., especially aboard a vessel
zwabber {m}  :: Certain other nautical cleaning implements:
zwabber {m}  :: A dradenstoffer
zwabber {m}  :: A zeilveger
zwabber {m} [metonymy]  :: A cabin-boy, least senior sailor (apprentice), as he (or they) must most often do chores like manning the mop
zwabber {m}  :: A ship officer on the guard duty kuilwacht
zwabber {m} [pejorative]  :: An irresponsible person, notably:
zwabber {m}  :: A party animal
zwabber {m}  :: A squanderer
zwabber {m}  :: A drunk, who staggers (compare etymology 2)
zwabber {m}  :: A dirty person
zwabber {m}  :: A dirtbag
zwabber {m} [metonymy]  :: The tail of a fish or whale
zwabber {m}  :: A swaggerer, staggerer
zwabber {m}  :: A tramp, vagrant, hobo
zwabber {m}  :: A beggar
zwabber {?}  :: A form of the cards game pandoeren, without trumps or points
zwabberen {v}  :: to clean with a mop
zwabberen {v} [figuratively]  :: to sway, swing
zwabbergast {m}  :: A cabin-boy, junior (notably apprentice) sailor, who does most chores, such as mopping
zwachtel {m}  :: bandage
zwachtelen {vt}  :: to bandage, to bind, to wrap
zwadder {m}  :: snake venom
zwadder {m}  :: eel slime
zwadder {m}  :: malicious slander, smear
zwade {f}  :: a large, heavy scythe
zwager {m} [chiefly Netherlands]  :: brother-in-law (brother of one's spouse or husband of one's sibling)
zwak {adj}  :: weak
zwak {adj}  :: shabby
zwak {n}  :: soft spot
zwak {n}  :: weakness
zwakheid {f}  :: weakness, frailty
zwakken {v} [ergative, obsolete]  :: to weaken, to become/make strengthless
zwakte {f}  :: weakness
zwalken {v}  :: to walk around, to walk about
zwalken {v}  :: to walk unsteadily and aimlessly, particularly of drunk people
zwaluw {f}  :: a swallow (bird)
zwam {f} {m} [countable, uncountable]  :: fungus, mushroom
zwam {f} {m} [obsolete]  :: sponge
zwamp {m} [Suriname]  :: swamp, marsh, fen
zwanenzang {m}  :: swan song
zwanger {adj}  :: pregnant
zwanger raken {v}  :: to get pregnant
zwangerschap {f}  :: pregnancy
zwangerschapsonderbreking {f}  :: abortion
zwangerschapsvergiftiging {f}  :: preeclampsia
zwangerschapsverlof {n}  :: maternity leave [before giving birth]
zwanzen {v}  :: joke
zwanzer {m} [Belgium, colloquial]  :: one who jokes; a joker
zwart {adj}  :: black
zwart {adj}  :: having dark skin
zwart {adj}  :: illegal, without payment or taxation
zwart {n}  :: the colour black
zwart gat {n}  :: a black hole
zwart gat {n}  :: a black hole, an astronomical phenomenon of extreme gravity
zwart gat {n}  :: a temporary loss of memory
zwart pietje {noun}  :: Alternative diminutive of zwarte piet, with no plural possible. See zwarte pietjes for the diminutive plural of zwarte piet
zwart water {n}  :: alternative form of zwartwater
zwartdenker {m}  :: someone who thinks negatively about the world; pessimist
zwarte {noun}  :: a black person, especially a (sub-Saharan) African
zwarte {noun} [history]  :: a (fascist) collaborator with the Nazis during World War II; by extension, a neo-nazi
zwarte magie {f}  :: black magic, 'dark' (i.e. evil) magic, sorcery
zwarte peper {m}  :: black pepper
zwarte piet {mf}  :: synonym of Zwarte Piet
zwarte specht {m}  :: black woodpecker, Dryocopus martius
zwartepiet {m} [card games]  :: old maid
zwartepiet {m} [card games]  :: the undesirable card in the card game old maid
zwartepiet {m} [figurative]  :: blame
zwartepiet {m} [rare spelling]  :: zwarte piet
zwartepieten {v} [figurative]  :: to assign blame to each other
zwartepieten {v} [card games]  :: to play a card game
zwartepietenpak {n}  :: The clothes worn by someone dressing up like Zwarte Piet
zwarteter {m}  :: Someone who leaves a restaurant without paying
zwartkijker {m}  :: someone who owns a television but does not pay television tax
zwartkijker {m}  :: someone who watches unfree content without paying
zwartkijker {m}  :: someone who looks to the world negatively; pessimist
zwartmaken {v} [literally]  :: To blacken, make black(er)
zwartmaken {v} [figuratively]  :: To blacken, defame, present (too) badly
zwartrijden {v}  :: to dodge fare, to use public transportation (bus, tram, train) without paying
zwartrijder {m}  :: fare dodger
zwartrijder {m}  :: road tax dodger
zwartverdiend {adj}  :: illegally acquired, dirty, unclean
zwartwater {n}  :: blackwater
zwartwerker {m}  :: moonlighter
zwavel {m} [chemistry]  :: sulfur
zwaveldioxide {n} [chemistry]  :: sulfur dioxide
zwavelzuur {n} [chemistry]  :: A sulfuric acid, an oxide of sulfur; notably:
zwavelzuur {n}  :: The hydrate hygroscopic acid vitriol
zwavelzuur {n}  :: An anhydride crystalline mass, sulfur's trioxide
zwavelzuurgehalte {n}  :: sulfuric acid content
zwavelzuurhydraat {n} [chemistry]  :: sulphuric hydrate, a form of sulphuric acid
zwavelzuurijzer {n}  :: sulfuric iron
zweefteef {f} [derogatory]  :: a woman who has an unrealistic worldview, who is out of touch with reality
zweefteef {f} [derogatory]  :: a stewardess, an air hostess
zweefvliegen {v}  :: to glide - fly an unpowered sailplane
zweefvliegtuig {n}  :: glider, sailplane
zweem {m}  :: a trace amount
zweem {m} [colloquial]  :: a tiny bit, a tinge, a whiff
zweep {f}  :: A whip (lashing implement, notably single-tail)
zweep {f} [figuratively]  :: A whipping, corporal punishment; force, extreme pressure
zweepdraad {m}  :: flagellum
zweephaar {n}  :: flagellum
zweepslag {m}  :: a whip lash, notably as (part of) corporal punishment
zweepslag {m} [figuratively]  :: any hard or hurtful blow, e.g. verbal
zweepslag {m}  :: Acute pain in the calf as a result of spraining a muscle
zweepspin {f}  :: amblypygid, arachnid of the order Amblypygi
zweepstaart {m}  :: flagellum
zweer {f}  :: A purulent boil, skin injury containing pus, ulcer
zweet {n}  :: sweat
zweetklier {f} {m}  :: sweat gland
zwelgen {v}  :: to eat greedily, to binge
zwelgen {v}  :: to swallow
zwelgpartij {f}  :: bacchanal, festivity with high consumption of alcohol
zwellen {vi}  :: to swell
zwelten {v}  :: to die
zwelten {v}  :: to succumb to injury or illness
zwelten {v}  :: to die in miserable circumstances
zwembad {n}  :: swimming pool
zwemblaas {f}  :: swim bladder
zwembroek {f} {m}  :: swimming trunks, a pair of shorts or briefs worn for swimming or bathing
zwemkelle {f} [Belgium]  :: flood pool
zwemkleding {f}  :: swimwear (for men or women)
zwemmen {vi}  :: to swim
zwemmer {m}  :: swimmer
zwempak {n}  :: swimsuit, bathing suit
zwemster {f} [female]  :: swimmer
zwemster {m}  :: swimming star (successful swimmer)
zwemvest {n}  :: life vest
zwemvlies {n}  :: web, membrane of webbed feet in some animals
zwemvlies {n}  :: flipper, fin (swimming gear)
zwendel {m}  :: swindle
zwendelen {vi}  :: to swindle
zwendelend {adj}  :: swindling
zwepen {vt}  :: To whip, flog, lash
zwepen {vt} [figuratively]  :: To drive forcefully
zweren {vt}  :: to swear, pledge, declare under oath
zweren {vi}  :: to make/take an oath
zweren {vi}  :: to swear, to curse, notably blasphemously
zweren {vi} [obsolete]  :: to hurt, be sore
zweren {vi}  :: to (infect and) produce pus, boils etc
zwerfhond {m}  :: stray dog
zwerfkat {f} {m}  :: stray cat
zwerfster {f}  :: female tramp
zwerfster {f}  :: bag lady
zwerm {m}  :: swarm (large number of individuals)
zwerven {v}  :: to wander
zwerver {m}  :: agent noun of zwerven; vagabond, tramp
zweten {v}  :: to sweat
zweten als een otter {v}  :: to sweat like a pig
zwetsen {v}  :: to twaddle, to chatter
zwetsen {v}  :: to talk rubbish, tell nonsense
zweven {v}  :: to float
zweven {v}  :: to glide
zwevende kiezer {m}  :: floating voter, swing voter
zweving {f}  :: beat
zwezerik {m}  :: thymus sweetbread
zwichten {v}  :: to yield
zwiepen {v}  :: to sway, rock
zwieren {vt}  :: to swing (round), to rotate
zwieren {vi}  :: to swing, to rotate
zwijgen {v}  :: be silent, shut up
zwijgen {v}  :: keep silent
zwijgzaam {adj}  :: quiet, taciturn
zwijken {v} [obsolete]  :: synonym of bezwijken
zwijm {m}  :: weakened or lost consciousness
zwijmen {vi}  :: to faint, to swoon
zwijmen {vi}  :: to lose strength, to collapse
zwijn {n} [animal]  :: pig
zwijn {n} [person]  :: swine, fiend
zwijn {n} [slang, originally from Bargoens]  :: bicycle
zwijnen {vi} [Bargoens]  :: to be lucky
zwijntjesjager {m} [Bargoens, Amsterdam]  :: a bicycle thief
zwinden {v}  :: to disappear
zwoegen {v}  :: to heave, to breathe heavily
zwoegen {v} [figuratively]  :: to toil, to drudge
zwoel {adj}  :: oppressive, muggy, sultry
zwoel {adj}  :: sensual
zwoelte {f}  :: mugginess
zwoerd {n}  :: pork rind
zymogeen {adj} [biology]  :: zymogenic
zyn {v}  :: obsolete spelling of zijn
zyn {determiner}  :: obsolete spelling of zijn
zytoloog {m}  :: zythologist, beer connoisseur