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List of Oceans in Dutch and List of Seas in Dutch with example sentences

Introduction: MASTER WORD LIST: What are the list of Oceans in Dutch and the list of Seas in Dutch with English translation and example sentences

I’m sure in school, we would have learnt about the list of 5 massive oceans in the world or the seven big seas? The same is true in Dutch speaking countries as well. The only obvious difference is that children learn about the same List of Oceans in Dutch and the same list of Seas in Dutch.

List of Oceans in Dutch
List of Oceans in Dutch

Also, you would have probably noticed it, everyone tends to use one name or the other from list of Oceans in Dutch or English for that matter (or the list of Seas) once in a while in a conversation.

For example:

  1. Is India near the Indian ocean?
  2. This movie was shot in the pacific ocean.
  3. I had a bath in the Atlantic ocean.

Why is this list of Oceans in Dutch so important?

This list is important for basic A1 Dutch examination as well as the most basic conversations in Dutch. We speak about which country and continent we are from and sometimes have to thrown in the name of the oceans in Dutch to make the conversation more interesting. For this we need to know the “List of Oceans in Dutch” and the “list of Seas in Dutch”.

This is thus an essential vocabulary test in A1 and also in A2 and obviously in real life. The question (focused on A1 vocabulary) could be something along the lines of “Can you tell me which the deepest ocean in the world is?”.

The A1 vocabulary list of Oceans in Dutch is below. You can also find example sentences in Dutch with English translation for each Ocean.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED in OCEANS in DUTCH:

  1. How do you say the names of the different list of Oceans in Dutch
  2. How do you say the names of the different list of Seas in Dutch
  3. Adjectives related to Oceans in Dutch
  4. Grow your master vocabulary list related to Oceans in Dutch

 

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Oceans in Dutch: What is the translation for “The Ocean” in Dutch?

  • How to say Ocean in Dutch?
  • The translation in Dutch language for Ocean is “De ocean”
  • List of deep deep Oceans in Dutch
    List of deep deep Oceans in Dutch
ENGLISH DUTCH English Sentence Dutch Sentence
The ocean De ocean The pacific ocean is the deepest ocean. De Stille Oceaan is de diepste oceaan.
The oceans de oceanen There are five oceans. Er zijn vijf oceanen.

 

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “Sea” in Dutch

  • How to say Sea in Dutch?
  • The translation in Dutch language for Sea is “De zee”
ENGLISH DUTCH English Sentence Dutch Sentence
The sea De zee The sea is green. De zee is groen.
The Seas De zeeën There are seven seas in the world. Er zijn zeven zeeën in de wereld.

 

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “Waterfall” in Dutch

  • How to say Waterfall in Dutch?
  • The translation in Dutch language for Waterfall is “De waterval”
Waterfall in Portuguese
Waterfall in Dutch
ENGLISH DUTCH English Sentence Dutch Sentence
The waterfall De waterval The Niagara waterfall is beautiful. De Niagara-waterval is prachtig.
The waterfalls de watervallen Waterfalls are very dangerous. Watervallen zijn erg gevaarlijk.

 

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “River” in Dutch

  • How to say River in Dutch?
  • The translation in Dutch language for River is “De rivier”.
River in Portuguese
River in Dutch
ENGLISH DUTCH English Sentence Dutch Sentence
The River De rivier The river is very long. De rivier is erg lang.
The Rivers De rivieren There are three rivers in Netherlands. Er zijn drie rivieren in Nederland.

 

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation in Dutch Language for “Lake”

  • How to say Lake in Dutch?
  • The translation in Dutch language for Lake is “Het meer”.
English Dutch English Sentence Dutch Sentence
The Lake Het meer I have a house near the lake. Ik heb een huis in de buurt van het meer.
The Lakes De meren There are five lakes in Munich. Er zijn vijf meren in München.

 

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Oceans in Dutch with English translation and example sentences

In the table below, you can learn how to say the names of Oceans in Dutch and is the most fundamental usage in daily Dutch language and thus a part of the basic Dutch A1 vocabulary list. So let us learn about the names of the oceans.

List of Oceans in Dutch
List of Oceans in Dutch
ENGLISH DUTCH English Sentence Dutch Sentence
The ocean De oceaan The pacific ocean is the deepest ocean De Stille Oceaan is de diepste ocean
The oceans de oceanen There are 5 oceans Er zijn 5 oceanen
the Atlantic Ocean de Atlantische oceaan I saw the Atlantic Ocean Ik zag de Atlantische Oceaan
the Pacific Ocean de Stille Oceaan Is the Pacific Ocean very big? Is de Stille Oceaan erg groot?
the Indian Ocean de Indische oceaan India is near the Indian Ocean. India ligt vlakbij de Indische Oceaan.
the Antarctic Ocean de Antarctische Oceaan The Antarctic Ocean is very cold. De Antarctische Oceaan is erg koud.
the Arctic Ocean de Noordelijke IJszee Polar bears swim in the Arctic Ocean. IJsberen zwemmen in de Noordelijke IJszee.

 

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Seas in Dutch with English translation and example sentences

In the table below, you can learn how to say the names of the list of seas in Dutch with some examples. So let us learn about the names of the Seas in Dutch.

ENGLISH  DUTCH English Sentence Dutch Sentence
The sea De zee The sea is green. De zee is groen.
The Seas De zeeën There are seven seas in the world. Er zijn zeven zeeën in de wereld.
the Adriatic Sea de Adriatische Zee The Adriatic Sea is in Europe. De Adriatische Zee ligt in Europa.
the Aegean Sea de Egeïsche Zee The Aegean Sea is very old. De Egeïsche Zee is erg oud.
the Caribbean Sea de Caribische Zee The Caribbean Sea is very beautiful. De Caribische Zee is erg mooi.
the Caspian Sea de Kaspische Zee The Caspian Sea is landlocked. De Kaspische Zee is ingesloten.
the North Sea de Noordzee the North Sea is the coldest sea in the world. de Noordzee is de koudste zee ter wereld.
the Black Sea de zwarte Zee The Black Sea has many storms. De Zwarte Zee kent veel stormen.
the Ionian Sea de Ionische Zee The Ionian Sea is 4000 meters deep. De Ionische Zee is 4000 meter diep.
the Mediterranean Sea de Middellandse Zee The Mediterranean Sea is the most famous sea in the world De Middellandse Zee is de beroemdste zee ter wereld
the Red Sea de rode Zee The Red Sea is very salty. De Rode Zee is erg zout.
the Dead Sea de dode Zee The Dead Sea is a lake De Dode Zee is een meer
the Barents Sea de Barentszzee The Barents Sea is also called as the Murman sea De Barentszzee wordt ook wel de Murmanzee genoemd
the Baltic Sea de Oostzee Where is the Baltic Sea? Waar is de Oostzee?
the Sargasso Sea de Sargassozee The Sargasso Sea is not a sea. De Sargassozee is geen zee.

 

Some interesting facts about oceans

  • Note that there is only one great water body in the planet and it is (for practical purposes) divided into 5 different oceans.
  • Until the year 2000, there were only 4 classified oceans: the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean.
  • On June 8, 2000, the community categorized the fifth ocean: the Southern Ocean or the Antarctic Ocean.

 

How do you say Pacific Ocean in Dutch? Pacific Ocean ( “Grote Oceaan” or “Grote Oceaan”)

  • The origin of the word “Pacific Ocean” came from old Spanish.
  • “Grote Oceaan” or the Pacific Ocean when discovered by Spanish conquistadors looked very “peaceful”. The Spanish word for peaceful is “pacíficas”. Hence they called it as the Pacific ocean.
  • The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world.
  • It covers one-third of the Earth’s surface.
  • It separates Asia from the Americas.

 

How do you say Atlantic Ocean in Dutch? Atlantic Ocean ( “Atlantische Oceaan”)

  • “Atlantische Oceaan” or the the Atlantic Ocean in Dutch is the second largest ocean in Earth.
  • It covers one-fifth of the oceans of the world.
  • The Atlantic ocean can be split into the North Atlantic ocean and the South Atlantic ocean.
  • The North Atlantic Ocean separates North America from Europe.
  • The South Atlantic ocean separates South America from Africa.

 

How do you say Indian Ocean in Dutch? Indian Ocean (“Indische Oceaan”)

  • “Indische Oceaan” or the Indian Ocean in Dutch was named after India (or the Indian subcontinent).
  • It is the third largest ocean in the world.
  • It covers one-fifth of the oceans of the world.

 

How do you say Arctic Ocean in Dutch? Arctic Ocean (“Arctische Oceaan”)

  • Arctische Oceaan or the Arctic Ocean in Dutch.
  • It is the ocean on the roof of the world and has the North Pole.

 

How do you say Antarctic Ocean in Dutch? Southern Ocean (“Antarctische ocean” or “Zuidpoolzee”)

  • “Antarctische ocean” or “Zuidpoolzee” or the Antarctic Ocean in Dutch is the newest ocean as it was classified only in the year 2000.
  • This is the ocean surrounding Antarctica and is the bottom of the world.

 

Adjectives in Dutch related to the Ocean and the Sea

When you are talking about the ocean in Dutch, you might have to say something to describe the ocean or explain what you know about the ocean. The best way is to expand your knowledge of adjectives in Dutch and use it to your advantage. You can use the below list of Dutch adjectives to describe what you know about the ocean. This is important to add to your vocabulary list of Oceans in Dutch and the list of Seas in Dutch.

English Dutch
Deep Diep
Salty Zout
Large Groot
Small Klein
Calm Kalm
Stormy Stormachtig
Beautiful Mooi
Cold Koud
Warm Warm
Hot Heet
Biodiverse Biodiversiteit

 

Ocean in Dutch: Grow your Master Vocabulary List

Now that you know about some of the most common adjectives which you can use to describe the ocean in Dutch and the seas in Dutch, you can know choose to show off your vocabulary by branching out and explaining about all terms related to the Sea. This was show your absolute mastery of the List of Oceans in Dutch and the list of Seas in Dutch.

Dutch English
Island Eiland
Continent Continent, vasteland
ocean floor zeebodem
marine current zeestroom
Coast Kust
Cliff klif
Tide getij
continental shelf continentaal plat
Seashell Zeeschelp
Coastline Kustlijn
Tsunami Tsunami

 

Other Interesting Topics

These are other interesting topics which you might like to read to get a tremendous boost to your Dutch vocabulary list!!! Study hard and soon you’ll be a proud Dutch speaking dude / dudette!!

Topic
Geometry in Dutch
Colours in Dutch
Herbs and Spices in Dutch
Oceans in Dutch and Seas in Dutch
Professions in Dutch
Parts of the house in Dutch or rooms of the house in Dutch
50+ fruits in Dutch
Drinks in Dutch and alcohol in Dutch
Types of weather in Dutch
Body parts in Dutch
List of Clothes in Dutch
List of family members in Dutch
Car Parts in Dutch
Days of the week in Dutch
Animals in Dutch

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