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The complete vocabulary list for Insects in Dutch including life cycle of a butterfly in Dutch and Bugs in Dutch

Learn about the complete vocabulary list of Insects in Dutch with example sentences: How to say Insects in Dutch including flying insects, Bugs in Dutch, and phrases related to insects in Dutch

Insects are everywhere, be it within your house, the air, the ground, under the soil, the sea, over the water and even in one’s skin!!!! Yeah you heard me right. The estimated number of insect species in the world is about 5.5 million and even in that only 1 million insect species are named. This means that roughly 80% of insects have yet to be discovered. How can you go a single day without hearing the buzz of a bee or a fly or without seeing a fruit fly or a worm? Seeing as that they are everywhere, it becomes of great importance that you learn the vocabulary list of insects in Dutch.

vocabulary list for Insects in Dutch
vocabulary list for Insects in Dutch

In order to improve your Dutch vocabulary, you must learn the list of insects in Dutch. An interesting question is you should be learning how to talk about insects in Dutch but also how to incorporate these words into coherent sentences. Thus you need to know the vocabulary of insects in Dutch along with descriptive example sentences so that you are able to learn and immerse properly. And this is exactly what we are going to do here!!!

 

Is it hard to learn about and to speak about the list of insects in Dutch?

  1. Learning about the list of insects in Dutch is by no means easy… It will take you some time as the words are quite unique.
  2. I would suggest that you memorize at least the list of most common Dutch insect vocabulary.
  3. I have classified this blog into multiple sections. Memorize at least the first section of super common insects in Dutch so that you can do 99% of all Dutch insect related conversations (if you are unfortunate to get into many).

 

Topics to be covered in list of insects in Dutch:

  1. How do you say insects in Dutch?
  2. Learn about the butterfly in Dutch
  3. Name of the most common insects in Dutch
  4. What are the names of different bugs in Dutch
  5. Which are the insects that sting?
  6. Name of the most common hopping insects in Dutch
  7. Can we keep insects as pets? What are the different pet insects in Dutch?
  8. What do insects do? Teach me some common Verbs related to insects in Dutch
  9. Learn about some common phrases related to insects in Dutch
  10. What are the different parts of an insect in Dutch
  11. Conclusion
How do you say insects in Dutch?
How do you say insects in Dutch?

DUTCH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: How do you say insects in Dutch?

  • WORD: The Dutch translation for “The insect” is “Het insect”
    • EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “Cockroaches are insects.” à Kakkerlakken zijn insecten.
  • WORD: The Dutch translation for “The worm” is “De worm”
    • EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “How many worms do you want?” à Hoeveel wormen wil je?

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: How do you say butterfly in Dutch? Learn about the butterfly in Dutch.

When you think of a beautiful insect, what do you see? Of course you think of the beautiful butterfly! The butterfly is very colourful, pretty and is a sight to behold. When we see something magical in movies, there are always butterflies flying about with colours galore. Would it not be perfectly fitting if we learnt about the butterfly in Dutch before we step into other insects (pun intended of course!!!)? Let us learn about the butterfly in Dutch with example sentences.

How do you say butterfly in Dutch
How do you say butterfly in Dutch
  • ENGLISH: What is the translation for “butterfly life cycle” in Dutch?
    • DUTCH: Dutch translation for “Life cycle of a butterfly” is “vlinder levenscyclus”
  • ENGLISH: What is the translation for “Monarch butterfly” in Dutch?
    • DUTCH: Dutch translation for “Monarch Butterfly” is “monarchvlinder”
Butterfly  in English Translation for the butterfly in Dutch Example sentence for butterfly in English Sentences for Dutch butterfly
The Butterfly De vlinder There are many butterflies in the garden. Er zijn veel vlinders in de tuin.
The Caterpillar De rups The Caterpillar ate three leaves. De rups at drie bladeren.
The egg Het ei There are millions of butterfly eggs in the forest. Er zijn miljoenen vlindereieren in het bos.
Chrysalis pop We learnt about chrysalis of a butterfly today. We leerden vandaag over de pop van een vlinder.
Metamorphosis Metamorfose In the life cycle of a butterfly, metamorphosis is a very important stage. In de levenscyclus van een vlinder is metamorfose een zeer belangrijke fase.
The Cocoon de cocon The gardener took care of the silk cocoons. De tuinman zorgde voor de zijden cocons.

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of the most common insects in Dutch?

While there are billions of insects in the world, when you say the word insect in Dutch or English, you only think of a select few which we see every day. Some insects are more common and commonly used in conversations than other insects. So it is necessary that you learn the vocabulary list of these common insects in Dutch. This will help you hold a conversation easily. Let us learn about the different common insects in Dutch with example sentences.

names of the most common insects in Dutch
names of the most common insects in Dutch
Common Insects  in English Translation: Common Insects in Dutch Example sentence for Common Insects in English Sentences for Dutch Common Insects
The Cockroach De kakkerlak The cockroach is ten days old. De kakkerlak is tien dagen oud.
The mosquito de mug There are so many mosquitoes in India. Er zijn zoveel muggen in India.
The Moth De mot The moth was very large. De mot was erg groot.
The Dragonfly de libel I like dragonflies Ik hou van libellen
The Firefly de vuurvlieg The firefly is pretty. De vuurvlieg is mooi.
The Fly De vlieg I killed the fly. Ik heb de vlieg gedood.
The Mayfly de eendagsvlieg The mayfly lives for only twenty four hours. De eendagsvlieg leeft slechts vierentwintig uur.
The Fruit fly De fruitvlieg Fruit flies love mangoes. Fruitvliegen zijn dol op mango’s.
The Gnat de mug The gnat was very arrogant. De mug was erg arrogant.
The Spider De spin Spiders have eight legs. Spinnen hebben acht poten.
The worm De worm The worm lives in the garden De worm leeft in de tuin

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of the most common bugs in Dutch?

Ok I’m going to be upfront with you. If there is one thing I hate in this beautiful world, its bugs and creepy crawlies!!! When you say the word bugs in Dutch or in English, you can see me cringe!! But that gives me more the reason to memorize the wordlist so that I can explain to people that I hate them and I like to avoid them. As with insects, a few bugs are far more common across the world. So it is necessary that you learn the vocabulary list of these common bugs in Dutch. Along with the list of insects in Dutch, Let us learn the different bugs in Dutch with example sentences.

names of the most common bugs in Dutch
names of the most common bugs in Dutch
Common Bugs  in English Translation: Common Bugs in Dutch Example sentence for Common Bugs in English Sentences for Dutch Common Bugs
The bug de bug The scientist caught the bug. De wetenschapper ving de bug.
The ladybug het lieveheersbeestje Ladybugs are very pretty. Lieveheersbeestjes zijn erg mooi.
The bedbug de bedwants I caught the bedbug. Ik heb de bedwants gevangen.
The lice de luizen This medicine kills lice. Dit medicijn doodt luizen.
The beetle De kever I can eat the beetle. Ik kan de kever eten.
The dung beetle De mestkever The dung beetle is very strong. De mestkever is erg sterk.
The flea de vlo Fleas can jump. Vlooien kunnen springen.
The tick de teek Stay away from ticks and fleas. Blijf uit de buurt van teken en vlooien.

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of common stinging insects in Dutch?

You put your hand on a flower and all of a sudden there is a super sharp pain in your finger!!!! You scream and throw down the flower. What on earth was that? IT’S A BEE!!!! DAMN YOU GIT STUNG BY A BEE!!! You have to say this to your doctor in Dutch. How do you do that without knowing the list of insects in Dutch which sting? Let us learn the different stinging insects in Dutch with example sentences.

Stinging Insects  in English Translation: Stinging Insects in Dutch Example sentence for Stinging Insects in English Sentences for Dutch Stinging Insects
The bumblebee de hommel The Bumblebees are yellow in color. De hommels zijn geel van kleur.
The bee De bij The bee sat on the flower. De bij zat op de bloem.
The wasp de wesp The wasp flew away. De wesp vloog weg.
The Hornet de horzel Hornets and wasps are enemies. Horzels en wespen zijn vijanden.
The Honeybee de honingbij The beekeeper loves his honeybees De imker houdt van zijn honingbijen
The ant De mier There are two anthills and a billion ants in my garden. Er zijn twee mierenhopen en een miljard mieren in mijn tuin.

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of common pet insects in Dutch?

Do you know that it is very common across the world for people to have insects as pets? Children love having insects as pets as they are hardy and easy to maintain. They do not require constant care and can take care of themselves. Let us learn the different insects which can be kept as pets in Dutch with example sentences.

names of common pet insects in Dutch
names of common pet insects in Dutch
Common Pet Insects  in English Translation: Common Pet Insects in Dutch Example sentence for Common Pet Insects in English Sentences for Dutch Common Pet Insects
The praying mantis de bidsprinkhaan The young girl has a pet praying mantis. Het jonge meisje heeft een bidsprinkhaan als huisdier.
The stick insect De wandelende tak Stick insects are very weird wandelende takken zijn heel raar
The leaf insect Het bladinsect Leaf insects are very cute. Bladinsecten zijn erg schattig.
The scorpion De schorpioen This scorpion is poisonous. Deze schorpioen is giftig.
The Tarantula de Tarantula / de vogelspin I am scared of tarantulas and scorpions. Ik ben bang voor vogelspinnen.

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the names of hopping insects in Dutch?

Have you ever looked at a grasshopper? It looks like a small machine. It can jump up an incredible height, can fly and looks freaky as hell!!! I HATE THEM but my brother loves them!!!! Let us learn the different hopping insects in Dutch with example sentences.

names of hopping insects in Dutch
names of hopping insects in Dutch
Hopping Insects  in English Translation: Hopping Insects in Dutch
The grasshopper De sprinkhaan
The locust de sprinkhaan / de cicade
The mantis de bidsprinkhaan
The cricket De Krekel
The cicada de cicade

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the common insect related Verbs in Dutch?

Now that we have learnt about so many insects in Dutch, let us now focus on some common Dutch Verbs which will help us form sentences using these insects. For example, you need to say that the caterpillar crawls but the butterfly flies. You need to say that the bee lives in a hive while an ant lives in an anthill. You need to say that a cockroach has antennae while a wasp has wings. So basically you need to know a few verbs and nouns related to acts which the insects perform in Dutch. In this section let us learn about a few verbs related to insects in Dutch

Insect words in English Translation: Common Insect words in Dutch Example sentence for Common Insects words in English Sentences for Common Dutch words related to Insects
To sting Prikken / steek The bee stings the boy. De bij steekt de jongen.
To bite Bijten The Ant bites me and it is painful. De mier bijt me en het is pijnlijk.
To fly Vliegen The butterfly flew away. De vlinder vloog weg.
To crawl Kruipen The soldier is crawling. De soldaat kruipt.
To walk Lopen The girl walks fast. Het meisje loopt snel.
To run Rennen The athlete runs from Germany to Austria. De atleet rent van Duitsland naar Oostenrijk.
To jump Springen A grasshopper can jump very high. Een sprinkhaan kan heel hoog springen.
To pollinate bestuiven The bee pollinates the flowers. De bij bestuift de bloemen.

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the parts of an insect in Dutch?

With the Dutch insect related verbs done, let us proceed with the parts of an insect in Dutch and other nouns related to insects in Dutch

parts of an insect in Dutch?
parts of an insect in Dutch?
Insect words in English Translation: Common Insect words in Dutch Example sentence for Common Insects words in English Sentences for Common Dutch words related to Insects
The stinger de angel The bee has a powerful stinger. De bij heeft een krachtige angel.
The antennae de antennes Cockroaches have long antennae. Kakkerlakken hebben lange antennes.
The wings De vleugels I hate insects which have wings. Ik haat insecten die vleugels hebben.
The mandible de onderkaak The insect’s mandible is quite weak. De onderkaak van het insect is vrij zwak.
The thorax de thorax Every insect has a thorax. Elk insect heeft een thorax.
The abdomen de buik A worm does not have an abdomen. Een worm heeft geen buik.
The legs De benen / de poten A centipede has a hundred legs. Een duizendpoot heeft honderd poten.
The anthill de mierenhoop There is an anthill near our house. Er is een mierenhoop in de buurt van ons huis.
The nest Het nest The wasp built a nest. De wesp bouwde een nest.
The hive De korf The beekeeper has many beehives. De imker heeft veel bijenkorven.
The nectar de nectar Flowers produce nectar. Bloemen produceren nectar.

 

DUTCH INSECTS VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What are the common insect related phrases in Dutch?

I have explained all over this post about how I hate insects and how much I am terrified of them. So what do I say in Dutch when I see one? Let us learn the different common insect related phrases in Dutch with example sentences.

Hopping Insects  in English Translation: Hopping Insects in Dutch
I am afraid of insects. Ik ben bang voor insecten.
Does it sting? Prikt het?
Insects are creepy. Insecten zijn eng.
It has many feet. Het heeft veel voeten.
What type of insect is that? Wat voor soort insect is dat?
The mosquito bit me. De mug heeft me gebeten.
I am allergic to bee stings. Ik ben allergisch voor bijensteken.
I am terrified of insects. Ik ben doodsbang voor insecten.
Can it jump? Kan het springen?
Can it fly? Kan het vliegen?
It looks so disgusting. Het ziet er zo walgelijk uit.
What does it eat? Wat eet het?
Is it poisonous? Is het giftig?

 

Conclusion

We have learnt a lot about the most common insects in Dutch and also about what they do, where they live, the butterfly life cycle in Dutch and also many more phrases. Hope you had fun learning.

 

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