Encyclopedia Britannica Volume 4 Part 2: Brain to Casting. The and resulted in certain early Germanic languages evolving into what are now English and West Frisian, while the resulted in what would become High German. Serious On-Topic Comments Only: , , , or other. I come from the Netherlands myself. The entire Northern Dutch cultural area is located in the , its ethnically Dutch population is estimated to be just under 10,000,000.
Holland is not a country, just a part of the country. However, the centralist policies of Burgundy in the 14th and 15th centuries, at first violently opposed by the cities of the Low Countries, had a profound impact and changed this. The first Dutch people to come to Canada were among the. I, myself am 100% dutch and white, I have many friends from different races and yes, maybe a lot of dutch people underrate them and the immigrants too. After all, the dutch have come to believe that having any morals or ideals is evil, so they go through life with a joint in one hand and a glass of beer in the other. Some have blond hair, others brown, back or ginger.
The high degree of urbanization characteristic of Dutch society was attained at a relatively early date. I am almost 14, and learn at the grammar school called the gymnasium here , but there are still people who talk with mouths full of food. A Norwegian friend flew down to Germany, rented a car there and drove to Rotterdam. To be fair I have not given examples, unless you ask, then I will be more than happy to share. Internationally, Dutch painters such as , and are held in high regard. But that is just pure speculations, and I'm not even sure if Germany was counted in there or if it was the Netherlands and Belgium and Luxemburg maybe.
This wide array of regional identities positioned within such a relatively small area, has often been attributed to the fact that many of the current Dutch provinces were de facto independent states for much of their history, as well as the importance of local Dutch dialects which often largely correspond with the provinces themselves to the people who speak them. The citizens then united, forming conjurationes sometimes called communes —fighting groups bound together by an oath—as happened during a Flemish crisis in 1127—28 in Ghent and Brugge and in Utrecht in 1159. During the early up until the , the Southern regions were more powerful, as well as more culturally and economically developed. Archived from on 6 December 2008. The one exception to this are the Pennsylvania Dutch, becausethat name came from a misinterpretation of the word deutsch,which means German. Germanus m and Germana f are actually Roman demonyns used to describe a person from Germania, a confederation of Germanic tribes living east of the Rhine and north of the Danube river.
In Dutch, the cultural division between North and South is also referred to by the as the rivers and roughly form a natural boundary between the Northern Dutch those Dutch living North of these rivers , and the Southern Dutch those living South of them. Statistics show that Indos are in fact the largest minority group in the Netherlands and number close to half a million excluding the third generation. Very long ago, there was a language in todays Netherlands that were called netherlandic. It's only allowed in so called Coffee Shops. The Dutch were responsible for a lot of slave transport to the Americas.
Nederlanders derives from the Dutch word Neder, a cognate of Nether both meaning low, and near the sea same meaning in both English and Dutch , a reference to the geographical texture of the Dutch homeland; the western portion of the. Hitler onlyselected one portion of the German population to idolize. Another, more recent cultural divide is that between the Randstad, the urban agglomeration in the West of the country, and the other provinces of the Netherlands. The largest genetic differences within the Netherlands are observed between the North and the South with the three - Rijn, Waal, Maas - as a border , with the showing a mixture of these two ancestral backgrounds. Just have a different view or a constructive comment does not translate to requiring an apology.
Where Dutch came from Before we dig into this demonym, there are three terms we need to define: Holland, the Netherlands, and Dutch. Can you please point out the number where this is to be found? By the eighteenth century there had emerged a new people in Africa who identified as , rather than Dutchmen, after the land they had permanently adopted. Surnames of Dutch migrants in foreign environments mainly the and are often adapted, not only in pronunciation but also in spelling. Something where nobody can be proud off. As noted there are plenty of cities whom have gay pride days.
I do hear alot from friends in the abroad that they see Amsterdam as a sin city and everyone thinks of drugs and prostitutes when they talk about the Netherlands. I make sure to tell people to do so. Archived from on 24 June 2012. You can listen to an Argentinian song, but it is sung by an Argentine. And this piece is pretty accurate. The Dutch are a Germanic people. In many cases the Dutch were the first Europeans the natives would encounter.
This situation was still in place when large numbers of German-speakers settled in Pennsylvania, which is why their descendants and the language some of those descendants still speak are called Pennsylvania Dutch. There is no standard Dutch person. For a long time the Dutch lived in Dutch colonies, owned and regulated by the Dutch Republic, which later became part of the. This was followed by a during the late 19th and early 20th centuries that saw little help from the Dutch government which for a long time following the had a reticent and contentious relationship with the newly formed Belgium and a largely indifferent attitude towards its Dutch-speaking inhabitants and, hence, focused on pitting Flemish culture against French culture, resulting in the forming of the Flemish within Belgium, a consciousness of which can be very marked among some Dutch-speaking Belgians. At the beginning of the eighteenth century there were roughly 600 people of Dutch birth or descent residing in South Africa, and around the end of Dutch rule in 1806 the number had reached 13,360. Many immigrants removed the spacing, leading to derived names for well known people like. The Dutch have a reputation for being blunt and direct to the point of rudeness.
Dat er ook op andere gebieden weinig aanleiding is voor een gezamenlijke culturele identiteit is al door Geert Hofstede geconstateerd in zijn vermaarde boek Allemaal andersdenkenden 1991. So a Dutch passport is from the Netherlands, as that isthe country. By the time modern day Deutschland emerged in the 19th Century, the French used the Alemanni place name to refer to the general area, and the English used the Germania place name to refer to the general area. In the same study, 19% of the people claim go to church at least once a month, another 9% less than once a month, and 72% hardly ever or never. Discounting pre-1950 emigrants who would be about 85 or older , at most around 2 million people born in the Netherlands are now living outside the country. The Dutch love sprinkles on toast.