Dutch for Beginners: Body

The following words are used to talk about the human body in Dutch:

Lichaam (*) Body
Hoofd (*) Head
Voorhoofd (*) Forehead
Gezicht (*) Face
Haar (*), haren Hair, hairs
Oog (*), ogen Eye, eyes
Neus Nose
Mond Mouth
Tand Tooth
Kies, kiezen Molar, molars
Oor (*), oren Ear, ears
   
Arm Arm
Elleboog Elbow
Schouder Shoulder
Hand Hand
Vinger Finger
Nagel Nail
   
Been (*) Leg
Heup Hip
Knie Knee
Voet Foot
Teen, tenen Toe, toes
   
Orgaan (*) Organ
Hart (*) Heart
Long Lung
Nier Kidney
Lever Liver
Huid Skin
Maag Stomach
   
Gezondheid Health
Gezond Healthy
Ziek Ill
Gewond Wounded

NOTE: The definite article for singular nouns marked (*) is "het" (e.g., "het lichaam" = "the body"); the definite article for all other singular nouns is "de" (e.g., "de neus" = "the nose").

The definite article for plural nouns is always "de".