Dutch for Beginners: House

The following words are used to talk about your house in Dutch:

Huis (*) House
Thuis At home
Kamer Room
Woonkamer Living room
Eetkamer Dining room
Slaapkamer Bedroom
Keuken Kitchen
Badkamer Bathroom
W.C., toilet (*) W.C., toilet
Tuin Garden; yard
Kelder Cellar
Zolder Attic
Schuur Shed
Etage, verdieping Floor
   
Dak (*) Roof
Muur Wall
Deur Door
Raam (*) Window
Schoorsteen Chimney
   
Meubels Furniture
Bed (*) Bed
Bank Couch
Stoel Chair
Tafel Table
Kast Cupboard
La, lade Drawer
Gordijn (*) Curtain
Kleed (*) Rug
Tapijt (*) Carpet
Spiegel Mirror
Schilderij Painting
Lamp Lamp
   
Koelkast Refrigerator
Stofzuiger Vacuum cleaner
Fornuis (*) Furnace

NOTE: The definite article for singular nouns marked (*) is "het" (e.g., "het huis" = "the house"); the definite article for all other singular nouns is "de" (e.g., "de kamer" = "the room").

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