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"Language" Dialect Tip by ATLC

Dialect, Maastricht: 11 reviews and 10 photos

Even a Dutch speaking person might feel a complete foreigner in this city.

Very often I have to ask to repeat something.

Mestreechs pronunciation is different and the dialect consists of not only different words but also German and French. The lilt and tempo of the spoken language is charming but difficult to understand for the "northener".
Because it is a border town, there are various variations.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 2, 2002
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