How do I search for images?
Fill in a Dutch word in the visual dictionary. Click on the Zoek button (search button). A picture is shown when the item is included in the dictionary.
How do I browse folders?
Go to the main page of the dictionary. Click on a folder. In the voedsel (food) folder you'll find images and folders, like the folder fruit (fruit) and the folder groente (vegetables).
How do I find the folder of a picture?
On every line, the folder's name is shown at the right, next to the symbol. The folder of appel is fruit.
How can I find all folders a picture belongs to?
Search for appel. Click on on the same line, after the word fruit. Fruit is part of the voedsel folder. Click on , after the word voedsel, to view the content of the voedsel folder.
Do I have to fill in all characters of a word?
No. If you search for ui, you will find ui and beschuit.
What kind of images are shown?
Pictures of visible things, like snow and rain. Pictures of cold and wet are not included.
How do I search for abstract concepts?
Search for koud (cold) to find koude voorwerpen (cold things). Then you'll find sneeuw (snow), because koud is a keyword of sneeuw. Other keywords of sneeuw are water (water) and neerslag (precipitation).
Do I have to spell a word correctly?
If you are unsure about the spelling, leave out that letter, and replace it by %. Search for vra%wagen to find vrachtwagen (truck).
Search for s%ip
The % is replaced automatically by a series of characters, or 0 characters. You'll find schip, stippellijn, etc.
Search for t_uw
The _ is replaced automatically by 1 or 0 characters. You'll find touw and Litouwen. Use _ if you're unsure about one single letter.