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What's the relationship between Dutch and German?

Now that I'm just a beginner learning these two languages, I just found that the greeting phrases are really similar in both spelling and pronunciation, such as "Goten Morgen" in German and "Goede Morgen" in Dutch, "Danke" and " Dank u". They seem like having a closer link than German and English, I just guess.

For learning: Dutch
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    In terms of phonology, German is closer to English than it is to Dutch. While Dutch, on the other hand, is grammatically more similar to English than German is.

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