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"Der Vorname"

January 3, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vidute88

When this word was first introduced, it translated as first name...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kpeglow

Strange - I accidentally recorded the English translation ("the first name"), but it still came out as correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/e98cuenc

Funny, it didn't accept the translation "The surname", but it seems that it accepts "The forename". What's the difference (in english) between surname and forename?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/davtom

Surname is your family name. Forename is the name given to you by your parents.

e.g. Joe Bloggs: Joe is the forename, Bloggs is the surname.

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