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"He works in the laboratory."

Translation:Hij werkt in het laboratorium.

2 years ago

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do all words that are borrowed from latin take het?

2 years ago

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No, simple example, collega is borrowed from Latin - de collega - the colleague.

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thnxs, just sth I was wondering :)

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I've been thinking further about this, and I was wondering if it could be that all words borrowed from Latin that do not refer to people take het.

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No, e.g. de catalogus.

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thnx again, you're so patient! :) I'm giving you a lingot as a "thank you" gift :)

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