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"I have boys."

Translation:Ich habe Jungen.

January 26, 2013

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Is there a difference between Jungs and Jungen?


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

What about "ich habe Söhne"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Legostrike3

i have sons is different then i have boys


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Actually in this context, I would think that "Ich habe Söhne" is perfectly fine. There is no difference between saying "I have sons" and "I have boys".

If anything, "I have boys" sounds a little odd. I could only think of that working as a response to someone else saying "I have daughters/girls" or to the question "Do you have children/boys/sons/girls/daughters?". And even then, a more logical response might be "I have one boy" or "I have two/three/etc. boys"

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