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"Hij is een Spanjaard."

Translation:He is a Spaniard.

July 11, 2016

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

....and works in the schotyard.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alexandra692268

has anyone ever used this word in English? i do not know anyone using this word:(


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

Same story. I have never ever heard the word "Spaniard" in my entire life.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hieronymus_1

It's actually incorrect to call someone from Spain, spanish. They speak Castilian, and a host of other languages, and from a broad standpoint you can say their culture is spanish- but the people themselves are Spaniards.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Peter415737

Is it just me or would uk english users say "he is spanish". I'm sure i never use an indefinite article for nationality. It sounds odd eg "he is an english"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hieronymus_1

It's actually incorrect to call someone from Spain, spanish. They speak Castilian, and a host of other languages, and from a broad standpoint you can say their culture is spanish- but the people themselves are Spaniards.


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

Ik ben een Spanjaard!

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