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"Het kind keek naar de schetsen van de kunstenares."

Translation:The child looked at the artist's sketches.

11 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Shore01
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Is there any other way to convey that the artist is feminine, than referring to her as: '.... the [woman/ female / lady] artist.'? Just simply referring to: '..... the artist' does not address this.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dutchesse722
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In English the word 'artist' doesn't specify gender. In this case, the Dutch word 'kunstenares' indicates the artist is a woman.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ofred19
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Is "schetsen van de kunstenares" here intended to mean "sketches [drawn] by the artist" or "sketches in which the artist is the subject"?

Because "sketches of the artist" is currently accepted, which would imply the latter is the correct translation. I submitted "sketches by the artist", indicating the former, but that was marked as incorrect.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hoogeveen19
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It can be both this is sentence is not so clear.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MillerP.1

Kan iemand me de etymologie van dit woord "kustanares" uitleggen?

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mariusz898379
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German and Dutch "Kunst/kunst" = art (English)

der K√ľnstler = de kunstenaar, artiest

de vorm "kunstenares" is femininum (vrouwelijk)

2 months ago