"Is een kers een bes?"

Translation:Is a cherry a berry?

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AdamDurden

Why is this not "Is een kers bes?". I think I remember a similar sentence in this section saying "Is een koekje gebak?"

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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"Gebak" is a mass noun in Dutch, so it doesn't need an article. That's not true for "de bes".

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdamDurden

In that case, would I be correct saying, "Is een kers fruit"?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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Yes, that's right.

6 months ago
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