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"You do not have an apple."

Translation:Je hebt geen appel.

7 months ago

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AdamMurphy11

Not "je hebt een appel niet" too?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JelenaWint

Geen is used to negate a noun that, if not negated, would be preceded by een. You can say that geen translates to ‘not a’.

Geen is also used if the noun is not preceded by any article, like some plural and uncountable nouns.

Niet is essentially used in all other situations

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Oliver967912

Thought the same

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Oliver967912

I feel like that should translate to "You have no apple"

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/davidolson22
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You have no apples. In english you use the plural form of the verb with a count of zero.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/knupl
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Why "u"?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sebastian2246

u is a formal version of you

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/davidolson22
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Je is you

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DouglasSam964891

I tried "Jullie" instead of Je. Why is that wrong?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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It's not, as long as you use the correct verb conjugation.

1 month ago