"Tamer is from Holland."

Translation:تامِر مِن هولَنْدا.

July 1, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/Christoph55835

Holland is a region within the country. The state itself however is called "The Netherlands" in English.

July 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/StevenWest12

Does "هولَنْدا" refer to the region or the country?

July 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Christoph55835

In Arabic it refers to the country. However, in English the correct translation should be The Netherlands.

July 6, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/qOnGIB4v

Hi, in French language we can use both "Hollande" (pronounced Holland) and "Pays-bas" to refer to the country. Interesting isn't it ?

July 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Christoph55835

Le mot "Hollande" est souvent employé pour désigner les Pays-Bas en langue parlée (même chose en anglais et en allemand). Tu peux l'utiliser, mais cela reste incorrect - même en français.

Même chose avec "Royaume-Uni" et "Angleterre": "Angleterre" est souvent (mais faussement) employé pour désigner le "Royaume-Uni".

July 20, 2019
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