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"Goedendag, sap."

Translation:Good day, juice.

July 16, 2014

442 Comments


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

Some sentences are supposed to make you laugh.
A dull course is merely demotivating ^_^.

And yes, I have talked to my breakfast on occassion...
What are you to do when you don't have any pets? ;)


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

I talk to the chairs when my shin keeps hitting them. ;)


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

I'm sure you don't say good day to it. I'm imagining something much coarser. ;)


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

Yep, more like "Agh, you stupid chair!" No curses from these lips. :)


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

I don't talk to my furniture... they sometimes speak to me...


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

Do they squeak? If so they might need tightening


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

This is Dutch. Not German.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LisetteCal8

more like vera**ende.. rot stool!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Flico3

I talk to my guitar


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianKoche1

As long as you don't call your guitar Lucille. There can only be one Lucille and she belongs to BB King!


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

Who does not talk to his guitar?


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

Well it worked. That came out of nowhere and made me laugh :P


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

Just wondering. Could this be a really rude form to ask for a juice as well? Haha, I thought it might mean that before your comment.


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

Good day, juice. We meet again.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sweater-strypes

"The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly theme starts playing"


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

AHAHAHHAHA that made me laugh when i imagine that moment :D


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

juice says Attack!


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

That is what I thought. Suppose your Dutch is very basic, you just arrived in Amsterdam by plane, it is the morning, the waiter is asking what you would like: "goedendag, sap". I would order somehow like that.


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

This could be a little less rude if you imagine it being an answer: - Hello, what would you like to order? - Hello, juice. But yes, probably a tourist who forgot the word "please".


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

are you trying to say the comma is supposed to indicate someone wants juice and this is NOT adressed to the juice itself?

... I'm still not convinced :

but yeah, allright.. there's quite the pause after "good day" and he makes a full stop after "sap"

now I'm disillusioned and almost dissapointed too :\ sniff :'(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NIKI633630

this is indeed less rude considering you are using it to anwer a question. Still, ''hello, juice'' is literally saying hello TO juice in almost every language. if you want to order juice in the morning you rather could say; ''goedemorgen, sap graag'' or ''goedemorgen, zou ik een sapje mogen'' or even maybe ''goedemorgen, een sapje alstublieft'' wich all means practically the same. i hope you learn something out of this :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianKoche1

After a long flight from the USA to Schiphol I finally arrive at my hotel. I quickly whisper to the man at the front desk, "Het toilet?". If it is that urgent I won't be saying a full sentence and have time for "Alstublieft en Bedankt" I'll say "heel erg bedankt" later.


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

Really funny :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tabz6

Or you could say "Goedendag, ik wil sap."


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

Or "Goedendag, sap alstublieft."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianKoche1

Sinesappel sap of appel sap?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

It could be all kind of juices, but in the Netherlands most of the time they mean orangejuice when they say 'sap'. Otherwise they would specify the kind of juice.

But it is not 'sinesappel sap' but 'sinaasappelsap' (without space and with 4 a's). It is also 'appelsap' (without space' and not 'appel sap'. In Dutch you don't use spaces if someting is one word.

In Flanders they use 'appelsiensap' instead of 'sinaasappelsap' and 'appelsien' (for the fruit) instead of 'sinaasappel.


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

Yes, you could interpret it that way. ;)


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

Dit is zo grappig haha :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JacquesT123

I was thinking that, like a very rude guy in a restaurant asking for juice hahaha


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

Not so rude if the guy wishes you a good day, no?


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

just not as talkative.. huh yeah

just like a teacher might say "form a full sentence, please"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaCa826187

I think you're right on this one. Although, the rudeness is culture-depedent. I feel bad for people who have an actual question about grammar who have to wade through dozens of people saying 'Hurr-hurr! I'm too dense to parse English or Dutch.'


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

There's no grammar here. It's not a sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

Not all communication comes in complete sentences. "Goedendag, sap" is a complete statement. School teaches us a way to communicate. It does not teach us the only way to communicate. :)


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

why say lot word when few word do trick?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianKoche1

P_Azul When I get to visit the Netherlands, I will be speaking with real people. Conversations do not always happen in complete sentences. If the all important comma wasn't there, then it would be a nonsensical bit of communication. The exception being that someone named Sap was being greeted.

But picture this. A man who is a regular morning customer at the Dutch equivalent of a diner sits down at the counter after 16 hours of flight. He looks up with a sleepy grin at Trijntje his favorite waitress. "Goedendag, sap.", he says as his sleepy eyes can barely stay open.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

P_Azul,

there are real situations in which the use of this sentence is normal.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

Yes, it could. It would be a combination of an order to get juice and a friendly 'goedendag'. It would be strange in many situations, but it is not nonsense and it can be used in some specific situations.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dwingo1990

I actually know of a guy whose nickname is "Juice". To be completely honest, I don't know his real name, lolz.


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

good lord i know someone as well whos nickname is "juice" and whom I have no idea what their real name is o.o


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MegtheEgg58

There is a kid in my class named Hugh, but in spanish class we all got "Spanish Names" and his turned out to be pronounced "oogo" which we later found out was also Spanish for "Juice".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ricgonz2006

Juice in Spanish is pronounced "hoogo," but close enough lol (Hugo and Jugo)


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

Good morning, juice. Orange you glad to be alive?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Spaceowl42

Rotfl! :-D have a lingot! happy learning! -Spaceowl42


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

Wow! Nice streak! 127 days!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lucster22

@Renee Dubuc

If you search up George, the guy with a guy with a scruffy beard for a profile picture has 500 and something day streak. I have a sixteen. Poop me.


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

Nice! And I love your profile pic! I love Spongebob!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yyx0725

This made my day! LOL


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Petrie1990

LOL! So funny! :) I do imagine it will make complete sense if there was a question mark instead of a full stop? Being Afrikaans we use it in that way, although adding a word or two more maybe. Something like "Goeie more, sap vir jou?" but if you are in a hurry it's similar to the English "Good morning. Juice?"


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

I'm pretty sure nobody would say "Good morning. Juice?" in English. It would always be "Good morning, juice please" or "could I have some juice" etc. Whether this applies to Dutch I don't know.
[2019/04/03]


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LisetteCal8

that's not the issue. she says goedendag (mumble) sap...some of their words are not clear, but in this case, its an exta syllable that sounds like hah...


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

The female voice used is often unintelligible.


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

Best answer ever, take all my lingots (jk). Regards!


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

It's always Dutch in my experience that has the weird sentences! XD


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

You talk to your wife, the laptop, obviously!! ^-^


[deactivated user]

    I wish I had breakfast to speak to :c


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

    I was about to ask if Belgians regularly talked to juice ...


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

    alphabet soup speaks back


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Isabella381354

    Yes i suppose some of them are qiute funny


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hobbit22.9

    If it was for breakfast, I would probably say 'good morning, juice' :)


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

    Masaru Emoto dixit


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

    I usually talk with characters and monsters in videogames xD


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

    My mnemonic is someone just arriving to a friend's with low blood sugar.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichaelWor9

    True, also it's good to throw in complete surprises. In regular speech weird combinations actually come up a lot.


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

    We use "good day" instead of "good morning" in Portuguese.


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

    Get pets, obviously.


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

    i assumed sap was someone's nickname, like "wassup juice?"


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bike-in-nijmegen

    Hay mr. Apple, you have a brown spot!!!


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

    That certainly made me smile. Oh yes, know what you mean. I often have a conversation with myself. At least then I have a intelligent conversation ;-D And even sometimes repremand the pot that boils over LOL!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Naylor1993

    Is this how the Dutch talk to their juice?


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

    What, you don't say hi to your breakfast?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LlamaNation01

    Hello marnevel!


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

    If you live in the US, your Rice Crispies talk to you at breakfast. You might as well be friendly with your juice.


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

    They say, "Help, we're melting. We only have five minutes left until we die..."


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

    They do in the UK too. :)


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

    And in Canada. : )


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dim-ond-dysgwr

    I believe that in the Netherlands the Krispies say Pif! Paf! Pof! (in France, Cric! Crac! Croc! -- and in Finland, Riks! Raks! Poks!).


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nordic-Cyclist

    I laughed too hard at this...


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

    And the most important question of all, do you use the formal "U" or the informal "jij" when addressing your juice? ;)


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

    I'm pretty close to my juice, so I use jij.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobGreene4

    Without being vulgar, you are letting the juice inside you. Closeness is assumed.


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

    And a goedendag to you too, brood.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/li.robert

    And you, boterham!


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

    Don't get absorbed in the melk!


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

    I thought it was saying "sup" XD


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

    I thought either that, or Saab (a car manufacturer) :s


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

    One of the most useful sentences ;)


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

    What? Doesn't everyone else start their day like this?

    ...

    I'll show myself out.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dwingo1990

    A lingot for your trouble, my good Sir!!! XD


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/grJN
    • 299

    In Soviet Russia juice answers back


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

    In Soviet Russia, the orange juice consumes you for breakfast


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sr.Stephen

    I assumed I was speaking to a waiter: "Good day, what will you have?" "Good day, juice (please)"


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

    I want to learn how to say "this juice was murdered" in Dutch.


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

    Dit sap werd vermoord.


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

    I have one question for you

    Why?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MadalinaZa6

    Duolingo: here's how you say hello to your juice. Cinnamonquill: but how do I say "this juice was murdered"?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Erven.R

    This made my day! Must tell my mom this very "essential" sentence before she goes to Netherlands.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PALewis88

    What do you do if your juice says "Goedendag" back to you?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kittyburger_9562

    Then take your medicine AFTER breakfast.


    [deactivated user]

      Good morning, juice. I love you and all of your juiciness


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/danita8705

      Ha! I played that over so many times thinking, surely they aren't saying juice?? After this I shall not second guess what I think I'm hearing so much. Thanks for the laugh, hope I find more!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Spaceowl42

      I do that same thing! I'm like "it can't be that!" And turns out it is. :-) this sentence is so funny! :-D happy learning! -Spaceowl42


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

      lol. i love the fact that Duolingo makes me laugh every now and then.


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

      this morning i was drinking orange juice and this came into my head and I laughed so much I spat it everywhere...


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

      "Type what I hear", this really threw me off, I was listening over and over. Like," is that right? I don't understand."


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

      i thought she meant "sup" like the american whatsup :P


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

      That's what I thought. I lost a bar in my commitment to that theory :[


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

      I can just imagine the scene: ME: Good day, juice. JUICE: Good day, Krinadoodle. ME: AAAAH YOU"RE NOT SUPPOSED TO TALK BACK!!


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

      Life can be scary XD


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lucster22

      I have no friends so I am going to talk to my glass of orange juice.

      Me: Good day, Juice Orange Juice: Good day, Lucisawesome. Me: How did you sleep? OJ: Good. The cat didn't drink me this time. How about you? Me: Good. Are you excited for the Patriots and Giants game tonight? OJ: Oh, you bet I am. Me: We have a test today in Dutch. OJ: Really? Me: Yeah. OJ: Poop Me: I always get stuck on one particular sentence. OJ: What sentence? Me: "Ik drinkt het sap." OJ: Oh, hee hee. Awkward silence Me: Gulp, gulp, gulp, gulp.


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

      You sir, deserve to write a Broadway musical about this


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

      I see I'm not the only one who's a bit stumped with this lol.


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

      I don't know why but I imagine this being a less than unusual conversation in Dutch.


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

      That's just what people think, because they're still half asleep when they talk to their morning juice, and thus forget about it.


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

      This made my day 10x better


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

      Is saying hello to your juice a cultural thing in the Netherlands?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/k-athleen

      please never replace this sentence


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

      Sounds like "goedendag en sap"


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

      I thought the synthesized voice was saying "essap." I'm not sure if it's the right pronunciation or not.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ok2Bwhite

      Yes, i was sure i hard an "a" or phonetic "e" sound right between "Goodendag" and "sap", so i typed "Goodendag, een sap" but turns out there is no word inbetween, maybe the TTS is to blame?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agoodell818

      I will definitely use this sentence everyday. (Im VERY close to my breakfast)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Duckies5

      . . . and good night, moon!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/a-simile

      you should be polite to your juice at all times.


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

      At ''goedendag'' the ''n'' is pronounced? I don't hear it.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/faith46

      Neither do I, I just go with how they say it and try to remember it for the next time it crops up.


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

      Were you guys stoned when you made this sentence?


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

      I expected it to accept juice, but I kept thinking there would be an alternate solution that's in more common usage.. Gahaha I was wrong.


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

      If I'm greeting my juice, why not greet the rest of my food? Goedendag brood! Maybe I should move to Holland; their breakfast rituals are mucg more interesting than American ones.


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

      Before introducing all the words with the letter G, it would really help if you would explain some of the pronunciation ahead of time. Until the pronunciation is explained a bit, hearing all those -ij combos and g pronounced like h leaves the novice with a lot of cognitive dissonance.

      Also, I have a historical linguistics question: how did Dutch end up with g having the h sound? For two adjacent letters to have the same pronunciation seems really odd to me.


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

      Well, sounds don't change in languages based on their closeness in the alphabet, as writing is secondary to spoken language.

      Short answer: it's not that strange. The sound you're hearing isn't a h, it's what might be written in English as gh. The sound typically represented by the letter g is a voiced velar stop and the sound you're hearing here is a voiced velar fricative. The main difference is that the second has less tension at the back of the mouth.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dim-ond-dysgwr

      As ataltane says, Dutch g and h are not in fact the same: in je hoed is goed (your hat is good) hoed and goed have different sounds: Dutch h is like English h; Dutch g is articulated with the same part of the tongue as English g but (not to be too technical about it) the sound is "scraped" rather than being a complete stop-and-release.


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

      I appreciate this because the words starting with G did sound like they started with H on this site.


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

      OK, this could be legitimate -

      Waiter: "Good morning, what are you drinking?" Customer: "Good morning, juice."

      ... or homeboy is talking to his juice. I'm cool with that.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

      Or the waiter is being rude, just saying "koffie of sap?" and you reply, to imply the waiter should have greeted you before asking a question "goedendag, sap".


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

      I listened to this over and over and kept thinking, "Is this lady saying, 'good day, juice."?!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alleigh25

      "Good Day, Juice," the sequel to "Good Night, Moon."


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

      Hey Juice don't make it bad, Take a sad song and make it better.,


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marco253506

      It sounded something like "Goedendag, essap" to me. What is this vowel at the beginning? or ist it a contraction of "een sap"?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ck5vWBRa

      Goedendag, sap

      is pronounced as "Goedendag eh sap" I am native Dutch and i don't understand a word they are saying.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ms.ishidam

      I hear "e" between Goedendag" and "sap". I'd anybody can hear like me? ?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ms.ishidam

      I hear "e" between "goedendag" and "sap". Does anyone hear it like me? What is this sound?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marco253506

      I can hear that, too, and I have no clue.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LisetteCal8

      soudns like goedendag hah sap.


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

      Why does the female voice say something like "ehsap" instead of "sap"? So confusing.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deadpool723

      Makes me laugh how irrelevant this sentence is! :-)


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

      Does sap have two meanings? Good day, juice just seems like an odd sentence.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/V.Devilus

      Is it hoo.den.dah or hoo.de.dah ?


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

      It is pronouned ɣujəˈdɑx


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

      here, in Belgium, i don't say "hello" to my juice, but it might be because i'm on the wallon side...


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jam-ie

      What a silly sentence


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deadpool723

      good day sandwich nice to meet you!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlueFlower123

      Good day, juice. Thank you for being tasty.


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

      This made me think of the Andrew Lobel children's book, "Goodnight, Moon". Very sweet!


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

      Ja, "Goedenacht, Maan"! ;-)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kevinrock11

      Oh, the famous Dutch sentences I've heard so much about :D


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

      Good day juice, prepare to be destroyed.


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

      I will remember to wish a good morning to my bread tomorrow.


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

      Goedendag, sap. Ik ben een appel

      I can dutch! B)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fabtastic2k17

      When you have no friends


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

      Good day juice? :D I don't think duolingo has made me laugh before!


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

      Clearly this is a quote from a conversation with OJ Simpson.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Doomification171

      Just to be clear: Dutch people aren't usually greeting their morning beverages.


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

      Good day, juice. Nice LSD trip yesterday.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tom775782

      It sounds like she's saying an extra syllable before "sap" like "en sap" but that answer is not accepted...


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

      for me it said goedendag, essap or sth and i was confused... anyone else?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

      Many people don't seem to understand the importance of the comma.

      Without a comma you are saying 'good day' to the juice. Thats a bit crazy, but also funny and with some fantasy, if you have children, if you have ever seen a Disney movie, ... you can see it is not that far-fetched.

      But there is a comma. So the 'good day' an the juice are seperated. You are not wishing a good day to the juice. You are wishing somebody a good day and you are saying/asking for a juice.

      For example:

      I enter a reception. There is a table where you can get coffee, tea or juice. I walk to the table and say to the waiter behind the desk: 'Goedendag, sap (alsjeblieft)'.

      A very normal sentence and as a native Dutch (Flemish) speaker I can guarantee that nobody would find it strange if I say that. I am pretty sure I have used that sentence in the past.


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

      When I was in Amsterdam, "Goedendag" is not popular and some friends (native Amsterdamers) taught me, "Goedemiddag" sounds good to make a difference from German... but They don't greet to the juice!!!!


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

      O, nou begrijp ik het. Ze bedoelen: Goedendag sap! You say Hi to your juice. The comma should not be there.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deadsilent80

      Truth tho.... I sat thinking no it cant be that. Waited... Listened... Typed it and was right first try. THAT MEANS IM REALLY LEARNING BEDANKT DUOLINGO!


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

      Well that made me laugh


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

      I am confused. Is it supposed to be a joke. Haha. I dont really get it.


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

      Yes, it's a joke. You're not supposed to talk to juice...


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

      What if the juice talks to you first?


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

      Sure you are! Sprinkle some humor into the morgen!


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

      This is just weird. I wonder if thats what dutch people say?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n2fole00

      It's funny because sap is another name for a chump in my local dialect.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/81cheney

      They say Top of the morning to you, cheerio in England. So why not Good day,juice?


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

      Picture some english person talking to their cereal:"cheerio, cheerios"


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

      Gosh this is great! Love this course


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

      Sounds like a bad commercial for orange juice.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/v.neoleon.17

      i thought a person was asking a juice in a rude way


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/May.k

      This is my favourite one so far Haha


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

      So it doesn't accept "g'day". Doesn't seem fair for Aussies!


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

      who in the world says good day?


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

      Always be kind to your food


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elias36

      this exemple seems completely ridiculous


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

      this sentence is an example of how i will be practicing dutch in the mornings


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

      What a very strange sentence


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

      And good morning, bread.


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

      Almost died of laughing about thais sentence which keeps haunting me xD Goedenavond sap.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MegtheEgg58

      my initial reaction to this was, "Come on! I thought I was getting good at this, but this can't be right!" turns out it was.


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

      Do dutch people usually speak to their food?


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

      I have been always thinking about this sentence as a situation in which a man enters a small grocery shop. He always takes the same sort of juice and the seller knows that very well. So he just says "goedendag" as a greeting and adds just "sap" to confirm that he will take the same thing as always. ;)


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

      Hence the introduction of the semicolon.


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

      Juice: And good day to you as well


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

      when your lonely and have no one to talk to :p


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

      I talk to my food all the time. What do you expect when you have no friends


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

      Good day, Juice. Good day, Moose. Good day, Cow jumping over the Spruce.


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

      I love these dutch sayings, ha ha


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

      Sorry, it's not a Dutch saying, it's a Duolingo saying :-)


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

      WHY IS THIS SO FUNNY


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JonathanHi892401

      I need me some of that Goedendag sap.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DevanM.Top

      Ähh, the female text-to-speech voice is pronouncing this WAY wrong. I guess it's not so bad to pronounce the "n," since some people do pronounce it here, but really? Pronouncing "sap" as the name of the letter S, and then "ap?" That's, ähh... pretty self-explanatory.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Franoise236022

      In French, we cannot say that : good day juice ! what does it mean ?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

      Well, technically you can. And it makes as little sense in French as it does in Dutch and in English :D


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LennieH1

      Sounds like "esap" : (


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Franoise236022

      what does it mean esap ?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leny.R-dR.

      Verry confused about " sap" this is a mistake we don't speak this in the Neterlands


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BrianKoche1

      Pay attention to the placement of the comma. This is an example of spoken Dutch as opposed to literary written Dutch. If there wasn't a comma the person would indeed be saying Good Morning to an unspecified container and quantity of Juice. "Good morning juice." Now, with the comma strategically inserted it is likely an English speaking tourist has just woken up. He or she is not fully awake. He or she sits down at a table or counter. The tourist catches the waiter's eye, "Goedendag, sap.". It's the best, the tourist having just arrived and jet lagged, can manage. It is enough to get started.

      For those of you who have a long flight through multiple time zones, you may actually find yourself in a very similar situation. Being jet lagged, you may very well be lucky you don't say, "Goedemorgen, Ik ben geen banaan. Ik ken een sinaasappelsap het loopt. At which point your server, like most people believes it's kinder to be direct says,"Please, enough. You are murdering my language. I speak English better than your Dutch. Please order in English."


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

      I typed "Goededag, sap." and duolingo is like "you typed in english, please type in Dutch". SO ANNOYING !!!! :( :(


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

      I typed "Goededag, sap" and duolingo is like "you tyoed in english, try again" SO ANNOYING !


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DoodleDan1

      I swear it said "het/eet sap"


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

      No need to swear. Yes, at least one speaker currently has an extra syllable between "-dag" and "sap." No, we don't know why. Please try if you can report that.


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

      That extra syllable has been there since 2016 when I took Dutch for a trip to the Flemish part of Belgium. They certainly know about it and have decided for some reason not to change it.


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

      Indeed, it has been there for a long time, and whatever the reason: It has not been resolved so far. I don't think they intentionally keep it broken, but they may need reminders to keep forwarding the problem to those who actually can do something about it.


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

      Goedenavond Es-ginger ale


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexis215160

      it sounds as though she is saying aysap


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

      Me: Opens fridge Also me: Goedendag, sap

      The juice: Ah shit here we go again


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

      for me it said goedendag, essap or something like that and i was confused... anyone else?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexis215160

      Yes me too. very confusing. There are several occasions when the audio is distorted like that.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/imdabest420

      goedendag, sap. hallo broek.


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

      Good day, Jews*??? :D


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

      Made me think of the informal English "Morning, 'tsup?"


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

      I hope I never have to say this in my life.


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

      Took me a moment to get it.

      'sup.

      Good one.


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

      have a juicy day.


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

      I thought this was some kind of saying.....


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

      This is beautiful. I love you, juice.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nordic-Cyclist

      "Good day, juice." Ummm What?


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

      This is beautiful. :D ha ha


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kuroko86

      Tomorrow I will great my oatmeal :)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kuroko86

      Tomorrow I will greet my oatmeal :)


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

      Why are both "Hello" and "Good day" accepted for "Goedendag", but not "bye"? "Good day" in English only means "goodbye", and never "hello". If "Goedendag" only means "hello" and not "goodbye", then "good day" should not be listed as a possible translation of "goedendag"


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

      Native English speaker here. Good Day can be used for both hello and goodbye. Granted it's a bit more formal as hello and used much more rarely than it used to be. Think of Jane Austen for usage: "Good day, sir. Lovely weather we're having."


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

      Good day is a generally greeting in English. We did used to use this as a polite hello but has now fallen out of common use. It is technically correct.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

      This is Dutch, not English. So, maybe the Dutch don't use "good day" for both greeting and farewell like it is in English. I'm not saying this for certain, as I'm new to the language. But, it's good to keep in mind that phrases don't always carry identical function from language to language. :)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

      I say "goedemorgen", "goedemiddag" and "goedenavond" for hello-greetings and "fijne dag verder" and "fijne avond verder" as bye-greetings.

      I find "goedendag" a bit formal, so I don't use that one. Some people use "dag" as hello-greeting, but for me it has a strong meaning as bye-greeting. For hello I use "hoi" or "hallo" and for bye I use "doei" or "dag".


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

      Just started the course and I'm already in love with it. oh my


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chinny98

      To me its more like when you meet up with someone maybe the person came to visit and you want to offer the person
      Somefin and you are like good day, juice? Making a gesture towards a glass of juice. Lol


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mfang3901

      I love saying good day to my food


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

      I think this sentence was thought more in a "answer" kind of way (to the question, Hello, what do you want to drink?)... nevertheless, it is weird!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ghakj-chan

      Good day, juice. How are you, juice?


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

      Good day juice, how do you do?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/191201CF

      Hoe Gaat Het, Sap?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jemolotrab86

      Come ooooooooon. What's with the juice here :D I mean, i understood the word but thought there was no way in hell it was JUICE really :D


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

      Omg, this is the sacond time that that sentence was used.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Only1EmmaPeel

      is this a greeting to the waiter/waitress?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ceniza.Uf

      Juice suppose to be a name? Doesnt make sense lol


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

      Am I the only one who thinks they meant "Good morning, jews"?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tom-U

      For example, I wrote an answer: "Good afternoon, juice". It showed that I made a mistake and by correct answer there was given a notice: "For good afternoon, the Dutch greeting "goedenmiddag" is more appropriate|". Did creators make a mistake on this explanation, because in lesson "goedenmiddag" is written as "goedemiddag", but now it is explained as "goedeNmiddag". Who can explain, how the heck to understand all this? :)


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

      Curiously, Dutch went from a period where most sensible spellings were allowed as variations, to one that allowed only the standard spelling, to now where even the standard may have been changed without allowing variations. Probably, once enough teachers have been forced into forcing enough pupils to follow the current rules, the previously correct forms will die out, regardless of which rules are superior.

      At < https://woordenlijst.org > you'll find the currently taught rule is "goedemiddag".


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

      Goodnite icebox, goodnite orange juice, goodnite cereal


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cesca82

      is this normal?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ba333

      Good day, cereal. Good day, melk. Good day, brood. Good day, sap. Everyone talks to their breakfast,right? Might as well be polite to it. You are eating ( and therefore killing it) it after all.


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

      Waiter: "Hello! What can I get started for you?"

      Me: Good day, juice.


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

      What a surprising sentence


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ashleigh891365

      This sentence does not make sence


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

      this makes no sense...


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crystall614

      Fijnedag, melk..


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

      And "goedenacht, maan," too. XD


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vrouw5

      I talk to myself all the time because I like to hear myself talking... :-) (kidding)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eleni32

      Good day, juice!!! Lool


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

      What the heck is a lool?


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

      Obnoxious form of lol.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/luty23

      Ahaha, oh man


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eleni32

      Oh hey juice, how's your day going? Too bad: you won't hear my answer 'cause you're going straight down this throat!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Josiah293

      Loool. Made me smile


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lingoDuo7

      116 comments now?


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

      Maybe a regular customer, late, zooming through her local coffee shop, where the staff knows it's gonna either be coffee or oj? And she usually is very polite and tips well!?! Glad I'm not the only one who thought this one was a bit weird.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Scorcher66

      You aren't talking to a juice in this one. You went into a bar and said: Good day, juice. Like: good day friend, please give me one juice, but only simplier said


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

      Sigh. Do you have to burst my bubble?


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

      Mijn "Goedendag sap" is bier


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

      And a fine day it is, too!


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

      Goedendag, sap! Hoe gaat het? XD I didnt know that we can talk with some juice XD


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

      Hallo mijn brood, goedendag sap.


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

      when you realise you have no friends and you pass a glass of juice and silently whisper "good day, juice" and slowly walk away...


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

      It's really interesting to read the comments to a senseless sentence XD


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

      I often say hello to a cup of coffee :)


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

      Life skills right here


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

      What is that phrase mean? Is it some kind of joke? Im soo clueless:(


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

      And to you too, human.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Harry_Osborn2004

      Who says that to their beverage?


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

      why i do, don't you?


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

      I know this is a sentence that one could use in real life. But it's rare, weird and most likely will confuse beginners like me.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Isabella647027

      good day juice?! soooo funny


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/H.Wisso

      Id this sentence used when ordering or if you told this to your Juice's glass at the morning?? hhhh


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoseDaniel418875

      ...And the juice says, good morning to you too.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cecilia798621

      This needs to make sense. Im naming my firstborn sap. Good day, sap


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLBojHZ9CQ

      And when am I going to say this? I worked for the Dutch & they would consider this not very practical or funny. I do not either maybe that is why they gave me a Dutch sea papers, i do not know.


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

      Never! It's the most idiotic sentence i've ever seen in my life. So don't worry, you aren't going to use this sentence in real life.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/anna.smits

      What does this even mean? Strange sentence.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/julianagir709482

      Please tell me in what context I would use this in a sentence in the Netherlands


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

      When you're joking. It's not supposed to be useful, it's just a fun little template.
      [2019/04/03]


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/danny7866

      Good day. Pickle


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maddie396049

      Because I'll need to know how to say this!.....


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

      Laugh now, but you'll be glad when you are in Amsterdam and your juice starts a conversation. The alternative is to ignore it and that's rude.


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

      "Goedendag, juice" he said to me, winking.

      "Pardon, Ik ben een apple." I replied and jumped off a cliff.

      Duolingo made my day today.


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

      And here I thought only the Esperanto course had strange phrases.


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

      Of course not. Have you seen the Langfocus video on YT about Duolingo being the devil?


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

      Because your daily glass of orange has feelings too


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

      A little bit direct, but I can work with that...


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

      Is this a cool Dutch pick up line?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

      Not yet, maybe you can make it work ;-)


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

      Oh, juice! He's my greatest friend, he's more friendly than most people lol


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Francois317434

      English is not my main language . I thought that "Good day" was used for "Good bye", like "have a good day". Am I right? "Goedendag" seems to be more like "Guten Tag" in german.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chloe932985

      It's a question, saying good day, juice?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jack484289

      Sooooo FUNNY. LOL!!!!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jack484289

      Its kinda funny


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/steph.mar

      Well I will need this kind of sentence when I get drunk!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mariska226396

      I often talk to my juice lol


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

      I only talk to my juice when it runs out. Then I scream at it. :(


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

      I almost choked on my food


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

      The new pet name for your loved one! Because who need sugar and pumpkin when there's... drumroll ... juice!


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

      Ik ben een sinaasappel, squeezzz meee


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

      Soo, it tells me the correct answer for this is 'good morning', and 'good afternoon' is a wrong one.


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

      Yes, that seems correct.


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

      Muy mal esta frase.


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

      I thought I misheard and listened several times. I thought the guy was calling his daughter a pet name. Lol


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

      Yes. Good Day To You.


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

      Good day my little sweet juice


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jack484289

      I heard a bird saying "go eat your couch".LOL


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

      does "sap" mean something else in Dutch?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chelsey339220

      Its always very polite to talk to the things your about to snack on!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

      Hi Chelsey, please remember that volunteers have to clean the forums and there are over 300,000,000 users on Duolingo. When people leave casual comments that aren't asking a question related to the sentence or answer it, it creates clutter. When everyone does that, it consumes thousands of volunteer hours a year. Here are some Tips for using the Sentence Discussions. Thanks!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chelsey339220

      Thanks for telling me!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

      No prob! After posting this, I realized this whole sentence discussion was full of casual comments. It can certainly be confusing how to use the SDs when they get cluttered. I can see how you got the wrong impression. The desktop website has a discussion forum that, while still for discussing language, is not nearly as constrained as the SDs. https://forum.duolingo.com/ :)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CaioHenriq513083

      Is it common to speak with the breakfast items in The Netherlands? : I


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

      Good day juice :)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Evan412784

      I love this website


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/deanna803801

      lolololololololololololololololololololololololol


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ben162690

      Niet te verstaan


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mark872180

      Good day , juice ? Should b good day a juice ? Both correct surely


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LisetteCal8

      een doesnt sound like hey/eh/ het..


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dori598758

      Doesn't it say:"goedendag, het sap"? It seems like there is something before "sap". Thanks


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LisetteCal8

      that could be! these people dont speak clearly! "i gave you one job". literally FFS.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Scott308000

      I have always wanted to know what to say should I have to leave my juice in Holland. Knowledge is power.


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

      Good day to you cookies as well


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Francois317434

      is she spanish? We can hear "goedendag esap"


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LisetteCal8

      Regardless of how stupid the sentence is.. you shouldnt say "goedendag, he sap".These freakin voice overs should be correctly maintained and checked.


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

      Gelukkig nieuwjaar sap!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hanna.by

      Marihuana, good day! :D


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hanna.by

      Marihuana, good day to you!


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

      The pronounciation is incorrect. My Dutch boyfriend does not understand the 'sap' part


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aj150404

      I thought it was "Goeden dag, Essap." As in there was someone named Essap. The pronunciation is bad


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulHoekst1

      Really? Goedendag en sap is not goedendag comma sap. I did not find out what it sbould be until i typed in 'stupid software'.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SarahMcQua6

      Why does it say Good Day Juice? It sounds like 'Goedendag "en" sap?'


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Octavia1998

      Just wondering if it addressing the juice or asking for one.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jamie170766

      The lady says 'goededag en sap' So why ' goededag, sap'


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jamie170766

      The lady says 'Goedendag en sap' So why is the correct answer 'Good day sap' ?


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jamie170766

      This is ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Franoise236022

      si vous comprenez le français, je pense qu'ils veulent dire : bonjour santé !


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paige285636

      It clearly says het sap.


      [deactivated user]

        I've gone out to find myself. If you see me before I return keep me there. I want to have a discussion with me, myself and I.


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

        Juice: u too, bro.


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

        Yeah learning apps are so much fun! Even if you don't learn that much from them! Lolz!


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Retha196074

        What is between goedendag and sap??? Theres a sound


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rudi617457

        good day juice! Really! And why does sap sound like Ess up? A new language?


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

        Fix the audio! It currently says "goedendag, ey sap."


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

        Prononciation problem with "sap"


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndreaSira3

        The record says Goedendag en sap, rather than goedendag, sap


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

        All the downvoted comments can be described with this: r/whoooooooosh


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

        Goedendag, sap. Ik ben appel.


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

        What the heck is this?


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LeFant0meCach3

        Good Morning coffee, good morning eggs...


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Giancarlo633736

        I think this sentence was included to push socializing, both for the deep meaning and the fantomatic "het" (or een?) in front of sap :-)


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chloe938025

        to me the voice said "goedendag, eh-sap" so I was really unsure what to put and put 'een sap' even though it didn't sound like they'd said "een"


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yuush.z80

        it really sounds like "goedemorgen, een sap"


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yuush.z80

        it really sounds like there's something before "sap" like "een sap" Very misleading audio


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MGunnarsen2002

        is it me, or is there a random /ɛ/ at the start of "sap" in the audio file?


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

        Ok so I'm confused. Does "good afternoon" and "good day" have different meanings in Dutch? Good afternoon is more commonly used in English and yet it did not count as correct even though it was fine before. What am I missing?


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

        "Goedendag" sounds a bit oldfashioned, outdated, formal. It's more common to either say "goedemorgen" or "goedemiddag" (of course: depending on the time).


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

        I understand it's important to keep education fun... but sentences like this, that no one would ever say, don't seem constructive to me. The 45 other people that "downvoted" this sentence seem to agree.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        I already explained that there are perfectly normal circumstances in wich this sentence can be used. Those 45 other people don't understand.


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

        "Type what you hear" I hear "Goedendag sap" So I type Good day juice.. Half way through writing this i realise i need to type in dutch not english. I give up...


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

        Can duolingo please fix the "type in dutch not english." I type goededak sap and it kept telling me i typed in English.


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

        Is this how the Dutch order Juice at the Restaurant?


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

        Is this how the Dutch order Juice at the Restaurant?


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        Not in a restaurant (too much choice). But it is possible at a reception where the waiter offers someone the choice between sparkling wine and juice. Ok in a household where a parent offers two different drinks with the meal (one being juice).

        People who say this is an unrealistic phrase are wrong.


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

        Willen jullie werkelijk dat mensen dit als een zin leren?


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        Yes, and I (and others) already explained why it is a normal sentence and good to learn.


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

        Met alle respect, meneer VanHoof, als geboren Nederlandse vind ik het een nogal hufterige manier van communiceren en daarom niet normaal, noch aanbevelingswaardig als oefenzin. Ik begrijp dat u het niet met mij eens bent. Dat is prima. Maar misschien is het goed om u uit te leggen dat om reden van dit soort van taalgebruik buitenlanders (o.a. mijn man) Nederlanders vaak nogal lomp vinden. Misschien hebben die andere 45 studenten het niet zo slecht begrepen als u denkt/dacht.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        Heb je de inspanning gedaan om mijn voorgaande reacties te lezen?

        Intonatie, context, ... zijn belangrijk. Maar ik ken omstandigheden waar ik perfect 'goedendag, sap' kan gebruiken zonder hufterig over te komen.

        Standaard zou ik die zin niet gebruiken. Maar waarom begrijpen mensen niet dat een taal leren zoveel meer is dan het leren van wat standaard zinnen. Ik begrijp echt niet waarom sommige mensen zo zwaar aan deze zin tillen. Een zin waarvan de meeste mensen blijkbaar onmiddellijk begrijpen dat deze niet standaard is.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lena404658

        Imagine two people with different duolingo levels of Dutch meeting. Person A: "Goedemorgen, wilt u een ei bij uw ontbijt?" Person B: "Goedendag, sap."


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

        It's just confusing, I thought I was doing something wrong, I looked at sap and immediately thought juice but didn't stick with it because I thought it didn't make sense.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        Sentences that don't make sence can still be a good way to help to learn a languace. But some people (including myself) have explained why this sentence does make sense.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gina474

        "Good day, juice"


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

        I guess somebody greets OJ Simpson here


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

        I don't hear the -n in "goedendag" very distinctly. Is it just kind of elided/left out after most vowels?


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        Most people will not pronounce the 'n' in 'goedendag'. They say: 'goededag'. Even 'goeiedag' is a 'normal' prononciation.

        But goedendag is a much less used then 'goedemorgen', 'goedemiddag', 'goedenavond' and 'goedenacht'. The n in goedenavond is also not pronounced by many people.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

        I completely agree, but I would like to add that "goedendag" with a distinct pronounciation of the 'n' sounds Flemish to me. So most people in the Netherlands will not pronounce the 'n'.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        I'm Flemish and flemish/belgian Dutch and live in Flanders (already 47 years).

        Also in Flanders the 'n' in goedendag is not pronounced most of the time.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

        Thanks for correcting my stereotype :-)


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VanHoof666

        Graag gedaan You're welcome De rien Værsågod


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

        I dont talk about my juice like that lol


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elena249474

        Wasn't goededag translated elsewhere as good afternoon since good day is not very common in English (except in places like NZ)? But good afternoon is not accepted here.


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susan757976

        In Dutch it's (also) more common to say "goedemorgen" or "goedemiddag" than to say "goedendag". But it's better to stick to the more literal translation. "Goedendag" can be used in the afternoon, but it can also be used in the morning and then 'good afternoon' is incorrect.


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

        I actually really like that they include half nonsense sentences in these courses, it helps me see the new words as /words/ instead of just sounds so i can recognise when something is off

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