"Bye!"

Translation:Doei!

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/grammr
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Seems like the word with the capital will always be correct.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NohTaebin
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Are there certain situations that are more appropriate for "dag" or "doei" when bidding farewell?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaulineStinson
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Many older people regard doei as ill-mannered. I would stick to dag if you don't know the person you're talking to

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Trang.
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They are interchangeable, but only dag also means hello

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuzanElise
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I would see 'doei' is a bit informal, you (at least I) wouldn't say it when bidding, for example, the king/queen farewell.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AllstonTollcross

Is 'doei' used in Belgium or not?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Common-Wealth
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I never heard doei used in Belgium. In Belgium its more accustomed to just say Dag.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MollyTaylo890465

Isn't "tot ziens" "bye" as well? Are they trying to differentiate between formal and informal?

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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Tot ziens is accepted

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Yurell
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I recently got this in a 'choose the correct answer' where both 'doei' and 'tot ziens' were present, but you could only select one; if you selected 'tot ziens' it was marked as wrong, and only 'doei' was marked as correct.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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Take a screenshot, upload it somewhere and post the link here. That's the only way we can see if there's something wrong.

1 week ago
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