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"Ik drink."

Translation:I drink.

4 years ago

34 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/NattKullav1
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The difference is "drink" use with "Ik" (I). "drinkt" use with "Jij/U/Hij/Zij/Het" (you/you formal/he/she/it/).

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Willowfae
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Would this also be 'I am drinking'? Just like in German?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lenkvist
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Yes.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Willowfae
Willowfae
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Thanks :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MoissJ.Zel
MoissJ.Zel
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Of course, Dutch is similar to Deutsch

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Darx0412
Darx0412
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I would say Dutch is mixture of German and English

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WarmFoothills

I would say that Dutch has the same root language as German and English.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/81cheney
81cheney
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Dutch is a Germanic language along with English, and German.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/coroloro

Dutch wife at hand, I asked - and you can tell from the sound- it has both German roots AND French roots. You can hear the French in some of the ways they pronounce differently than German.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WilhelmDan1
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It remembers me Old English ic drinc(e) (=ik drink[e])

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Emmett705338

remind and remember are different. remind is when SOMEONE/THING ELSE CAUSES you to remember, but to remember is independent. So, this reminds you. :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Roberto740984
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A course in old English would be great

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ArfanArdiansyah

what the difference bout drink and drinkt ?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarcosPazDuart

The conjugation... Ik drink ( first person), jij drinkt (2nd person). The verb is drinken

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Emmett705338

It's similar to how in English 'I is' is ungrammatical, just doesn't sounds right, and isn't official English. I drink but He drinks. Ik drink maar Hij drinkt

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/baukebos
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This is how to conjugate the present tense of the Dutch verb "drinken" ("to drink"):

  • "Ik drink" = "I drink"
  • "Jij drinkt" = "You drink"
  • "U drinkt" = "You drink" (formal)
  • "Hij/zij/het drinkt" = "He/she/it drinks"
  • "Wij drinken" = "We drink"
  • "Jullie drinken" = "You drink" (plural)
  • "Zij drinken" = "They drink"
2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Berkamin

I'm not sure if this is just an anomaly of the audio or if I'm actually hearing this correctly: is the r in vrouw and drink pronounced at the back of the tongue like the French r?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Turtlerider
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It depends on the region and speaker. In some areas it's the same sound as in French and in others it's a rolled r. I think the rolled r is more common though but I don't know for certain since I'm a German and not Dutch native speaker. Maybe a Dutch native speaker can clarify it.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JefDeSmedt
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I would say that the rolled r is more common in the Netherlands. In Belgium the r-sound is softer, more like the English r in "drink"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MentalPinball
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In depends: Martine Tanghe (one of the VRT newsreaders) tends to roll her r, sometimes as hard as a Spanish initial r.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ISpeakAlien
ISpeakAlien
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So close to English... Remove the K from "ik"...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Squonkalini
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Is the "k" in "ik" actually pronounced or elided due to the "d" of "drink?"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/orthohawk
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It is pronounced, but due to the voiced "d" in the next word, it's pronounced closer to "g" than "k".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Larthienn

Is there a difference between aspects here, like "i'm drinking" means i am still doing it and haven't finished yet

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MFarhanDja2

IK EAT IK DRINK

but most importantly...

IK T H I K K

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alsyaakbar
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Indonesian, right?

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cactus_clock

I have had 2 of my translation marked as incorrect which should not have been : 1. I translated "Ik drink" as I am drinking. 2. I translated "Ik eet" as I am eating. As far as I know, in English "I drink" or "I am drinking" are both correct, likewise "I eat" or "I am eating".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Squonkalini
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Yeah, you should have gotten credit.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/orthohawk
orthohawk
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I wrote "I'm drinking", so I'm guessing the course creators did the fix.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DiegoAnton799791

I'm pretty

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Emmi569889

Ik drink

1 month ago