"Ik probeerde in het Nederlands te praten."

Translation:I tried to speak in Dutch.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/chinmayhej
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Is "het" necessary before "Nederlands"?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BillofKempsey
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This took me by surprise, too. Simius??

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mathso2
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Not really me - "het Engels" as a two word phrase has appeared earlier in the course.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/asdrubale88

I think yes. "Nederlands" should indicate the country. "het Nederlands" should be the language.

I'll wait for a native speaker to help us here.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BillofKempsey
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No. The country is Nederland. No S.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MariekeGro
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You could also say: ik probeerde Nederlands te praten. The "het" is not necessary then

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rekty
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I think this is how it works:

  • (Het) Nederlands = Dutch.
  • Nederland = the Nederlands.
3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/poltomin
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Are language names capitalized in Dutch?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/s.kari

Weet iemand waar ik kan Nederlandstalige boeken online kopen ? Online winkels die leveren overal?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MentalPinball
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Probeer op Ebay misschien.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Joelson00

Bij www.bol.com is het mogelijk, maar de verzending is alleen voor Belgiƫ en Nederland gratis.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tarumila
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Shouldn't talk and speak be interchangeable in this sentence?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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I would say so.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ann742552

Why isn't this correct. Not fair.

1 month ago
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