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"The men eat fruit."

Translation:De mannen eten fruit.

July 19, 2014

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

what is the difference between fruit and vrucht?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/db93D

An apple is "fruit". "fruit" is a word for all edible "vruchten" because there are also "vruchten" which contain poison.


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

Fruit refers to food, whereas vrucht is more of a botanical term (although still commonly used).


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

In a similar way, would we say that a tomato/eggplant/cucumber/etc is a "vrucht" but not a "fruit"?

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