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"Haar naam is Saskia."

Translation:Her name is Saskia.

July 21, 2014

23 Comments


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

This sentence reminds us that Duolingo devs are human too.


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

What is Saskia? Is it just someone's name?


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

It is. Apparently the developers of the course added names of their loved ones.


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

Rembrandts beloved wife's name was Saskia. A celebrity!?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LuciaLucertola99

Saskia is a common Dutch name for women, yes.


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

It's also very common here in Indonesia.


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

That's interesting as I think it is Latin for "woman from Saxony" (=part of Germany).


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

Makes sense, considering colony.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Peon25

Saskia en Roos en Willem


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

Are Saskia and Roos popular names currently? I read a book where the girls name was Saskia, but it was set in the 1970s.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bas5555

They're common, yes.


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    Oo, names! Are these new for Dutch? I've always thought the lessons could use some generic names since so many sentences work much better with specific people.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/summ1t

    I quite like the name.


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

    Saskia Vander Heilen is geen mijn vriend >:(


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mano.M

    So i get a wrong answer for misspelling Saskia. great !!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Remi1771

    Saskia = Sasha?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cattymeow1090

    Not always though. One of my friends, whose first language is English, is called Saskia, not Sasha


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cattymeow1090

    Ja mijn vriend heet Saskia


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

    Saskia Reeves was beautiful in that film with Clive Owen (I forget the name)


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

    Saskia is de frenemy van Nartia

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