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"I am the bear."

Translation:Ik ben de beer.

July 25, 2014

30 Comments


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

ʅʕ•ᴥ•ʔʃ

Ik ben de beer

De beer is me

ʅʕ•ᴥ•ʔʃ


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

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

Nee, de beer is mij! Jij bent een banaan. :‑J

(But that bear emoticon is awesome! I have not seen that before!)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daisy.u3u

ik ook ʕ ꈍᴥꈍʔ


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

So, I'm a bear, an apple, AND a banana...

Fear me! For I am the Fruit Bear!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/luminary23

Like a gummy bear? Om nom nom~


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

"nee, u bent de appel!"


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

I am the walrus... no more.


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

This sentence sounds like something that might be overheard at the gay bar. Is there also the same slang for bear as a hariy gay man in the Netherlands?


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

Not that I know of, but I have to admit I'm not very familiar with slang used within the LGBTQ+ community. It's quite possible :)


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

I just found out I was a bird and not a fruit after all, and now this!


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

I am Banaanbeerappel, Manbearpig's Dutch cousin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mayt669

And I am the walrus


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

Algie met a bear. The bear was bulgy. The bulge was Algie.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GregDeHaas1

Not sure how to differentiate between the sound of 'het bier' and 'de beer' .

Any advice?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/xMerrie
  • Beer: /bɪːr/ The 'ee' sounds like the 'i' from 'ik'. (In Flanders and the Southern parts of the Netherlands it's pronounced as: /beːr/ The 'ee' sounds like 'ee' from 'eet'.)
  • Bier: /bir/ The 'ie' sounds like the 'ie' from 'vier'.

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GregDeHaas1

Thanks. On a different note, my father is dutch and disagrees on the way the speaker says 'eet'. But then it's also possible he's been in South Africa too long :)


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

The speaker of Duo? I agree with your father, it sounds a bit odd in my opinion.. :P


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

Ik ben de eggman Ik ben de eggman Ik ben de walrus Goo goo goo joo


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liorde95

This sentnce relates to a specific bear?


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

Probly the bear that drinks all rhe beer in the spanish course XD


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kristi.har

Just leave me alone until I get my coffee.


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

I am the Eggman. We are the Eggmen. IK BEN DE BEER!

CU CU CUCHOO!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matthew330918

Ben ik een appel, en banaan, of de beer? Welke is het?


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

Anyone else getting flashbacks to that terrifying Teletubbies episode?


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

thank you for this incredibly valuable input. truly a masterfully crafted comment. 10/10 would read again.


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

Hmmm, I thought you're an apple...


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

Is this boris bäcker?

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