"Het kind is van mij."

Translation:The child is mine.

July 27, 2014

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

I feel like this could almost be a michael jackson reference..

June 29, 2015

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

I came for the same... Het meisje is van mij OR het meisje is mijn OR both?

September 5, 2019

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

Can we also say "het kind is mijn" for "the child is mine". ?

May 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK

No, you could use "het kind is het mijne" as an alternative. Though van mij is more commonly used.

May 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luc124939

could you say 'Dat is mijn kind?'

April 3, 2019

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

Yes you can :)

April 8, 2019

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

oh..ok..thankyou ! :)

May 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/salems24

why 'van mij' rather than 'mijn'? I was under the impression that 'mij' meant 'me' :S

July 8, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/huck001

'Van mij' is another way of saying 'mijn'. 'Van mij' could be literally translated as from me. Check out the tips under the lessons.

July 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RileyR24

Anyone know how is the v pronounced in Dutch? Is it the same as a German v, like the English f?

May 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK

Somewhere in between the English and the German v.

May 30, 2016
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