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"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..


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

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


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

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


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.


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

could you say 'Dat is mijn kind?'


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

oh..ok..thankyou ! :)


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

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


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.


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?


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

Somewhere in between the English and the German v.


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

How do we say "Sweet Child of Mine" in Dutch?

Het lekkere kind van mij?


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

Lief kind van mij


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaulaSol14

how to know when to use VAN and when not to use it?


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

I don't understand why I can't use "het kind is mijn". Is it beacause it' a person? Can I say " het boek is mijn"?


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

Deutschsprechende oder Deutschverstehende hier? Kann dieser Satz als "Das Kind ist von mir" übersetzt werden, z.B. wenn die Vaterschaftsverhältnisse unklar sind und dann ein Mann erklärt, das Kind sei von ihm?

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