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"Turn left at the museum."

Translation:Sla linksaf bij het museum.

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4 years ago

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Why is "linksaf" together here? I thought "af" was part of "afslaan". Can it go both ways, or just " linksaf" as in the preferred translation?

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Reply3 years ago

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It is both possible. But the normal way to use it is 'linksaf slaan', the same as you write 'go left' as 'linksaf gaan' (you can't say 'links afgaan').

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Reply3 years ago

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Sla linksaf bij het museumje. Incorrect? We just had a lesson in those "small" words

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Reply3 years ago

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The correct 'verkleinwoord' would be 'museumpje' and translates to 'little museum'. 'Museum' just translates to 'museum'.

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Reply3 years ago

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From English to dutch. If I said a museum. As example. Can that be translated to museumpje. Or does it actually have to have the word "little" for that translation.

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Reply3 years ago

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The 'small words' are exactly that, small versions of a word. As such the specifically translate to 'little ...'. With I think one exception: 'girl' is translated to 'meisje' since that has become our default word.

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Reply3 years ago

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can "sla links bij het museum" be correct as well?

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Reply2 years ago

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No. It means 'hit (someone/something at the) left at the museum'.

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Reply2 years ago

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Can you say both "sla linksaf" and "ga linksaf" no matter if you are walking or driving? Does the type of transportation matter?

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Reply2 years ago