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"I love the zoo."

Translation:Ik houd van de dierentuin.

July 29, 2014



Is there a different between 'ik hou van' and 'ik houd van'? Both seem to be accepted.


No. Both are correct. There is a limited amount of verbs where the -d can be omitted in the 1st person singular (glijden, houden, rijden, snijden and uitscheiden ('ophouden'), or compound words like doorrijden, ophouden en uitglijden). In (formal) written Dutch, 'ik houd' is preferred, but in spoken Dutch, 'ik hou' is usually used.

Source: https://onzetaal.nl/taaladvies/advies/hou-houd


But hou van is talk language but you should write houd van


"Ik hou van" shouldn't be correct when writing it.

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