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  5. "The cow drinks water."

"The cow drinks water."

Translation:De koe drinkt water.

July 30, 2014



Why is "Het" not right here, but it was right for Het rabbit

July 30, 2014


In Dutch words have gender and some animal words are neutral which require "het", while others are feminine or masculine which require "de", but lucky us, the plural takes "de" for all of them. The best thing to do is to memorize the words with their article. In German, there are three articles, one for each gender, so this is slightly easier. Read these links for more information and some word endings do give a clue, plus the last is a translating dictionary: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/3732938 http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=NounsAndArticles.04 http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=NounsAndArticles.05 http://webtranslation.paralink.com/translator/default.asp

August 4, 2014


it is de koe

March 12, 2016


I dont understand when i must use het or de

April 3, 2018


I thought they were drinking milk

August 11, 2015


Just like how you thought you put toast in a toaster? :P

September 6, 2015


Can qnyone tell me the difference between 'drinkt', 'drinken' or any other way to say the word drink

April 25, 2016


Have a look at the conjugation: http://en.bab.la/conjugation/dutch/drinken

April 25, 2016
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