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"Does he have a dog?"

Translation:Heeft hij een hond?

August 2, 2014



Is 'Doet hij heeft een hond?' not also valid?


No, different languages work differently. The use of the verb to do in questions in English is something unique.


That "do" used in English so often is derived from ancient Celtic and made its way into our language at its earliest days when it was brought over to England. Surprisingly English has not adopted many things from its Celtic neighbors but that is one thing. That specific phenomenon is seen in Welsh if you've ever studied or looked into it.

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