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Dezelfde en Hetzelfde?

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Very quick question. I am currently doing the Demonstrative Pronouns skill, and I just completed the third lesson, which has dezelfde and hetzelfde in it.

I saw both dezelfde and hetzelfde being used as the same. I can't quite distinguish a difference between the two. Can anyone please explain this to me? I would really appreciate it!

Dank je wel!

4 years ago

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AlexisLinguist
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Looks like it's dezelfde for de- words and hetzelfde for het- words: Link.

4 years ago

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AlsEenPoffertje
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I should have seen that... It's too late to be doing this. o

4 years ago

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AlexisLinguist
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Prime example of "too late-ness". ;)

4 years ago

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AlsEenPoffertje
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Exactly. Another example is that I can hardly type correctly. Like my grammar is just awful... It seems that learning some Dutch has gotten me tired enough to sleep (which is odd because it's quite entertaining). Ugh... I'm going to wake up so late and that's going to take away from precious learning time.

4 years ago

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AlexisLinguist
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Dutch can do that to ya. :)

4 years ago

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No worries. It was morning in the Netherlands. ;)

4 years ago
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