"Opwienspaard?"

Translation:On whose horse?

4 years ago

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Is wiens very used in dutch? Or can you also say: op de paard van wie?

4 years ago

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You can use Op het paard van wie?, but it's normally used to have some extra emphasis on wie and/or to express more emotion (you're surprised and have no idea who the person is whose horse will be used). I guess wiens is more common.

4 years ago

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Thanks, I'll keep it in mind! :)

4 years ago

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The Dutch region I'm from, we don't say wiens. We'd say ,,Op wie z'n paard?" I'm not sure if that's considered a coloquialism, or acceptable Nederlands.

2 years ago

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I'd say it's colloquial, but it's commonly used, so probably on its way to become standard Dutch and wiens is on its way out.

2 years ago

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Is "wiens" also used in flemish? Sorry for asking, I know it's dutch from the Netherlands that we learn here. But as a belgian, I mostly need to learn flemish. So if a flemish could help me with this one, it would be really cool. Thanks!

1 year ago
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