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"Zij is een belangrijke vrouw."

Translation:She is an important woman.

4 years ago

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Do we use the -e at the end of the adjective because it's "de vrouw"? What if it were a het noun... such as "een moeilijke paard"?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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That's right, the -e at the end of adjectives is used for de-words and plurals, or if the noun comes with a definite article ("de" or "het"). Since "paard" is a het-word, it would be:
"een moeilijk paard"

See here for more on Dutch adjectives.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/marius.x.u
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belangrijke looks like a word consisting of other words, is it one?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WarmFoothills

Belang is importance and rijk is rich.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Liorde95

So does it mean important and rich woman? Or just important?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NadineJGL
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I think it means "rich in importance" - so just important, not rich money-wise.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cubono
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What is the difference between woman and lady. I'm just curious.

1 year ago