Dutch rule of thumb: When in doubt, add a j.
IJ is a diphthong. In handwriting it's usually written as a single letter: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IJ_(digraph)
No, ij is a digraph, a diphthong is the opposite, two vowels that are pronounced separately.
hahahahahaha, but yeah, it stands for 2 vowels sounds, and it does with the letter 'I' only, as far as i know at least, you should see it as 'IJ', not only J
Is it you all write books. How do we know whether we are talking about "You write books" or "you all are writing books"?
I keep getting hung up on this too but I'm pretty sure you can tell based on the conjugation of the verb after it.
The translation is not quite right. In English, You Write Books implies something habitual but not necessarily in the present. To indicate an action in the present, it would be You Are Writing Books.
how would you say writer?
Is schijven plural or past tense
Plural present tense.
If it isn't to much to ask can you explain what
Schrijft are in terms of tense and plural or singular
Why does this app provide a noince the en at end of words and Dutch speakers online do not?
If i want to say "You are writting a book"...How do i write that in Dutch?