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"She is my mom."

Translation:Zij is mijn ma.

4 years ago

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/SrMarien
SrMarien
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Ma and moeder are not interchangeable (where i live at least). You can call your own mother ma when directing her, not when speaking to others.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JackStorey
JackStorey
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"Zij is mijn moeder" means exactly the same - surely mom and mother are synonyms? D:

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vam1980
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Just as 'mom' is short for 'mother', 'ma' is short for 'moeder'. Duo is looking for the short form here.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JackStorey
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I still think it should be interchangeable, 'mom' isn't universally used, e.g. not in the UK.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/amuzulo
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I think it should accept mum, but not mother.

4 years ago