"Elkestadheeftzo'nstraat."

Translation:Every city has such a street.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/beloeng
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This list is useful:

  • zo'n (from "zo een") = such a (singular)
  • zulke = such (plural)
  • zulk (het-nouns) = such (uncountable)
  • zulke (de-nouns) = such (uncountable)

Source: http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=Pronouns.De09

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lubenicalara
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is zulk also used for countable het-nouns or is zo'n used then?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/4sily
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Why "zo'n" rather than "zulke" is used here? I feel completely lost here.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mhartog1

zo'n is singular, zulke is the plural so: Such table - zo'n tafel such tables - zulke tafels

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/btxvial

Yes but why "zulk bier then?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/valerielee333

Because beer is an uncountable noun.

zulk (uncountable het-nouns) / zulke (uncountable de-nouns)

See here: http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=Pronouns.De09

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Db243
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which pub do you drink in these days? I count on beer everyday! ;-}

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DogePamyuPamyu

Does zo'e / zo een also translate as "like that"..? So "Every city has a street like that"

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
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Yes. BTW it's zo'n, not zo'e.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DogePamyuPamyu

Oopsies, sorry I must have typo'd. Ik mak niet vaak zo'n fout. :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/spanishzacd

Difference between "zo'n" and the other word for such?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
Susande
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Zo'n = een dergelijke. These mean exactly the same thing. FYI zo'n is short for zo een, but this form isn't used often, maybe in formal writing.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SchonBaume

Why elkE?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grey236
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It's a de word

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SchonBaume

Stad is Het word, so, why does "elk" gets E-ending??

1 year ago
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