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"Each shirt is clean."

Translation:Elk hemd is schoon.

September 8, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/egilliam128

why is it ëlk istead of elke here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Susande

Elk is used for het woorden, elke for de woorden.

  • elk hemd
  • elke man
  • elk mannetje

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emZsgr

Why not iedere hemd?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pete15454

Yeah, ieder and elk seem to be interchangeable in most of the previous lessons. Can someone explain why ieder isn't applicable in this instance?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RichardHin87876

Same question again from me. Can anyone give us an answer please?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GaelicGirl2

Ieder tends to be used more for humans.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GaelicGirl2

Een hemd is not a shirt. Een hemd is an undergarment and has no sleeves, no collar, no cuffs and no buttons (that go all the way down, sometimes 1 for show at the neck maybe. Usually none at all)

Hemd is like a tanktop or wifebeater (horrible word).

You can not show up to work in your hemd (same goes for your bra but that word is not up for discussion here) Shirt=overhemd which for many jobs is actually required.

Thus is a hemd https://image.uniqlo.com/UQ/ST3/WesternCommon/imagesgoods/422988/item/goods_03_422988.jpg?width=380

And so is this https://www.waschbaer.nl/shop/var/triaz/data/c/0/c093551420490d9e5220e9868e28a3f4

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