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"Hij is mijn echtgenoot."

Translation:He is my husband.

September 11, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tyedye67

It kind of sounds like, "he is my astronaut."

March 22, 2015

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

could you also say "hij is mijn man"?

September 11, 2014

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

Yes.

September 12, 2014

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

Does anyone know why this word is like that? It sounds like two different words. I wonder what is the history ernaast dis word :D

July 1, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZuMako8_Momo

Just looked it up myself; thank you :) https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/echtgenoot

August 19, 2018

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

I said 'he is my spouse'. Why is that wrong?

November 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamPeel2

Why not 'he is my spouse'?

July 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK

Spouse is also accepted.

July 15, 2017

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

Maar ik ben de echtgenoot. O.o Also Noot noot.

January 2, 2016
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