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"Hij is mijn echtgenoot."

Translation:He is my husband.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/tyedye67
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It kind of sounds like, "he is my astronaut."

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fleeny
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could you also say "hij is mijn man"?

4 years ago

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

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lilmonyc
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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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ZuMako8_Momo
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Just looked it up myself; thank you :) https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/echtgenoot

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamPeel2

Why not 'he is my spouse'?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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Spouse is also accepted.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/addinsell

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

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FaerieArbear

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

2 years ago