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"Jij eet soep."

Translation:You eat soup.

October 1, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlueDragon109

I notice that when referring to food, they tend to use "jij" instead of "je." Is that the proper way to do it?


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

No, that would be a coincidence in our course. We'll look into it, thanks!


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

I'm still learning, but I think that -ij is a more formal way of using -e.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlueDragon109

I heard that too, but it's hard to tell when you should or can use them.


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

They're interchangeable, but if it's a listening exercise, you need to listen to the suffix. If you hear '-ay,' then it's 'jij.' If not, it's 'je.'

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