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"Wiens kinderen?"

Translation:Whose children?

October 18, 2014

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

is the dutch w pronounced as a v? omniglot shows [w] for w but its quite distinctly [v] here on duo


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Iris_17

It is not a /v/, but English natives (and sometimes others) often have difficulty distuigishing the difference. The Dutch /w/ is different from the English one, and is closer to but not the same as the /v/.

Here's some more info on the sound: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labiodental_approximant


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

De kinderen. So, why not Wiense? Or, it is not working like Welk/Welke? Which question words are changing ending, depends on de/het nout, which one not? Thank you!


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

First response: Vienna has children?!


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

:) Vienna is called "Wenen" in Dutch.


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

I typed in the correct answer but it was rejected.


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

Is "whose children" a frequent structure in english ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hossi6

I haven't heard ' Wiens' in Belgium ! Does anyone know any synonyms?

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