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"Wiens kinderen?"

Translation:Whose children?

3 years ago

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First response: Vienna has children?!

3 years ago

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:) Vienna is called "Wenen" in Dutch.

3 years ago

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A ha, I see!

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

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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

3 years ago