So, 'food' in Dutch is "eten," while conjugation for 'we eat' is "wij eten." So 'we eat food' would be "wij eten eten?" Dutch, you cray.

November 11, 2014


It sounds better in Dutch when you say:

"Wij eten voedsel."

And "wir essen Essen" in German. It's called a "gerund", a verb used as a noun. In English, gerunds are ing-vorms used as nouns like the dancing and the singing.

Correction: Germanic languages, you cray.

Yea... it's funny. Dutch's big brother, German is the same: "Wir essen Essen." Just accept how awesome Germanic languages are. lol!

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