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"A spider is an animal."

Translation:Een spin is een dier.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/JewishPolyglot
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Very interesting that a spider is called in dutch what it does in english

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elidenhaag

This is because the name of the animal is derived from what it does. De spin spint zijn web = The spider spins its web

3 years ago

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JewishPolyglot
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Interesting! Have a lingot

2 years ago

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That's how I remember the Chinese word for wife: qizi (cheatze)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mwzzhang

That's... not quite how it works.

But if it helps you remember, fine.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wernz

How exactly ? "Spin" is not the same as "spider"

2 years ago

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Oh I thought it was an insect :(

3 years ago

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You think insects or arachnids aren't animals? They're certainly not plants or bacteria.

2 years ago

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an arachnid, actually...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MuhamadJaBarry

And he can Read too!

1 year ago