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"Wiens huwelijk is het?"

Translation:Whose marriage is it?

November 26, 2014

15 Comments


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

Good reply when someone gives you unsolicited marriage advice

June 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaCa826187

Nnnooo..Nnooo. Marriage is naw good.

August 28, 2015

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

This sounds odd to me. We would be much more apt to say "Whose wedding is it?" as marriage is a state rather than an event.

November 26, 2014

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

Wedding would be 'trouwerij', though.

This could be a rhetorical question. Then, I guess, it would make sense.

November 26, 2014

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

You don't put a question mark on a rhetorical question.

February 5, 2015

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

Don't you put a question mark on a rhetorical question.

March 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaCa826187

I'm fairly sure the use of question marks aren't dependent on rhetoric. And in some cases that would make it difficult to tell if it were a question or not.

August 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex778532

Says who????

March 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judi.MD

In English, "marriage" is also an event. But, personally, I prefer "wedding" in this context.

October 24, 2016

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

DL just gave my answer a pass - i used wedding

May 30, 2015

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

Does it has the same meaning to wedding?

October 15, 2016

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

What's the difference between 'huwelijk' and 'bruiloft' ?

April 22, 2017

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

"bruiloft" = wedding. The ceremony/celebration when two people get married.

"huwelijk" = marriage. The union between two married people. Lasts from the wedding until the divorce (or death).

April 22, 2017

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

Is huwelijk a compound word?

November 9, 2017
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