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"Who may crown the king?"

Translation:Wie mag de koning kronen?

November 30, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sowrd299

Why isn't this "who may the king crown"?


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

"Wie" is in the first position, so it's the subject. I'm not sure if it sounds weird, but I guess "who may the king crown?" would either be "Wie mag door de koning gekroond worden?" (who may be crowned by the king?") or "De koning mag wie kronen?"


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

I put "Wie mag er de koning kronen?" and find that the "er" is not accepted. How do I know when to use "er" in a "Wie" question?


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

Wat is the difference between kronen en bekronen?


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

Nobody may crown the Dutch king. He wasn't crowned, but sworn in. He took an oath on the constitution. The crown stayed on a red velvet cushion all the time!

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