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"Mijn ouders hebben me een ansichtkaart gestuurd."

Translation:My parents sent me a postcard.

December 10, 2014

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

Fast audio pronunciation is very unclear, it almost sounds like '-hebben hun ansichtkaart-' . The 'me' and 'een' are mashed together.


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

To this native speaker, it doesn't sound wrong.


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    Wouter It is a machine, a robot (text to speech) It is not a human, dus zulke fouten kan gebeuren.


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

    Can it by "Mijn ouders hebben mij een ansichtkaart gestuurd" if you're like talking to your sister or something and your parents didn't send her one?


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

    It sounds a bit weird to say "Mijn ouders"/"My parents", both in English and Dutch, but it's not incorrect. I would still say that "Mom and dad sent me a postcard" or "Mam(a) en Pap(a) hebben mij een ansichtkaart gestuurd" sounds much better :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Denise763738

    Q: Do many people say "my parents...." to their siblings? Wouldn't they say "onze ouders"? My youngest sister actually says this to me and it irks me to no end!!


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

    yeah im stupid i ask stupid questions im sorry

    ur right


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Denise763738

    Oh no! I was asking for myself, not trying to correct you. Sorry for the confusion. :/


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

    no i know im just saying in hindsight my question was stupid lmao no worries


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

    Ansichtkaart seems like a strange word to me. I spelled it Aanzichtkaart, as that made more sense, and of course it is wrong. Google Translate tells me "ansicht" is the same word as "aanzicht" in German. Is there a reason why the German is used, or an alternative explanation? Thanks!

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