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"Thanks, that is mine."

Translation:Bedankt, dat is van mij.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/grimston

Why doesnt "dankje, dat is mijn" work ?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/graeme_moss

That's just the way it is in Dutch and German. Probably the nearest we have in English is "that's my one".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Carlos_0701

I was wondering the same thing but no one has confirmed this yet :(

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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"Mijn" only works when a noun follows. So:

  • Dat is mijn auto
  • Die auto is van mij
  • Die auto is de mijne

And

  • Dat is van mij
  • Dat is het mijne/de mijne (depending if the noun you are referring to is a de woord or a het woord)
4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Solene190553

What is van ? What does it mean.?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sam72608

it means from. "thanks, that is from me"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Keith439129
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Why is "Dat van mij" not acceptable?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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You don't have a verd; you need one. ;)

4 months ago