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"The rhinoceros only eats poffertjes with little onions."

Translation:De neushoorn eet alleen poffertjes met uitjes.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AnUnicorn
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I'm guessing 'uitjes' is more like 'sliced/diced onions' or 'onion chunks' rather than very tiny regular onions?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Theys96
Theys96
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Indeed. Tiny onions would be awesome though.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/prwh
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I've suggested to the powers that be that "chopped onions" and "minced onions" might also be considered acceptable translations of "uitjes". Some Dutch dishes are served with tiny pickled onions, but I don't know what they are called in Dutch.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SirExotic
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Every type of chopped/minced onions can be considered 'uitjes'. I think it's about the size and how much they are chopped up. For example, in the picture below there are 'uitjes' en 'twee halve uien' (two half onions), so the 2 half onions aren't small enough to be called uitjes

It's like mashed potatoes. At what point while mashing potatoes can you call them mashed potatoes? It's not black and white, but not that important either.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bregtje1

little onions= kleine uitjes!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fcarelsz
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Agreed. There seem to be a lot of mistakes in Dutch translations in these last levels...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SimonMayer
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I once had poffertjes with advocaat sauce and Dutch people acted as though it was just as strange.

3 years ago