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"The soldiers speak with the captain."

Translation:De soldaten spreken met de kapitein.

December 23, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/F.Quik82

Kapitein = captain on a vessel/ship. Kaptein = in the army

:-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/xMerrie
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No, both are 'kapitein'. The captain on a ship can also be called 'scheepskapitein'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/F.Quik82

Kaptein more like "spreektaal", at the martime academy we were told to pay attention to the "i" in the middle anyway. :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MattSpragu2

Why isn't "spreken tegen de kapitein" correct?

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