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"De bergketen."

Translation:The mountain range.

December 28, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Victor-Lecomte

For those wondering, "keten" in this word is related to "ketting", and both come from Latin "catena" chain, which also gave English words such as "chain" and "catenary".


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

I'm surprised the Dutch even have a word for this.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/asdrubale88

I see what you did there.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rkvance5

I'm sure Mr. Sapir and Mr. Whorf have something to say about that.


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

I am wondering if you studied linguistics (since you referred to Sapir and Whorf and also by the number of languages you have studied) and if so, how much easier was it for you to learn other languages?


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

Is the plural "bergketens"?

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