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"Zijn de Nederlandse hunebedden groter dan die in Engeland?"

Translation:Are the Dutch dolmens bigger than those in England?

January 5, 2015

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

What are dolmens?

January 5, 2015

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

Megalithic tombs.

January 5, 2015

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

Thanks!

January 5, 2015

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

Like this one:

January 5, 2015

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

By the way, the literal meaning of "hunebedden" is "giants' beds". In German, they're called "Hünengräber" (giants' tombs).

January 5, 2015

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

Possibly, but Ireland has the biggest one in Europe.

April 26, 2015

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

There are also many dolmens in Northeast Asia... and Korea has the largest concentration of dolmens in the world.

October 27, 2016

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

ok, good to know what dolmens are. Thanks for the refs!

February 15, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NellyF056

wanneer gebruik je "bigger"en wanneer gebruik je "greater" of larger

April 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Corvette2001

Must have attended all the wrong schools and universities....never have heard of dolmens in my life. Does something as obscure as this really belong in a language course?

September 15, 2017

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

Dolmens aren't "obscure" everywhere, as the comments above suggest.

September 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JPJ280

I, too, hate learning new things.

November 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanielDiAn5

Corvette2001: In fact I guess you're still attending "things" with the wrong attitude in life... Be humble and learn without prejudices...

July 19, 2019

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

I guessed it might be something neolithic from the word itself, and was happy to learn the new word.

August 9, 2018
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