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"The heavy boy drinks tea."

Translation:De zware jongen drinkt thee.

3 years ago



I entered "De zware jong drinkt thee" correct answer uses plural ("jongen") despite the question being in singular?

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Jongen is singular.

  • de jongen = boy
  • de jongens = boys
  • het jong = the infant/cub
  • de jongen = the infants/cubs

Clearly the word boy is a lot more common, only in specific contexts of animals with cubs does one think about the meaning cub. In all other contexts I would normally think about an error/typo when plural is used with jongen, before thinking about the meaning of cub.

3 years ago