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"Wat zegt de ingenieur?"

Translation:What does the engineer say?

January 7, 2015

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

…but what does the fox say?

January 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tarekb85

I don't think the pronunciation of the "ingenieur" is right? or is it?! I hear the letter "F" against the letter "G" in that word!

cheers


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

The F sound shouldn't be there indeed


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

what you hear is the French pronunciation of the g there, because it's a French loanword


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kmile1

You should hear this 'g' as the 'g' in the English word 'ingeneer', but without the 'd' sound (English: /dʒ/ and Dutch: /ʒ/).


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

Isn't this what did the engineer say?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El2theK

No, that would be Wat zei...?


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

ok.. thank you very much :) Dank u wel.


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

And we can also say: what is saying the engeneer?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jessy292950

That makes no sense it would have to be "what is the engineer saying?"


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

Trust me I'm an engineer.

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