"It is not your fault."

Translation:Het is niet jouw schuld.

January 11, 2015

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ignacio866002

Why doesn't "het is niet je schuld" work?

November 9, 2015

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

It is correct. Although - "jouw" has more emphasis than "je", and in this context would be considerably more common.

June 16, 2016

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

Can you also say "Jij hebt geen schuld" for this?

January 11, 2015

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

Schuld hebben has a slightly different meaning: a) being blamed or found responsible/guilty (by a judge or somebodies opinion) to e.g. an accident or something that went wrong or b) being in debt:

  • jij hebt geen schuld aan het ongeval (you are not to be blamed for the accident)
  • ik heb een schuld bij de bank (I am in debt with the bank)
January 11, 2015

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

You can say 'Het is niet jouw schuld.', though.

January 11, 2015

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

Makes sense, thank you!

January 11, 2015
Learn Dutch in just 5 minutes a day. For free.