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"He is a Spaniard."

Translation:Hij is een Spanjaard.

January 17, 2015

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

Finding it interesting that the 'een' is required here, but not with Nederlander or Amerikaan.


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

Een is not required here, and have just fixed it.

Without een you indicate someones Nationality, with een you emphasise more a specific person (same with professions).


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

Is "Spanjaard" or "Spaanse" the more common translation for "Spaniard"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/xMerrie
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'Spanjaard' is a man, and 'Spaanse' is a woman.


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

In the other quiz, I wrote she is "a spanish" and i got a wrong answer SMH.


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

Because in English you cannot say: (s)he is a spanish.

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/spanish

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