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"He is a Spaniard."

Translation:Hij is een Spanjaard.

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

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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).

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

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'Spanjaard' is a man, and 'Spaanse' is a woman.

3 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

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

2 years ago