"Hun schapen of onze schapen?"

Translation:Their sheep or our sheep?

January 20, 2015



İ feel like i am going to be a farmer in the Netherlands :-D

April 18, 2015


when the noun is in plural, we always put onze independently of het or de word, like 'onze kinderen'(het kind) or 'onze schapen'(het schap), isn't it?

January 21, 2016


Out of all the lessons so far, the possessives are quite tricky, this is my 4th time in a row going through them through the strengthening skills option lol.

January 20, 2015


Same here

March 22, 2015


What's the difference between 'ons' and 'onze'?

March 10, 2015


you use ons for het nouns and onze for de nouns... For example: Ons paard (Het paard) Onze hond (De hond)

March 12, 2015


bedankt :)

March 12, 2015


But isnt schaap a het word? Het schaap?

August 14, 2019


If it is " het schaap " , why is the answer not " ons schapen ". I thought that if the noun was " het " the possessive would be "ons "

August 26, 2017


Plural nouns always take de, regardless of whether or the singular takes de or het. So it's het schaap, but de schapen.

August 26, 2017


Thanks for this clarification. This would be a useful note under the ons/onze note in the notes section.

August 25, 2019


I'm doing an other course at the same time and it says that ons is used for het words and onze is used for de words. Here in duolingo you use the opposite. Can you please help me with this. Thank you.

July 23, 2019


Why Sheeps is wrong? That is how u say plural sheep? Right? If Schaap is Sheep Than Schapen must be Sheeps? Right?

July 6, 2015


It's in irregular plural. "The sheeps" doesn't exist.

July 7, 2015


Haha, english gettng into the way of learning another lgg! I understand you, English is not my first language either and it is sometimes a struggle for learning another lgg. The plural of sheep is sheep like the plural of fish is fish and of you is you.

July 8, 2015


Lol, damn, than i have to practice my english too :P :P And to think that i was so proud with my english :P

July 8, 2015


"Lol, damn, then I have to practise my English too :P :P And to think that I was so proud of my English."

January 24, 2016


Actually "practice" as a verb is correct in US English – let's not be any more confusing than necessary. ;) For your information, xaxiAxaxi, it is correct in UK English to distinguish between "practice" (the noun) and "practise" (the verb), but in US English both of them are spelled with a C.

May 21, 2016


@lapirocque "The plural of sheep is sheep like the plural of fish is fish.""

Except when it isn't :}

♫ Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea..... ♪ ♪

December 7, 2018


Sheep is plural :)

September 23, 2015
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