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"Het fruit is paars."

Translation:The fruit is purple.

3 years ago

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Dumoc

I did violet and it didn't accept it, aren't purple and violet the same ?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Voorlindsay

tecnically violet is a blueish purple. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zunee
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Technically purple is a shade of violet

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Delano93
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Though purple and violet are not the same, same as that 'paars' and 'violet' are not the same.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaulineStinson
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You would not describe a fruit as being violet, at least in Dutch. E.g.: "Er zijn groene, gele, rode, blauwe en paarse pruimen. En daarnaast ook nog pruimen met gemengde kleuren."

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnikaVanderbilt
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The words VIOLET and PURPLE are alternate names for the same colour, and this should have been accepted.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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Violet and purple are different colours: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violet_%28color%29?wprov=sfla1

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnikaVanderbilt
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People have been saying Violet for the colour people call Purple all my life. The two words are interchangeable. It is that colour that is a mixture of red and blue. If a colour is Orange, a mixture of red and yellow, and there are many types of orange everyone says Orange. If a colour is Violet and there are many types of Violet they say Violet.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kyrunxie
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Violet and purple look very similar; but violet is a true color, with its own wavelength on the spectrum of visible light, while purple is a composite color, made by combining blue and red.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EllePi1

It must be an eggplant, yum

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ichimoku
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Eggplant is not het fruit ;)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aslzrr

It is, botanically speaking. Just as tomatoes

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Onalga

A plumb?

2 years ago