"Een sinaasappel is fruit."

Translation:An orange is fruit.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/GiovanniPa617106

Shouldn't be "is a fruit"

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Henryk706124

"fruit" in Dutch always means the class of food (fruit as opposed to vegetables or meat etc) and is not countable. A specific fruit (as part of a plant) would be "vrucht".

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rufousdave

Is the fact that "fruit" in dutch is not countable the reason you dont say in dutch "....is EEN fruit"? In English "an orange is A fruit" sounds better to me.

4 months ago

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weird. "Sinaasappel" is practicaly the same as "apelsin" in Swedish

4 months ago

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And Russian!

4 months ago
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