"Hetmoeilijkeboekislang."

Translation:The difficult book is long.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/almoglavi

Moeilijke word is moeilijke

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nierls
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Het moeilijke woord is moeilijk*

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/orfeocookie
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Is it just me, or is moeilijke a difficult word to spell?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/piotr.adam

Not only for you :) i am native polish speaker and this so hard for me to spell ^^

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zekecoma

And I thought belangrijke was difficult. LOL

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/V1ZROY
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No belangrijke is important

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lemniscatarum
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You got the wrong idea, vizroy.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewInCO

Is dat niet ironisch? Don't you think? [Haha! That song will be stuck in my head all day now :) ]

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zjordan1

Pretty funny how moeilijke the word "moeilijke" is

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nextery
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Autological word (it means that it describes itself).

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/etieffen
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zelfbeschrijvend moeilijk woord.

(Thanks dictionary, for the word "zelfbeschrijvend").

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/floriana57180

Hi, why is "moeilijke" and not "moeilijk"? The het-nouns (like "boek") should have the adjective without the -e ending... Thank you

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarieRyan5

According to "tips and notes" "If an adjective comes before a noun with a definite article (de or het) then it usually gets the ending "e". So in this case, het boek, with the adjective before means it gets the "e" ending. Hope that helps!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mekhedjian

Students of German will recognize this to be similar to the word "Mühe". mühevoll -> mühelich -> mühelijke -> moehelijke -> moeilijke. So instead of saying schwierig, moeilijke could mean something which requires much effort!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TinoSEINGALT
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Danke fuer die Erklaerungen !

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Koryhutton

why not "lange"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Susande
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Because that adjective comes after the noun (it's a predicate adjective), it's explained here.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lukman.A
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[QUESTION]

What does this sentence actually mean? Does this mean that the difficult book is created from a long paper? OR, does it mean that it has long writings?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PLidh
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It means that there are many pages.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lukman.A
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Well, yeah, that makes sense.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/apgdl
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Is it possible to use "hard" as a synonym of "moeilijke"?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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No, the Dutch word "hard" only means "not soft".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shinoke

Don't believe that's correct

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Simius
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You're right, in some cases it could be used to mean "physically difficult". However, it would never be used to describe a book.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elin789

That's so confusing - in Swedish, 'möjlig' (which sound pretty much like ' moeilijke' means 'possible'. Pretty much the oppisite...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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Ah, but möjlig also sounds like the Dutch word for possible: mogelijk. ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kotori017

I find that breaking the word up helps: moe-ili-jke.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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Moei-lij-ke * ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Aarchita2

difference between moeilijk and moeilijk ????

8 months ago
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