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"Mijn verjaardag is in juli."

Translation:My birthday is in July.

3 years ago

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So what does 'ver' means in this word? jaar is year and dag is day, right? what about ver?

3 years ago

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"jaren" = years, "verjaren" = literally the passing of years, so "verjaardag" is the day on which a year has passed.

3 years ago

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Oh, that's interesting. Thanks :)

3 years ago