"I study medicine."

Translation:Ik studeer geneeskunde.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/nikanokoi
nikanokoi
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can someone enlighten me on the etymology of this word so that it becomes easier to remember?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MarqFortaleza
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"the etymology of this word"....... Hmm, if you're wondering about geneeskunde:

  • genees- is derived from the verb genezen ('to cure')
  • -kunde is a suffix commonly used for various fields of study, e.g. aardrijkskunde (geography), natuurkunde (physics), scheikunde (chemistry), tandheelkunde (dentistry)
3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nikanokoi
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Yes, sorry, I forgot to specify which word I was talking about :) Thank you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TrentNock

"Ik geneeskunde gestudeerd"

Can anyone please tell me exactly why that is not correct?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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  • Ik studeer geneeskunde - I study medicine
  • Ik studeerde geneeskunde - I studied medicine
  • Ik heb geneeskunde gestudeerd - I have studied medicine
3 years ago
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