"Hij heeft de appel."

Translation:He has the apple.

June 10, 2015



Why not "He has AN apple?"

June 10, 2015


De is a definite article and therefore needs the definite article The

A(n) is an indefinite article and therefore in Dutch you would need the indefinite article Een

June 10, 2015


differences between heb, hebt and heeft?

October 5, 2015


I think that heb is for "I", heeft is for "he" or "she", and hebt is for "they"

December 17, 2015


"Hebt" is for "you"

June 9, 2016


Plurar would be "hebben" I think

March 14, 2016


Can someone conjugate the verb "to Have" in the present simple tense please?

August 11, 2018


ik heb - i have

jij hebt/u heeft - you (informal, singular) have/ you (formal singular) have

hij/zij/het heeft - he/she/it has

wij hebben - we have

jullie hebben - you (plural) have

zij hebben - they have

December 27, 2018


Shouldn't it be 'Hij heeft het appel'?

March 2, 2019


Is there any difference between the pronunciation of "ee" and "i", or are they the same?

March 29, 2017


yes there is 'ee' is usually pronounced like 'ay' as in the english word play

except for the following three cases:

  1. directly, before an r, then it's like in the english word 'ear'

  2. in the word 'een' (then it's a schwa), then it's almost like the vowel in unstressed syllables in english

  3. when it's spelled like this 'eë', this means that the two 'e' letters don't work together, and are part of different syllables

as for i.

  1. in open syllables, it's pronounced like 'ee' as in the english word 'free' but slightly shorter

  2. in closed syllables, it's pronounced like 'i' as in pit

  3. as part of unstressed final 'ig' in adjectives it's pronounced as a schwa

July 16, 2018


I was correct

May 4, 2019


I am wondering with the audio on this if it is common to not pronounce or either softly pronounce the de part of this? It sounds like he's not actually saying that word in the sentence

July 9, 2019
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