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"Are you my employer?"

Translation:Bent u mijn werkgever?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/nashm999

why is it either 'ben jij' or 'bent u' and not 'bent jij' ?

3 years ago

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Because in the case of je/jij as a subject the verb loses the t if an inversion of the subject and verb takes place.

Why does this not apply to u? Probably because originally u was third person singular and not second person singular

3 years ago