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"Your rice is cold."

Translation:Uw rijst is koud.

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3 years ago

18 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/GlenHendi

What is the different between U and Uw?

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JustADutchGuy

'U' is the formal way of saying 'you' 'Uw' is the formal way of saying 'your'

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Reply10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaCa826187
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Have I seen Rijst spelt without the 't' or is my anglophone bias showing?

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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You could've seen 'reis' ('rijs' also is Dutch, but even I had to look it up, it means a small twig; it's also the first person singular form of the verb 'rijzen' (to rise, like, let the dough rise)), but I doubt you've seen the word 'rijs'.

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaCa826187
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Thanks. I don't know where I got this from.

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Reply3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MollyEllio
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Reis is the German word for it

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DilaraImae

Why can't i say "rijst van jij"? =)

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ReneeDubuc

Is there an informal form of "your"?

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Raahiba
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Yes, it's jouw, more often shortened to je. 'Jouw rijst is koud' / 'Je rijst is koud'.

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lcastellanosc

why cant I say jou?

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Raahiba
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Jou = 'you' as an object pronoun: I've seen you = Ik heb jou gezien. Jouw = 'your'.

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lcastellanosc

thanks!

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Reply1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gabarram
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Hallo! Rijst van jouw or rijst van u are wrong?

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Reply11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JustADutchGuy

Rijst van jouw is wrong. You could say 'de rijst is van jou/jouw rijst' which means 'The rice is yours/Your rice'. You could say 'De rijst is van u/uw rijst'. It's the formal way of saying 'The rice is yours/your rice'.

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Reply10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/roseboyle1

how do i get to the lesson tha t has no color over the icon!..."word order" icon is black and white.. also how do i contact the "people" at duolingo!?

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Reply7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xMerrie
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You have to finish your lessons that have a colour (the last row that has a colour). If you finish those, you'll unlock a new row of skills.

You can contact Duolingo in different ways. If you discovered a bug, you can report it here. Otherwise, a discussion in the troubleshoot forum or the forum of the language that you are learning will do.

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Reply7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anirudh9012

Can "van u rijst is koud" be used an an answer?

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Reply1 week ago