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Post by claudandus » Wed 30th Mar 2005 12:02 pm

probably the most popular vehicle in am*dam is the bicycle

and the dutch word for bicycle veets

you write it like fiets

you say it like veets

hope you have prophit of it :D

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Post by pad » Fri 27th May 2005 09:08 pm

i like really ride a bicycle along canal in Dam street after a good jooints ! :D

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Re: bicycle

Post by wicky » Sat 22nd Nov 2014 12:06 pm

you write it like fiets

you say it like veets

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Re: bicycle

Post by varden » Mon 22nd May 2017 01:15 pm

I <3 bicycles, but ONLY in the Netherlands. It's so common there and I just love it. That's the best form of transportation :-)

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Re: bicycle

Post by gromit » Mon 22nd May 2017 07:29 pm



get on your bikes and ride,...

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Re: bicycle

Post by CruMember » Fri 9th Jun 2017 07:08 am

wicky wrote:
Sat 22nd Nov 2014 12:06 pm
you write it like fiets

you say it like veets
Goedemorgen, Folks! :wink:

The english "v" (like in "vulcano" or "victor") would be too soft in pronounciation. It's more a strong, sharper tone like the "f" from "folks" or "fantastic"...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSihZ2z ... ZkRwU82xh_

But at least... Have a good ride everybody!!! :mrgreen:

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Re: bicycle

Post by EasilySuede » Fri 9th Jun 2017 07:28 pm

CruMember wrote:
Fri 9th Jun 2017 07:08 am
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The english "v" (like in "vulcano" or "victor") would be too soft in pronounciation.
It's more a strong, sharper tone like the "f" from "folks" or "fantastic"...
...
a quickie route for looking up a word/phrase and checking for pronunciation is to type
"english dutch translation" into your browser URL field, and this page will pop up
(if your default search engine is google)...
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then, just enter...
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hit the little sound button for each language's pronunciation.
that middle sound between "v" and "f" in dutch can be a nuanced toughie,
like the "soft d" sound in danish.
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Re: bicycle

Post by CopenhagenCouple » Tue 13th Jun 2017 06:06 pm

EasilySuede wrote:
Fri 9th Jun 2017 07:28 pm
like the "soft d" sound in danish.
We still can't get our head around the fact that you know Danish dude, you deserve a big bowl of "Rød Grød med Fløde" for that particular detail! :D :D :wink: :wink:
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Re: bicycle

Post by EasilySuede » Wed 14th Jun 2017 04:20 pm

CopenhagenCouple wrote:
Tue 13th Jun 2017 06:06 pm
EasilySuede wrote:
Fri 9th Jun 2017 07:28 pm
like the "soft d" sound in danish.
We still can't get our head around the fact that you know Danish dude, you deserve a big bowl of "Rød Grød med Fløde" for that particular detail! :D :D :wink: :wink:
CC- i don't really know danish (for mange "unknown unknowns", like grammar)...
we've only been introduced, but hopefully we "LEg GOdt" wth each other. :)
tak, men "Rød Grød med Fløde" er "soft d hell"! :twisted:
i still can't pronounce it without my tongue turning into a wagging doormat for my nose. :P
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