jij or je?

A pronoun replaces a noun or another pronoun. E.g. 'he', 'which', or 'her'. There are different types of pronouns: personal, possessive, indefinite, relative... You can post your questions about Dutch pronouns here.
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jij or je?

Post by Lisa » Wed May 18, 2011 1:59 pm

I printed out the verb section on here. I am picking one verb per day from 201 Dutch Verbs , listening to it in google translate and conjugating it in the present tense. My question is on the difference between jij vs je and the correct order? On this site it is listed as je. In the book it has:
ik verb
jij verb (verb je?)

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Re: jij or je?

Post by Joke » Wed May 18, 2011 3:38 pm

The rule that the verb looses its -t when jij/je follows after it, is true for both jij and je:

Jij werkt (werk jij?)
je werkt (werk je?)

Note that this rule doesn't hold for u:
U werkt (werkt u?)


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