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what is "een gezin"?

what is "een gezin","ouders","vriendin"

For learning: Dutch
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    a family, parents, a (female) friend/a girlfriend

    A "gezin" is a family of mother, father (and children).
    A "familie" is including grandparents, uncles, aunt, nephews, nieces, etc.

    Vriendin is both "péng you" as "nǚ péng you".
    So "dit is mijn vriendin", could be:
    - This is my (female) friend.
    - This is my girlfriend.

    Dutch is not clear with that.
    To indicate that she is a friend and not a girlfriend you can say:
    "zij is een vriendin van mij".

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