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  • Einheit 5.10 (online)

    Grammatik

    Personal Pronouns in the Dative

    Please work through the following presentation to learn about the personal pronouns and reflexive pronouns in the dative case.

    Personal Pronouns and Reflexive Pronouns in the Dative

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    Grammatik

    Adjective Endings in Dative

    As you already know, adjectives take an ending when they come directly before the noun they describe. The adjective endings vary depending on the gender, number, and case of the noun which they describe.

    Adjective endings in the dative case are a bit simpler than the ones you learned before �� In the dative case, if the adjective is preceded by a der-word (e.g., definite article), all adjectives (regardless of the gender of the noun) add -en. As you learned in Einheit 5.8, the masculine form of the definite article changes from der to dem, the feminine definite article changes to der, the neuter article changes to dem, and the plural article changes to den.

      masculine feminine neuter plural
    nominative der rote Rock die weiße Bluse das blaue Hemd die schwarzen Schuhe
    accusative den roten Rock die weiße Bluse das blaue Hemd die schwarzen Schuhe
    dative dem roten Rock der weißen Bluse dem blauen Hemd den schwarzen Schuhen

    In the dative case, if the adjective is preceded by an ein-word (e.g., indefinite article, “kein”, or any possessive adjective mein, dein, sein/ihr/sein, unser, euer, ihr/Ihr), the same rules as with der-words apply: the adjective ending is -en.

      masculine feminine neuter plural
    nominative ein roter Rock eine weiße Bluse ein blaues Hemd keine schwarzen Schuhe
    accusative einen roten Rock eine weiße Bluse ein blaues Hemd keine schwarzen Schuhe
    dative einem roten Rock einer weißen Bluse einem blauen Hemd keinen schwarzen Schuhen

    *ACHTUNG* All nouns (except for some proper names) add -n in the dative plural, unless their plural ends in -s, for example:

    die Freunde (Nom. pl.) → den Freunden (Dat. pl.)

    die Bücher (Nom. pl.) → den Büchern (Dat. pl.)

    die Hobbys (Nom. pl.) → den Hobbys (Dat. pl.)

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