What are possessive Artikel in German?

What are possessive Artikel in German?

Possessive adjectives are words such as my, your, his, her, its, our and their. But sometimes these words are called possessive articles or possessive determiners. Possessive determiner is a much better term to use — it’s a more accurate description of how you actually use these words in German.

What is Possessivpronomen in German?

Basic Forms

Pronoun Possessive Pronoun English Translation
ich mein mine
du dein yours
er sein his
sie ihr hers

How do you use Possessivpronomen?

Unlike the other cases, only possessive adjectives (or dependent possessive pronouns) can be used here. These are words like my, your, her, and their. There are only two different forms for this one – the masculine/neuter and feminine/plural. Knowing this form is particularly important for meaning.

How many possessive pronouns are there in German?

6 possessive pronouns
There are only 6 possessive pronouns in German. Possessive pronouns are used (when the context is clear) to replace nouns / noun phrases that have a possessive determiner at the start of them: My pencil is red → Mine is red.

How do you use Meine?

Meine is used to indicate feminine gender or plural form. So my mother becomes meine mutter while my father remains mein Vater. It is also meine eltern for my parents as the pronoun is in the plural in this example.

What is Kasus in German?

The case (German: Kasus) denotes the grammatical category or function in which a noun appears. In the German language, there are four different cases: nominative, genitive, dative, and accusative. Knowing the correct one is essential for the declension of the words involved.

What is Ihrem in German?

ihrem / ihrer / ihrem (her) As you can see, there are two different endings you need to know in this grammar case: -em and -er. You add the ending -em to possessive pronouns that refer to masculine or neuter nouns and the ending -er is suffixed to possessive pronouns that refer to feminine nouns.

What are er sie es?

German personal pronouns (ich, sie, er, es, du, wir, and more) work in much the same way as their English equivalents (I, she, he, it, you, we, etc.).

What is the dative case of ich?


Nominative Dative
I ich mir
You (informal singular) du dir
He er ihm
It es ihm

What are the 13 pronouns?

In Modern English the personal pronouns include: “I,” “you,” “he,” “she,” “it,” “we,” “they,” “them,” “us,” “him,” “her,” “his,” “hers,” “its,” “theirs,” “our,” “your.” Personal pronouns are used in statements and commands, but not in questions; interrogative pronouns (like “who,” “whom,” “what”) are used there.

Does German Have apostrophe?

No, in general the German language does not have an apostrophe in that case. Im Gegensatz zum Englischen wird der deutsche Genitiv ohne Apostroph geschrieben. There’s one exception to the rule. If the name already ends in an -s, an apostrophe is used to indicate the genitive.

What’s the difference between Mein and Meine?

Both mein and meine are used in German, to indicate possession or ownership, and they are possessive pronouns. The only difference between mein and meine lies in their gender where mein is used for the masculine gender while meine is used for feminine gender.

What do you call a German wife?

Frau is German for woman and wife and regardless of whether a woman is a married or not is also a title corresponding to English “Mrs”.

What is the difference between WEM and Wen?

All those words have the same translation: wer, wen and wem all mean who, although wem should be translated into whom.

What does IEL mean in German?


‘iel’ found in translations in English-German dictionary
spiked hair exp. Igel(schnitt)
the hedgehog rolled itself into a ball exp. der Igel rollte sich zu einer Kugel zusammen
as prickly as a hedgehog exp. stachelig wie ein Igel

What is Personalpronomen in German?

Translation of Personalpronomen – German–English dictionary personal pronoun [noun] (linguistics) a pronoun which refers to the first, second, or third persons. (Translation of Personalpronomen from the PASSWORD German–English Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)