Should one necessarily learn, when a verb goes with Dativ and when with Akkusativ, or can it be deduced?
How to determine if a verb in question induces
dativ? If there are direct object and indirect object, they are associated
genitiv respectively (kind of tautological):
Ich schenke dir einen Wagen [
duist hier das indirekte Objekt;
ein Wagendas direkte Objekt ]
But not all verbs are so easily managed. I'm after hints that can make me save lot of time learning which verb goes with which case (if there are rules at all).
What to do if there is only one object? For sake of concreteness, let's take two verbs, say,
fragen which seem to be not very different: one asks a question to somebody and one answers a question to somebody. However, the first induces
dativ and the second
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Or in the words of the rule above, how does one know that
ich is a undirect object for
antworten while a direct object for