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Genitiv: des Skript[e]s (Duden)


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Die Form heißt Genitiv, sie wird manchmal auch als Wes-Fall oder als 2. Fall (nach der traditionellen Zählung Nominativ – Genitiv – Dativ – Akkusativ) bezeichnet. Typischerweise wird der Genitiv von Skript und vielen anderen Wörtern (Tisch, Stift u.v.m.) in Wörterbüchern mit einem durchgestrichenen e oder ähnlich dargestellt: Skript n, -es Skript n, ...


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Let’s approach it. Remember that directional prepositions can usually take either dative or accusative, depending on whether there is movement or not. In this case, the verb fallen is one that indicates movement strongly. So whenever you fall over, across or below something, it is usually taken as a movement and the case of the location is accusative. ...


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Unter is one the two-way prepositions. It means it either takes the dative, or the accusative: E.g. Die Katze schläft unter dem Tisch(e) The cat sleeps under the table. There's no movement involved, so it's in the dative case. E.g. Die Katze und die Maus rennen unter den Tisch. The cat and the mouse run under the table. In this ...


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Unter can go with either dative or accusative, and you came across two examples of usage with accusative.


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First, let's call things by their right name to avoid confusion: der, die or das can mean different things depending on the context: They can be definite articles, relative pronouns, or I could take the question to mean "when are things masculine, feminine or neuter"?. As I understand your question, what you're asking really is "when should I use a definite ...


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You start from the assumption that the part after ist is the direct object of the sentence, but that assumption is wrong. Consequently, the conclusion that Mutter, Vater, Tisch should be accusative is also wrong. One important role of the verb sein is that of the copula: It links the subject to a complement, which may be called subject complement, ...


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As jera has explained, the correct sentences are Das sind meine Mutter and mein Vater and Das ist mein Tisch That said, I would like to add something to help you understand why. I think you are getting confused with the accusative because you are following a simple (and unfortunately misleading) rule: if it answers the question "Who(m)? What?" ...


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It is not correct to say Das ist meinen Tisch. Correctly, it always has to be Das ist mein Tisch. Therefore, also the sentences Das sind meine Mutter und mein Vater. Das ist mein Vater. Das ist meine Mutter. are correct. Mein, meine, meiner [and so on] are possessive pronouns. Kasus Maskulinum Femininum Neutrum ...



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