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I am "new" in German learning. I found this table (bellow). According to the table the accusative of "mein" for the third person singular neutral (es) is: meines? However, in this other link, it says it is meins, and I saw other websites that say just mein. So I am confused now. Can someone suggest a reliable source where I can see an overview with most of the cases, like in the picture? enter image description here

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In a nutshell, this declension for mein depends on whether (or the way) mein is tied to a noun:

Das ist mein Haus (attributiv)
Dein Haus ist groß. Meines ist klein. (nicht attributiv)
(Dein Haus ist groß.) Das meine ist klein. (nicht attributiv mit Artikel)

A nice table is for me that of Wiktionary. I would post it, but one cannot write tables here in SE.

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  • what about "meins", in the second link it is mentioned. Also, do you know a table where also also depicted dein, sein, ein, kein, etc?
    – Bur Nor
    May 26 at 21:09
  • @BurNor meins is the same as meines in this case. As for the table, you just have to look at the corresponding table in Wiktionary. It has them all.
    – c.p.
    May 27 at 9:39
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All three are correct. It depends on the usage.

  • as an attribute of a noun (before a noun)

    Ich sehe mein Kind.

  • non attributive, without an article.

    Welches Kind siehst du? - Ich sehe meines.

  • non attributive, with an article.

    Welches Kind siehst du? - Ich sehe das meine.

Also note, that the order of the cases in the picture is unusual. The standard order is:

  1. Fall = Nominativ
  2. Fall = Genitiv
  3. Fall = Dativ
  4. Fall = Akkusativ

The term »Dritter Fall« is a synonyme for »Dativ« etc.

The reliable source is Wiktionary.

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  • what about "meins", in the second link it is mentioned. Also, do you know a table where also also depicted dein, sein, ein, kein, etc?
    – Bur Nor
    May 26 at 21:09
  • Regarding the order of the cases, see german.stackexchange.com/questions/7861/numbering-cases
    – Carsten S
    May 26 at 21:21
  • @Hubert what do you think (-e) (-en) (-er) in the in gray in the table (from the figure attached to the post) meant? I dont understand their significance
    – Bur Nor
    May 26 at 21:44

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