Questions tagged [nominative]

relating to the grammatical case that marks typically the subject of a verb

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Nominative or Accusative case “Sie ist meine Mutter”

In the phrase: Sie ist meine Mutter. 'meine Mutter' is the nominative case although I don't understand why this is so since I naturally think that it should be the accusative case as it receives the ...
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Clarification on nominative versus accusative in some sentences

I was wondering, in a sentence such as Das Haustier ist ein Hund would ein Hund be nominative or accusative (making it einen)? It seems like it should be accusative because it answers the ...