Grammar

Possessive determiners (3)

Possessive determiners in the accusative and dative case

Der Mann rechts ist mein Vater.

Der Brief ist für meinen Vater.

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Das bin ich mit meinem Vater.

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Possessive determiners in the accusative and dative singular have the same endings as indefinite articles. In the plural, the possessive determiner ends in -e (nominative, accusative) or in -en (dative). Here are all the forms that you have learned up to now:

Singular

Masculine Feminine Neuter

Nominative: -

Nominative: -e

Nominative: -

mein Vater meine Mutter mein Kind

Accusative: -en

Accusative: -e

Accusative: -

meinen Vater meine Mutter mein Kind

Dative: -em

Dative: -er

Dative: -em
meinem Vater meiner Mutter meinem Kind

 

Plural

Nominative: -
meine Eltern

Accusative: -e

meine Eltern

Dative: -en

meinen Eltern

 

For euer the second e is omitted if an ending is added.

euer -> eure/euren/eurem/eurer

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