Indefinite articles in the dative case

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Indefinite articles in the dative case

This is how the indefinite article is declined in the dative case:

Article Example
masculine EINEM Ich helfe einem Mann I help a man
feminine EINER Ich helfe einer Frau I help a woman
neuter EINEM Ich helfe einem Kind I help a child
Plural - Ich helfe Gästen I help guests

Note:

  • In the plural there is no indefinite article.
  • Plural nouns that do not end in -s or -n have an -n added:

Ich helfe Tieren. (die Tiere)

I help animals (the animals)

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