Indefinite articles in the dative case
These are the endings for the indefinite article (equivalent to “a” in English) in the dative case: Dativ
|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|
- In the plural there is no indefinite article.
- Plural nouns that do not end in -s or -n have an -n added in the dative:
Ich helfe Tieren. (die Tiere)
I help animals (the animals)
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