Indefinite articles in the dative case
These are the endings for the indefinite article (equivalent to “a” in English) in the dative case: Dativ
|Ich helfe einem Mann I help a man
|Ich helfe einer Frau I help a woman
|Ich helfe einem Kind I help a child
|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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