Possessive adjectives in the dative in German

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Possessive adjectives in the dative

Here are all the possessive adjectives in the dative case: Dativ

MASKULIN / NEUTRUM FEMININ PLURAL
ich meinem Schlüssel meiner Katze meinen Katzen
du deinem Hotel deiner Schwester deinen Brüdern
er / es seinem Partner seiner Mutter seinen Freunden
sie ihrem Bruder ihrer Chefin ihren Hotels
wir unserem Haus unserer Tante unseren Hunden
ihr eurem Freund eurer Wohnung euren Häusern
sie / Sie ihrem / Ihrem Büro ihrer / Ihrer Oma ihren / Ihren Kleidern

-Schreibt ihr eurer Chefin eine E-Mail? -Ja, gleich.

-Will you write your boss an email? -Yes, in a minute.

Das Auto gehört meiner Schwester.

The car belongs to my sister.

Er schenkt seinem Partner Blumen.

He gives flowers to his partner.

Note: these are also the endings for possessive pronouns in the dative.

Das Lied gefällt meinem Partner. Deinem gefällt es nicht.

My partner likes the song. Yours doesn't like it.


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