The definite article ("the") in the accusative case

Reminder: we use the definite article (der, die, das, etc.) when a person or thing is already known or has already been mentioned.

Magda begrüßt den Mitarbeiter.

Magda greets the staff member.

This is how the definite article changes form in the accusative case. Akkusativ

maskulinDENich mag den Mann
femininDIEich mag die Frau
neutrumDASich mag das Haus
PluralDIEich mag die Männer, die Frauen, die Häuser

Ich kenne den Mann.

I know the man.

Ich rufe die Frau an.

I'm giving the woman a call.

Ich mag die Häuser in Wien.

I like the houses in Vienna.

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