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

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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

ArtikelNomen
maskulin DEN den Mann
feminin DIE die Frau
neutrum DAS das Haus
Plural DIE 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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