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"Jede Katze"

January 1, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alianait

I'm having trouble differentiating between Jeder and Jede... how can you figure that out by the sound or the context?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dror.Schafer

Jede = feminine, Jeder = maculine, Jedes = neuter

cat = feminine, therefore: jede Katze


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alianait

Ah, wonderful! Thanks for differentiating!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MIKERD

How come when you use a suggested translation that is on the last the answer is wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MoonDust

It can be stupid, I agree. But in this case I think it comes down to common sense. The suggested translations for Jede were Each, All, and Everyone. Neither "All cat" or "everyone cat" makes sense. So it's kinda obvious which "Jede" it is..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nelsonrodrigo

because words have a lot of meanings in other languages, when you translate you're not translating words, but texts, you always have to take the context into consideration to get it right


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dclyne

I know in this case jede is refers to each, but in what context would it translate to "all"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CharleneChaos

Ich liebe Katze, jede Art der Katze.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Muney

why is it not "Jede Katzen"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Willowfae

Because that would be a different phrase. You wouldn't say 'each cats' but 'each cat'. If they had put jede Katzen then they would be looking for 'all cats'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dustyirwin

He is Every Cat. The greatest cat in the world!

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