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Ein vs. einen?

What's the difference, and when do you use each one? Thanks!

May 28, 2012



Maskulinum Femininum Neutrum Plural Nominativ ein eine ein ---------- Akkusativ einen eine ein ---------- Dativ einem einer einem ---------- Genitiv eines einer eines ----------

Nominative is when you use the noun as subject of the sentence. Accusative is when you use the nous as direct complement. Dative is when you use the noun as indirect complement. Genitive, I am not sure yet.

Each article changes depending in the function of the noun in the sentence.

I hope I explained myself.


Im sorry, my structure didnt work.

I took it from here http://es.wikibooks.org/wiki/Alem%C3%A1n/Gram%C3%A1tica/Art%C3%ADculos It is in spanich but it is the second box, where it says "(Indefiniter Artikel, positiv)".

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