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"I do not have a mother."

Translation:У меня нет мамы.

November 29, 2015

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

I write down correct answer???!? У меня нет мамы but doulingo say its incorrect


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex.mrx

I expected it to be "У меня нет есьт мамы" Why dont we need the есьт? Thank you very much for helping me out


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

When you negate a sentence of possession, you drop есть and replace it with нет.


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

Очень грустный (((


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

Why does У меня нет мать not work here?


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

Мать needs to be in the genitive case, so it should be у меня нет матери.

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