"Mit mir, Freund."

January 12, 2013


"Mir" is in the dative case, so shouldn't "freund" come first in the translated sentence? I lost a heart for saying "friend with me" and I don't understand why.

January 12, 2013

"mir" is in dative because it comes right after "mit". "Friend with me" would be "Freund mit mir". Think of the dative case as more of a 'prepositional case'

January 12, 2013
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Pay attention to the comma. Mit mir: with me (Dativ), Freund: (my) friend (Nom/Vocativ)

January 13, 2013
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