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"Mit mir, Freund."

January 12, 2013

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"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

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"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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