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

"Meine besten Freunde!"

January 13, 2013

8 Comments


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

Freunde? Why not Freunden??

January 13, 2013

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

The plural is Freunde. If they were all female it would be "Freundinnen" (singular is Freundin)

January 13, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greenfire315

why besten?

April 21, 2013

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

I'd like to know too!

May 10, 2013

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

Plural "ein" word, nominative, weak inflection
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_declension#Mixed_inflection.5B6.5D

May 10, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greenfire315

It would be "beste" for a "der" word though right?

May 10, 2013

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

Definite article - "der" word:

No article:

May 10, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/az_p
Mod

    For a singular "friend", yes:

    Der beste Freund
    Die beste Freundin

    But for ein-words, you need to inflect it differently:

    Mein bester Freund
    Meine beste Freundin

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