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Dottie is a dog

I have a doberman named Dottie Lynn. If I want to say "Dottie is a dog" is it "Dottie ist ein Hund" even though Dottie is a girl?

4 years ago

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sakasiru
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Yes. If you want to stress that she is a girl, you can also say "Dottie ist eine Hündin".

4 years ago

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As for a male dog, the "technical" term is "(der) Rüde".

4 years ago
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