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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pauline5

"Mädchen trinken Milch."

January 22, 2013

11 Comments


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

How can anybody know when they Madchen means girl and when Madchen means girls?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ct456568

Does this mean "Girls drink milk", ie in general, or is it supposed to be more specific?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hutcho66

Yep. If it was talking about a particular group of girls, the sentence would be Die Maedchen trinken Milch (The girls drink milk)


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

Why doesn't this also mean "Girls are drinking milk" or "Girls drinking milk"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JulioFdez-Prada

My mind is so dirty :(


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

Mine is not so dirty until I saw yours...


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

why there is no article before 'Madchen' and why does it means only plural and not singular girl?


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

The verb is "trinken", not "trinkt".


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

Can someone please explain why this is "maids"?


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

The verb is (sie - plural) "trink_en_" not "trink_t_" (er/sie/es)...

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