"Ein Glas Wein"

Translation:A glass of wine

February 5, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/Saboteur

why is there no word for "of"?

February 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Lexht
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German doesn't do that. There is a word for it, but all the phrases like this that have of in English just have two nouns together in the same case in German. Cup of coffee, bowl of soup, glass of wine, etc.

May 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/linamkraw

why is "a wine glass" not accepted

July 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Slitinsky2012

Why without umlaut? I thought it was - Das Gläs = the glass...

April 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/AndreasWitnstein
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“the glass” = ‘das Glas’; “the glasses” = ‘die Gläser’

May 31, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/pawel123

Why not use Genitiv here?

May 5, 2016
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