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"Bitte mit welcher?"

February 8, 2013

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If you fail the translation, the explanation 'In dative case, use "welcher" for feminine nouns like ""' is strange. Why feminine?

February 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/kyky
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"mit" requires dative and the dative form of "welche/r/s" is "welcher". For examole: "Mit welcher Frage fängt das Interview an?"

February 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/magicLamp76

Enlightening! Thank you! I thought it should be "Bitte mit welchem?". But now thanks to you I realized that this should be correct only in contexts like "Bitte mit welchem Mann?".

February 8, 2013

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:)

February 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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I still don't understand why it has to be feminine.

"Bringen mir bitte das Fleisch mit Wein."

"Bitte mit welchem?"

Can't it be correct? "Wein" is masculine and "with what one" has to be masculine too.

March 5, 2013

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That would be correct, too.

March 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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Thanks!

March 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/kate_dorrer
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Why can not "bitte" be translated as "sorry" in this case?

March 19, 2013
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