"Geb es unserem Vater."

February 11, 2013


I thought it was er/es/sie 'gibt' for geben?

February 11, 2013
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It's the imperative (command) form here, but you're right that the German sentence is wrong. It should be "gib" or "gebt" or "geben Sie".

Using "geb" instead of "gib" is a mistake frequently made by native speakers in colloquial speech.

February 11, 2013
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