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"Du magst meine Mutter nicht."

Translation:You do not like my mother.

February 18, 2013

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

How come you can't use 'kenne/keine'?


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

kein is used before indefinite nouns.

Possessed nouns such as "my mother" are always definite -- so you need nicht.

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