https://www.duolingo.com/Bernardsia

"Der Vater des Jungen, mit dem du gespielt hast"

February 18, 2013

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Bernardsia

The boy's father, with whom you have played

this should be accepted as well.

February 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/alisatanya

It is said in the sentence "Der Vater des Jungen, mit dem du gespielt hast" that you played with the boy. Your translation has different meaning: you played with the father of that boy.

February 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems

I don't know why you were downvoted, you are completely right. Bernardsia's sentence "The boy's father, with whom you have played" indicates that you played with the father, and is wrong. The German sentence is saying that you played with the boy.

  • Who is that over there?
  • That is the father of the boy with whom you played.
March 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/mikejof

why is it the father of the boy (singular)? Isn't 'Jungen' the plural form?

March 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/alisatanya

"des Jungen" is a Genitiv case from singular Junge. I found this table here http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/Junge : Kasus: Singular - Plural (1); Nominativ: der Junge - die Jungen; Genitiv: des Jungen - der Jungen; Dativ: dem Jungen - den Jungen; Akkusativ: den Jungen - die Jungen

March 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/BarakSaltz

Is "Der Vater des Jungen, mit wem du gespielt hast" acceptable?

May 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BarakSaltz

Message Title : "This is the boy with whom you played. "

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The answer would seem to be no.

May 7, 2017
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