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"Im großen Haus"

February 28, 2013

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/z0k

Why is it großen? Does "Im" give weak declension in the dative case?

February 28, 2013

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

'im' is a contraction of 'in dem' so yes, it's dative.

March 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lazanha747

adjectives have strange ways. They have rules of their own:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_adjectives

March 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/z0k

Yep, I have been referring to that table. I just wasn't sure which case to apply - dative or accusative. I found this link that clarified things a bit for me: http://german.about.com/library/weekly/aa052101a.htm

March 4, 2013
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