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

What is the difference between Ihr and Du?

May 24, 2017

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

Ihr is for plural and Du is for singular. Both are informal. The formal You is Sie (always capitalized).

May 24, 2017

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

Does it matter when you use Ihr and Du? Also...... how do you know? The guy who answered first told me something different. So how do you know that ihr and du are informal and sie is formal

May 24, 2017

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

In the first lesson (basics) there are some tips and it says the difference between them.

May 24, 2017

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

If you are talking to just one person you should use Du. You should use Ihr when talking to many people. It doesn't matter which you use on Duolingo.

May 24, 2017

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

OK Thanks

May 24, 2017
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