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

German Beginner - Drinking

Hey guys, new German learner here. Can somebody tell me the difference between Trinkt, Trinkst, Trinke, and Trinken? I think I get a few differences between them, but I'm still kind of confused. Thanks!

July 17, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob20020

It's conjugation.

Ich trinke

Du trinkst

Er/Sie/Es trinkt

Wir trinken

Ihr trinkt

Sie/sie trinken

Most verbs follow this pattern.


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

Hi, not everyone in the general "Duolingo" forum is learning German, but if you edit your post and change the topic to "German" you'll probably find a ton of German savvy folks that are happy to help you.

I suspect it depends on who is doing the drinking. That's how French and Spanish work, anyway. The verb form tells you who the subject is (me, you, them...).


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

I was a bit confused with the topics, but I changed it to German just now. Thank you for informing me!


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

Thank you!!


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

Yep, it's verb conjugation. Same idea as in Spanish or French.


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

I see, thank you!

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