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

"Roter Wein?"

March 12, 2013

4 Comments


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

Why is it not in Nominative?

March 12, 2013

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

It is in the nominative.

March 12, 2013

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

'Roter Wein' is a strange thing to say in German. 'Red wine' is 'Rotwein'.

March 12, 2013

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

Just to add to christian and wataya's posts, this is why it is "roter":
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_declension#Strong_inflection.5B6.5D.5B7.5D

Also, I suggest bookmarking the page. A lot of my questions can be answered using it in combination with the "word formation" option here: http://www.canoo.net/index_en.html

March 12, 2013
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