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"His cat is black."

Translation:Seine Katze ist schwarz.

September 26, 2017



Kater? Why not Katze?


If you incorrectly wrote 'sein Katze', Duolingo will assume you used the correct pronoun but wrong noun, and instead correct you with sein Kater, rather than seine Katze. Both are technically correct, although Germans will default to Katze to talk about a cat of unspecified gender.


Katze is used in the solution above.

(die) Katze = general term for cats
(der) Kater = male cat

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