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"I am Lukas, a student."

Translation:Ich bin Lukas, Student.

November 22, 2017



Thats not correct its: ichh bin Lukas, ein Student. You forgot 'ein' please fix :-)


It should be "Ich bin Lukas, ein Schüler". Its not unsilimar in Germany that "Schüler" is your last name! :) But its correct, you dont really need an articel. But you should.


Oder auch: Ich bin der Schüler Lukas.


I am German. And yes, it should be "Ich bin Lukas, ein Student."

It's not exactly wrong not to use "ein". But that is a very casual form and calls for special occasions. Like when someone says: hey, Fred, what's your profession?" you could answer:" I am Luke, student!". Still, it sounds rather impolite. Even in English. In this case we would rather say: "Ich bin Lukas. Und ich bin Student."

In a normal conversation it is definitely: "Ich bin Lukas, ein Student." As someone else said, otherwise it sounds more like a last name.


Ich Lukas, bin Student should have worked


"Ich Lukas"? Seriously?

That's stereotypical foreigner-speak in Germany, but not correct at all. It's like "Me Tarzan, you Jane".


He forgot a comma: "Ich, Lukas, bin Student." works perfectly. "Ich" is an apposition then, clarifying the subject of the sentence Lukas.


DennisAlt is right! I'm a native speaker


Native speaker here! "Ich bin Lukas, EIN Student" is definetly the better option here

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