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"I know her cousins."

Translation:Znám její bratrance.

December 30, 2017



why isn't it 'jejích' as 'bratrance' is plural and masculine animated?


The form of "její" / "jijich" is derived from the person(s) whose cousins they are, not from the cousins.

her cousins -> její bratranci

his cousins -> jeho bratranci

their cousins -> jejich bratranci


The form "jejích" is for the genitive case (without her cousins - bez jejích bratranců); in the above sentence, you need to use the accusative case (Znám její bratrance. - both the pronoun and the noun are in the plural, masculine animate, accusative case).

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