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How to say one of.

Hey Everyone. Now I know you can use 'einer meiner' to say 'one of my' but is this used for all genders? Or is 'einer meiner' just for one gender? And if so please write down the others below.

cluney

January 30, 2018

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It depends on the gender of the noun.

Masculine -- Der Baum. Das ist einer meiner Bäume.

Feminine -- Die Katze. Das ist eine meiner Katzen.

Neuter -- Das Buch. Das ist eines meiner Bücher.

January 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/cluney2

Thankyou

January 31, 2018

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I think it is plural genitive of a possessive pronoun as in one of my many things .I checked the grammar table.

January 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/cluney2

Thankyou

January 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/GelsenWolf
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Hi, the gendering is only in Heikes example in the undefined articles eine, einer, eines When i mean only one of the group, in connection with a possessive pronoun in Example meine Bücher means all of your books eines meiner Bücher means only one of your books (For explanation im a German nativ speaker) so like Heike. Im since 5 Days in the Englisch - German course for learning more vocabulary and phrases.

January 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/cluney2

Thankyou

January 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/aliya198650
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err...thank you,helped a bit! o_o

February 1, 2018
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