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The Genitive Case?

What makes something a Genitive case and what are some examples? I be tried searching the internet for an answer but it’s all very overwhelming and confusing!

March 5, 2018

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Basically, you use Genitive case to express belonging.
I'm my parents' child: Ich bin das Kind meiner Eltern
My friend's house is there: Das Haus meines Freundes ist da
The color of this dress is beautiful: Die Farbe dieses Kleides ist schön

You're also supposed to use Genitive with a few prepositions (während, wegen, trotz).

Hope it helps a bit, don't hesitate to ask for more should you need it :)

March 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/PoptartTheGreat

Thank you so much! This was super helpful! :D

March 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Vabelie

A pleasure. And I love your biography line!

March 5, 2018
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