"Der Mann hat einen Elefanten."

Translation:The man has an elephant.

April 3, 2018

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Why is it Elefanten here, when there is just one elephant involved?

April 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Paralars1

The Akkusativ form of Elefant is Elefanten, for some reason. Just like all its forms except the Singular Nominativ.

April 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/jzsuzsi

There are other nouns like that too, look up weak nouns:

http://germanforenglishspeakers.com/nouns/weak-nouns-the-n-declension/

April 3, 2018
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