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Dative Pronouns vs Accusative Pronouns

Dative and Accusative Pronouns seem the same to me when translated in English.

Does anyone know when to use which?

April 17, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/Andrei926539

Accusative pronouns answer to the question "pe cine?" (who?) and dative pronouns answer to the question "cui?" (to whom?).

Ex:

Accusative:

El mă vede pe mine (He sees me) - Pe cine vede el? (who does he see?)

Answer: pe mine (me)

Dative:

(Mie) îmi este frig (I am cold) - Cui îi este frig? (To whom is it cold - approx.)

Answer: Mie îmi (to me)

Hope that helps somehow.

April 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/SamuelCristea

Yes, I know what you mean, however I get confused when to use which and I've been asking this question for quite some time but still haven't found a solution.

April 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrei926539

Give me an example, please.

April 17, 2018
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