https://www.duolingo.com/mikethespikeus

"Ihre Bücher?"

March 28, 2013

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/mikethespikeus

I need a refresher. Ihre versus euer?

March 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/lilygilder

In singular "she - her" translates to "sie - ihre", meaning only one female. There is also the formal "you - your" which means "Sie - Ihre". This could mean singular or plural, but is always formal. In plural there is also "you - your" meaning "ihr - euer". So the difference between Ihre and eure is the degree of fomality.

March 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/miriam0216

Thank you so much!!

March 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sfyr

Can this mean her, your o their books?

August 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Schorschi

Yes, all three. Her books. Their books. Your books (formal address).

August 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sfyr

thanks

August 9, 2013
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