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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ehsan

"Ein deutsches Kind isst Obst."

April 3, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ehsan

lost a heart for using "fruits" instead of fruit. why can't I use fruits here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brasil2004

Obst ist ein Singularetantum, dh. es gibt kein Plural von Obst im deutschen! the same=Milch (milk)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/asac3000

thank you brazil2004 for the answer in German. Love this way of answering when it remains simple enough to be understood. I felt proud when noticed I understood your explanation in German. Great!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/xiongnu1987

Fruit is uncountable in English too.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mirage014

Why is it "deutsches" in this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vinaysaini

thanks brasil2004. to mirage014: "deutsches" here functions as an adjective mentioning the nationality of the child (a neuter gender in German).

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