"Die Farben des Vereins sind blau und weiƟ."

April 12, 2013


So "der verein" absolutely cannot be translated as "the union"??

LEO German-English Dictionary gives "union" as one of the translation for "verein"

April 12, 2013
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What is the reason 'Verein' has an 's' at the end of it? The noun is stated to be singular, so it can't be an alternate plural form.

June 7, 2013

I think it has something to do with 'des' (is it genitive form?)

June 12, 2013

It is genitive singular of a masculine noun 'der Verein'

July 9, 2013

In the genitive case, masculine and neuter nouns have an "s" or "es" on the end. So "des Vereins", "des Mannes".

September 17, 2013
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