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

sie mag jedes Kind / wir haben eines

warum 'jedes' und warum 'eines'?

November 24, 2012

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

She likes every/any child. We have one. Those sentences are a little uncommon.


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

Yes, but why are jedes and eines with S?


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

I'd say because it is neuter accusative


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kai_E.
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It's jedes Kind because Kind is neuter and the adjective ending has to be strong because there is no definite article "das." If she liked every flower it would be: Sie mag jede Blume. And it's wir haben eines because the original noun is neuter. For feminine it would be: Wir haben eine; for masculine it would be: Wir haben einen; because the ending changes for the accusative case.

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