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"Ihre Eier"

December 31, 2012

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So ambiguous...this can be translated to her/their/your eggs. In spoken German, do such issues exist, or does context help greatly in understanding?

December 31, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/kyky

context helps greatly. If you are talking about some 3rd person, you introduced that person before using the pronoun. And if you address someone and you use then sentences with "Sie" (e.g. "Sie gehen besser nach Hause.") you refer to the addresse and no unintroduced 3rd person plural.

January 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/jakeharris01

why is Eure Eier wrong? is that only for masculine?

May 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Jenzi

"Eure Eier" means "your (plural) eggs" right? - When talking to more than 1 person

June 19, 2013
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