There are two indefinite articles in German: ein and eine. In English they are described by a or an.
The declension of the indefinite articles is defined by gender and case of the noun. You can find the different specification in this table.
In plural there is no indefinite article. Example: Horrofilme schaue ich nicht gerne. - I do not like to watch horror movies.
|Usage of definite articles||Examples|
|When we are talking about something that is not specially defined.||
Annika ist eine Freundin von Lena. -
Annika is a friend of Lena.
|When we we mention something for the first time and you assume it not be generally known.||
Ich schwimme in einem See. -
The indefinite articles kein, keine are the negative forms of ein, eine and they are declined the same way, as you can see in the table below.
The possesive pronouns listed in this table can be used as a companion of nouns and take the same grammatical endings as the indefinite articles.
|mein||my||Meine Katze ist weiß. - My cat is white.|
|dein||your (familiar singular)||Ist das dein Koffer? - Is this your suitcase?|
|sein||his, its||Seine Freundin ist hier. - His girlfriend is here.|
|ihr||her, their||Ist das ihr Handtuch? - Is that her towel?|
|unser||our||Unsere Wohnung ist klein. - Our apartment is small.|
|euer||your (familiar plural)||Wo ist euer Lehrer? - Where is your teacher?|
|Ihr||your (formal)||Ihre Tochter lächelt. - Your daughter smiles.|
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