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Ownership and its correlations are being conveyed. Various forms of the Possessivpronomen can be connected through und. So can Possessivpronomen and any preceding genitive attribute (Genitivattribut):
Die Possessivpronomen (The Possessive Pronouns)
Note: All forms of Du and Euer are capitalized in letters, etc.
The declension form - i.e. the pronoun's ending - depends on the noun. The declension of other noun-accompanying attributes is likewise governed by the noun. Specifically, the ending depends on the noun's grammatical number, gender, and declension case. See the table following.
Possessive Pronoun Endings of mein, dein, sein, ihr, Ihr, unser, euer, ihr
(see also the Table above) memorize!
M, F, and N
Note: Preferred use is that with -ig ending. This (i.e. "-ig") substantiated pronoun should not capitalized, according to dictionaries. See Duden 1 "Die Rechtschreibung" 18.Aufl. Examples:
One [e] may be omitted in the following forms:
These are examples where one can only resort to correctly reconstructing the original text's clearly expressed meaning, when translating to English.
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