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German Grammar – Accusative Case

Accusative is the direct object of verb or sentences. Being accusative an object is necessary. for example: Kamal singt ein Lied. (Kamal s...

Accusative is the direct object of verb or sentences. Being accusative an object is necessary. for example:
Kamal singt ein Lied. (Kamal sings a song)
Sita hat ein Kind. (Sita has a Kid)

In these both sentences there is a (song and kid) direct object. when there is a direct object in a sentences the direct object takes accusative form of the article.



Article Table for Accusative Case
Nominative
M
F
Nt
Pl
Definite
Indefinite
Den
einen
Die
eine
Das
ein
Die



Example:
Ich habe einen Kuli.
Das Kind isst die Schokolade.

In these two above sentences "einen Kuli" and "die Schokolade" are accusative case. Because being direct object both take (follow) acusative article.

When you see definite and indefinite table and compare nominative with accusative table you will find only nominative "der" becomes "den" in accusative and so is the case with indefinite article Nominative "ein" becomes accusative "einen" rest is same.

You can also recognize an accusative case seeing some verbs and prepositions.
For example: