The German Negative Article “Kein”

Konjunktiv 1

What is the Negative Article?

Declension: “Kein”

The negative article‘s declension is the same as the possessive articles’:

Masculinekein Mannkeinen Mannkeinem Mannkeines Mannes
Femininekeine Fraukeine Fraukeiner Fraukeiner Frau
Neuterkein Kindkein Kindkeinem Kindkeines Kindes
Pluralkeine Elternkeine Elternkeinen Elternkeiner Eltern

Further Examples

  • „Das ist Jens.“
  • „Er hat kein Geld.“
  • „Deshalb hat er kein Auto und keine Freundin.“
  • „Das ist Hanna. Sie hat kein Interesse an Jens.“
  • „Er kann ihr keinen goldenen Ring kaufen.“

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