Gentive Prepositions

Präpositionen mit Genitiv



Prepositions in German determine the grammatical case of the articles and pronouns used with them. This lesson deals with those that technically take the genitive case.

More often than not though genitive prepositions are used with the dative case instead. This is true even of formal documents or conversations.

There are three other groups of German prepositions:



Play innerhalb
inside of genitive
Play trotz
in spite of genitive despite genitive
Play während
in the course of genitive during genitive
Play wegen
due to genitive because of genitive



Play Es liegt außerhalb der Stadt.
It's located outside of the city.

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