Possessive adjectives

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Kikko
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Possessive adjectives

Postby Kikko » 27-Aug-02 22:39

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Today is bout Possessive adjectives...

N petruv otec (peter's father)
G petrova otec (of the peter's father)
D petrovu otec (to peter's father)
...

Is it right?

In my book there are two adj-guide: otcuv and matcin (c with hacek);
Does an adjective belong to the first or the second adj-guide depending on the last consonant (hard and soft, just like for nouns)?

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Postby Dana » 29-Aug-02 0:32

Hi Kikko,

The correct way is:

N Petruv otec
G Petrova otce
D Petrovu otci
A Petrova otce
V Petruv otce (c with hacek)
L Petrovu otci
I Petrovým otcem

You have to change the noun too - otec, otce, otci..., like in muz, muze, muzi... (z with hacek).

The difference between "otcuv" and "matcin" is the gender of the noun - masc. (otec) vs. fem. (matka). So when changing masculine nouns into possessives, you'll use "otcuv", and when changing feminine nouns into possessives, you'll use "matcin"

Examples:
chlapec (boy), syn (son), kamarád (friend - masc.), pes (dog) will have the endings of "otcuv" - chlapcuv, synuv, kamaráduv, psuv
dívka (girl), dcera (daughter), kamarádka (friend - fem.), Hanka (fem. name) will have the endings of "matcin" - dívcin, dcerin (r with hacek), kamarádcin, Hancin
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Postby Kikko » 29-Aug-02 0:40

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