German edit

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Pronunciation edit

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  • Rhymes: -iːm
  • (colloquially in unstressed position) IPA(key): /əm/

Pronoun edit

ihm

  1. (personal) dative of er; him, to him (indirect object); for him (in some cases).
    Könntest du ihm deinen Stift geben?
    Could you give him your pen?
    Schnell! Gib ihm das!
    Quickly! Give that to him!
  2. (personal) dative of es; to it (indirect object); for it (in some cases).

Further reading edit

  • ihm” in Duden online
  • ihm” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German him, from Old High German himo, from Proto-West Germanic *himmā, from Proto-Germanic *himmai.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ihm

  1. stressed dative of er.
  2. stressed dative of es.

Inflection edit

Further reading edit

Pennsylvania German edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German him, from Old High German himo, from Proto-West Germanic *himmā, from Proto-Germanic *himmai. Compare German ihm.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

ihm

  1. dative of er: him, to him
  2. dative of es: it, to it

Declension edit