Dative Prepositions is the thirty-fifth (assuming left to right) skill of the German language tree. In the three lessons that make up this skill, you will learn about dative prepositions (prepositions whose objects are always in the dative case).

Grammar notesEdit

Dative PrepositionsEdit

Dative prepositions will always take the dative case. These are: aus, außer, bei, gegenüber, mit, nach, seit, laut, von, and zu.

Nach Hause and Zu HauseEdit

Nach Hause means "to home" and zu Hause, "at home." The -e at the end is an old relic of German that you will never probably see again.


Lesson 1Edit

  • seit = since
  • von = from, of
  • mit = with

Lesson 2Edit

  • bei = at, with
  • nach = to, after
  • zu = to

Lesson 3Edit

  • vom = of the
  • beim = at the
  • zum = to the
  • zur = to the


Duolingo Lesson:

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