ihm

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German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

ihm

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

Further reading[edit]

  • ihm in Duden online

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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

ihm

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

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