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is 'mir' omissible? Options
frosty rime
Posted: Saturday, September 7, 2013 2:46:58 PM

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Hi all,

I wonder why 'mir' should be in the following sentence and whether it's omissible or not.


Ich weine über meine goldene Kugel, die mir in den Brunnen hinabgefallen ist.


danke im Voraus,

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IMcRout
Posted: Saturday, September 7, 2013 3:32:59 PM

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It is much more idiomatic and emotional like this, lights.

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frosty rime
Posted: Saturday, September 7, 2013 3:44:10 PM

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I see. ta again.

(Yes I am reading a fairytale, Frog prince)



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