Archaic Dutch Declension - Pronouns - Relative Pronoun

Relative Pronoun

Dutch has two different relative pronouns: die and wie. The die-form is the regular form, the wie-form is only used when the antecedent is missing. The words waar, waarmee, etc. are no pronouns but adverbs.

The declension of die

Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative die die dat
Genitive wiens wier wiens
Dative dien dier dien
Accusative dien die dit
Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative die die die
Genitive wier wier wier
Dative dien dien/dier dien
Accusative die die die

The declension of wie:

Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative wie wie wat
Genitive wiens wier wiens
Dative wien wier wien
Accusative wien wie wat
Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative wie wie wie
Genitive wier wier wier
Dative wien wien/wier wien
Accusative wie wie wie

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