Wie geht es Ihnen?

Discussion in 'Deutsch (German)' started by frone, Oct 31, 2006.

  1. frone Senior Member

    Earth
    Bahasa
    Guten Tag,

    I just started learning German, and want to know what is the literal translation of 'Wie geht es Ihnen' please?

    Everywhere it is translated as 'how are you'...but...isn't 'Ihnen' here in dative form?

    Please give me a light ^_^

    Thank you in advance!
     
  2. gabrigabri

    gabrigabri Senior Member

    奥地利
    Italian, Italy (Torino)
    Is is:
    How does it (the life) go to you?
    To you=Ihnen

    Ok?
     
  3. frone Senior Member

    Earth
    Bahasa
    Yes, very ok!
    Thank you so much, gabrigabri :)
     

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