I am confused as to why the phrase, "Can I help you" is Kann Ich Dir helfen? and not Kann Ich Dich helfen?
March 3, 2018
The answer is that dir is always dative not accusative.
The verb helfen takes the dative so in "Can I help you", the "you" has to be dative.
Here is a link about verbs that take the dative:
August 24, 2018
Oh Lord, another twist of the German language to wrap my poor adled brain around!
August 28, 2018
Keine Sorgen, Fred. Alles wird bald klappen!
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