Web-based quizzes on German adjective endings and declination. Explanation of German adjective endings and declination. Adjektivendungen – Gezeigt wird ein sicheres System, um die richtige German. English. Sie hat eine nette Schwester. Deutsches Brot schmeckt sehr gut.

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When a German gets his hands on an adjective, he declines it, and keeps on declining it adjktivendungen the common sense is all declined out of it.

Exercise 2 Die Adjektivdeklination I(easy) – Learn German online

For more details check Deklination der Substantive. Examples of predicate adjectives: This exercise will open in a new window, as its navigation buttons will deufsch you to a web worksheet on art, and not back to this page on adjective endings.

Wir lieben klein e Babys. Student of the 7th grade, German school Tenerife.

Adjectives following the verbs seinwerden and bleiben are called adjektivendumgen adjectivesas opposed to attributive adjectiveswhich precede the noun they describe and take adjective endings. Die Frau, der Frau, eine Frau, and einer Frau all show gender. If you look for indefinite article, singular, male, nominative you find the ending “er”.

Deutsch es Brot schmeckt sehr gut.

Prüfe dich: Adjektivendungen Self-Tests

When you are finished, click “Submit” if you are satisfied with your score. If YES if the article already shows the gender: So it must be “ein nett er Mann”.


I can’t make them fun, but I can at least make them a little easier. There are two ways to use adjectives in a sentence: Der Mann wird alt. The noun we have to consider here is “Brief”.


This questions brings us to the second principle, which helps us with the learning of German adjective endings: The adjective which describes the letter is “lang”.

Hier ist eine kleine Lampe. If the adjective does not precede the nounit takes no ending! Now let’s have a look at the table for definite articles. Notes If there is more than one adjective preceding a noun, they will all take the same ending.

Wo ist das viel e Geld, das ich dir gegeben hatte? Da ist der klein e Mann. Many textbooks try to totally avoid any tables and treat the adjective and several accompanying words only incidentally, in the hope that the students practice and learn the rules of the German adjective endings more or less unconsciously. This exercise, compiled by Dr. Each question involves a German idiom or figure of speech. Ich spreche mit der netten Frau. Sie isst das frisch e Brot.

The following are a few common adjective nouns: All you have to do is to answer these 4 questions and the look for the right ending in the table. Incorrect guesses deuhsch reduce your score. With some effort, you should be able to put the correct endings on adjectives without having to refer to a massive diagram or chart.


Strong Endings No “Determiner” Present. What does this mean exactly? All attributive adjectives — that is, adjectives that precede a noun which they modify — MUST show declension, i. If NO if the noun is pluraladd -en.

When this case-ending is not used by the adjekfivendungen word, it has to be used by the adjective.

You will be asked 20 questions. I see the new professor.

If you look for indefinite article, singular, male, accusative you’ll find the ending “en”. When you’ve found the correct answer, check the feedback box for an explanation of the meaning of the expression. Learn the most important subordinators with ONE simple pictogram Learn accusative prepositions with mnemonic images.

Some nouns get an additional ending as well.