Book 2 Kapitel 5


This chapter introduces Genitive Case.
Masculine and neuter nouns - article is "des", add "es" to the end of the noun.
............Example: Das ist das Auto meines Vaters.

Feminine and plural nouns- article is "der". There is nothing added to the noun.
............Example: Das ist die Bluse meiner Mutter.

Genitive Prepositions

anstatt............instead of
trotz...............in spite of
während.........during
wegen............because of

Table setting vocabulary:

die Gabel................fork
das Glas.................glass
das Messer.............knife
der Pfeffer................pepper
das Salz..................salt
die Schüssel............bowl
die Serviette.............napkin
der Suppenlöffel........soup spoon
die Tasse.................cup
der Teelöffel..............teaspoon
der Teller..................plate
die Untertasse..........saucer
der Zucker................sugar

Additional "der words"

These words follow the pattern of definite articles.
GENDER.................M...............F...................N.....................PL
Nominative..............-er..............-e...................-es..................-e
Accusative..............-en.............-e...................-es..................-e
Dative.....................-em............-er..................-em..................-en
Genitive..................-es.............-er..................-es...................-er

dieser......................this
jeder.......................every
welcher...................which