Genitive - Exercises

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Exercise

Type in the articles, adjectives, and nouns in the genitive form.

  1. Wer ist der Fahrer (das gelbe Auto) ?[Who is the driver of the yellow car?]|article for masculine/neuter gets the ending es|when an article is present, adjectives get the ending en|masculine/neuter nouns that end in vowels get the genitive ending s
  2. Sie ist die Moderatorin (eine bekannte Sendung) .[She is the moderator of a well-known television programme.]|article for feminine/plural gets the ending er|when an article is present, adjectives get the ending en|feminine nouns and plurals have no genitive ending
  3. Wie ist das Befinden (der neue Patient) ?[How is the condition of the new patient?]|article for masculine/neuter gets the ending es|when an article is present, adjectives get the ending en|some masculine nouns get the genitive ending en
  4. Er ist der Anwalt (berühmte Persönlichkeiten) .[He is the lawyer of famous public figures.]|when the plural is used without an article, adjectives get the ending er
  5. Unsere Stadt war der Austragungsort (ein wichtiges Sportereignis) .[Our city was the site of an important sport event.]|article for masculine/neuter gets the ending es|when an article is present, adjectives get the ending en|masculine/neuter nouns that end in a short vowel + s double the s und get the ending es

Type in the pronouns in the genitive form

  1. Richard erzählte uns von den Erlebnissen (er)  Reisen.[Richard told us about the experiences of his travels.]|er → sein…|Reisen = plural → ending er
  2. Ich gratuliere dir zur Erfüllung (du)  Traumes![I congratulate you on the fulfillment of your dream!]|du → dein…|Traum = masculine → ending es
  3. Wie ist der Name (ihr)  Babys?[What is the name of your baby?]|ihr → eur…|Baby = neuter → ending es
  4. Das entzieht sich (ich)  Kenntnis.[That eludes my notice.]|ich → mein…|Kenntnis = feminine → ending er
  5. Als sie ins Bad ging, lag das Gebiss (sie)  Opas auf dem Waschbecken.[When she went into the bathroom, the dentures of her grandfather were lying by the washbasin.]|sie → ihr…|Opa = masculine → ending es

Type in the pronouns, adjectives, and nouns in the genitive form.

  1. Ich würde gern ein paar Fotos (dein letzter Urlaub)  sehen.[I’d like to see a few photos from your last holiday.]|Urlaub = masculine → deines|when a pronoun is present, the adjective gets the ending en|masculine nouns get the ending (e)s
  2. Das ist das Ergebnis (meine jahrelange Arbeit) .[This is the result of my year-long project.]|Arbeit = feminine → meiner|when a pronoun is present, the adjective gets the ending en|feminine nouns have no genitive ending
  3. Der Schnitt (ihr neues Kleid)  gefällt mir sehr gut.[I really like the cut of her new dress.]|Kleid = neuter → ihres|when a pronoun is present, the adjective gets the ending en|neuter nouns get the ending (e)s
  4. Diese schwierige Aufgabe bedarf (seine absolute Konzentration) .[This difficult task requires his absolute concentration.]|Konzentration = feminine → seiner|when a pronoun is present, the adjective gets the ending en|feminine nouns have no genitive ending
  5. Ungeachtet (unser entschiedener Einspruch)  wurde das Vorhaben umgesetzt.[Notwithstanding our firm objection, the plan was implemented.]|Einspruch = masculine → unseres|when a pronoun is present, the adjective gets the ending en|masculine nouns get the ending (e)s