Pronoun Cases in German Grammar

Introduction

Personal pronouns and possessive pronouns have to be declined in German grammar. On this page, you will find an overview of the declension of pronouns in all four German cases. Click on one of the links below for an in-depth explanation with exercises for each of the four German cases.

Declension Table: Personal Pronouns In German Grammar

casepronouns
nominative ich du er sie es wir ihr sie Sie
accusative mich dich ihn sie es uns euch sie Sie
dative mir dir ihm ihr ihm uns euch ihnen Ihnen

Declension Table: Possessive Pronoun Endings in German Grammar

dependent possessive pronoun
(I’m reading my book.)
independent possessive pronoun
(You’re reading yours.)
nominativeaccusativedativegenitivenominativeaccusativedative
masculine -en -em -es -er -en -em
feminine -e -e -er -er -e -e -er
neuter -em -es -(e)s -(e)s -em
plural -e -e -en -er -e -e -en