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Genitive Genitive Presentation Transcript

  • Genitive Case Adjective Endings Frau Caplan-Carbin
  • masc. fem. neut. plur. R E S E N E S E M R M N S R S R no ac da cu mi tiv geni sa na t iv e tiv ti v e e e
  • A noun that is in the genitive case shows a close relationship to another noun. Der Hund der Frau. The woman’s dog. the Genitive Case Der Knochen des Hundes. The dog’s bone. shows possession
  • Die Völker der Welt. The people of the world. Volk (n.) Welt (f.)
  • Eine Frage der Chance a question of chance Der Abfahrt eines Schiffes a ship’s departure
  • Der the Geist spirit der of the Lampe lamp
  • Die Schönheit der Natur
  • Time expressions - Genitive eines Tages = one day, some day einen Tag vs. Ich komme in einem Tag. in einem Tag I will come in one day. vs. eines Tages Ich bleibe einen Tag. I will stay for one day. Ich komme eines Tages. I will come some day.
  • eines Tages Es ist eines Tages letzten Monat passiert. It happened one day last month. Es wird eines Tages nächsten Monat passieren. It will happen some day next month.
  • Genitive nouns Masculine and Neuter nouns of only one syllable add “~es” in the genetive case. Der Ball des Kindes (The child’s ball) Die Tochter des Mannes (the man’s daughter) Das Ende des Tages (the end of the day)
  • Genitive nouns Masculine and Neuter nouns of more than one syllable add only “~s”. Das Buch des Professors Das Zentrum des Universums Die Interesse des Publikums
  • Genitive nouns Feminine and plural nouns have no special genetive endings. Der Mann der Frau. the woman’s husband feminine singular genetive case Der Autor der Bücher. the author of the books plural
  • Showing close relationship or possession two ways genetive case genitive case dative + von der Vater des Mädchens s dative + von = der Vater von dem Mädchen
  • Wessen? R N M E E R wer S wen S M E E wem N Whose? S R S R wessen
  • Das E nde Vielen Dank Print Notepage 2 for a summary handout.