Adjective declensions

Weak declension

Case Singular Plural
Masculine Neuter Feminine
Nominative -e -e -e -en
Accusative -en -e -e -en
Dative -en -en -en -en
Genitive -en -en -en -en

Attributive adjectives follow this declension when they are after the definite article (der) or:

  • dieser
  • jener
  • welcher
  • mancher
  • alle

Mixed declension

Case Singular Plural
Masculine Neuter Feminine
Nominative -er -es -e -en
Accusative -en -es -e -en
Dative -en -en -en -en
Genitive -en -en -en -en

Attributive adjectives follow this declension when they are after:

  • The indefinite article: ein
  • The negative article: kein
  • Possessive articles: mein, dein, sein, ihr, unser, euer, Ihr

Strong declension

Case Singular Plural
Masculine Neuter Feminine
Nominative -er -es -e -e
Accusative -en -es -e -e
Dative -em -em -er -en
Genitive -en -en -er -er

Attributive adjectives follow this declension when they are not preceded by articles.

No declension

The following adjectives are used as they are, without any declension suffix:

  • Predicative adjectives
  • Adjectives ending with -a - for example, prima
  • Adjectives composed by Location name + -er - for example, M√ľnchner