Talking about masculine nouns, German has the three categories weak/strong/mixed. Then the strong one is divided into three classes for the plural. A noun is placed into a particular category/class ...
Am heutigen 6. Dezember ist Nikolaus. Ein Fest für die Kinder. Die fragen aber ihre klugen Eltern nach deutscher Grammatik: "Sind das nun Nikolause oder Nikoläuse, die wir heute bekommen haben?" ...
Unlike "trousers" in English we use "Hose" in both, singular and plural forms. This also includes situations where we use it like a plurale tantum (even though it is none in German). Sometimes we can ...
In German there is some confusion on the gender of "Virus" where both masculine and neuter are used: Das Influenzavirus ändert jährlich seine Oberflächenstruktur. Ich habe mir den Virus im ...
One of the things that I really liked about German, as I was studying it in college was the very orderly grammar, which actually helped me to understand my native English better. As a non-native ...