Declension is the process of the inflection of NOUNS, PRONOUNS, ARTICLES, ADJECTIVES and NUMERALS: the changes of the ending or the stem in these word types to reflect grammatical case, gender and number. (About the inflection of verbs refer to → conjugation.) Terms: declension; to decline | Deklination (fem. noun); deklinieren (weak verb), or Beugung (fem. noun) / beugen (weak verb).

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