The case of a noun or pronoun is an inflectional form that indicates its grammatical function in a phrase, clause, or sentence

This tag should be used for questions about the German cases (nominative, accusative, dative, and genitive).

This tag is appropriate for questions targeting the inflection of a word, like declination of nouns.

Combine this tag with if you are interested in whether or not your example sentence is a valid German sentence. Use instead if you want to know, for example, rules to figure out which case is appropriate and how to inflect words.

For questions about one individual case, use , , , and respectively.

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