What is a good reference to look at the accusative and dative forms of nouns? I was looking at the word Wille in the dictionary, and while in this case I can deduce from the examples that the accusative and dative forms are Willen, it would be nice to have a reference that includes this for every word.

One possible source is Wiktionary, but how reliable is that?


A good source is duden.de, the online version of the German Wörterbuch (similar to Oxford Dictionary).

Enter the word you are looking for (in your example: "Wille") and press enter or click "Los" (german for "go").

You get a list of words that contain your search-string. In our example the first entry is "Wille" which is what you was looking for. Click at "Zum vollständigen Artikel klicken Sie hier." ("Click here for the complete article")

Now scroll down to "Grammatik". Here you find what you are looking for:

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