By Wendy Foster
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Ich glaube, er kommt aus Bremen. (The new German teacher is Herr Mangold. ) You refer, grammatically speaking, to Herr Mangold as er (he). In most (but not all) cases in German, male beings are der nouns, and female beings are die nouns. ߜ Hast du die tolle Gitarre im Schaufenster gesehen? Sie hat zwölf Seiten. (Have you seen the cool guitar in the shop window? ) Strange but true: Grammatically speaking, a guitar is feminine, so you refer to it as sie (she). Most nouns ending in -e are feminine nouns.
She’d like to go . ) clause j mit meiner Familie (with my family) phrase k wunderbar (wonderful) suffix l pronoun; They’re on the table. Sie is a pronoun. The usual German word order is subject + verb. Here, the subject is a pronoun. m adjective; There are a lot of exotic animals in the zoo. Exotische describes the plural noun Tiere. The suffix ending -isch is often comparable to the suffix -ic or -ical in English. n conjunction; I like the penguins, but the elephants are more interesting. The two sentence parts are joined by the conjunction aber (but).
Ich dachte, du gehst mit uns. (Really? ) x Wie gefällt Ihnen der neue Bürgermeister? ) y Hast du eine Hose, die besser passt? ) Watch out for word order. qxp 2/25/08 9:21 AM Page 35 Chapter 2: Sorting Out Word Gender and Case that the sentence looks okay. However, the verb (passt) needs to be at the end of the sentence, even though in English, you usually place the adverb (besser) after the verb you’re describing. A Ich kenne den Supermarkt, den du meinst. ) You need den as the pronoun in the accusative because you’re talking about a masculine noun, der Supermarkt, and den is the direct object of the verb meinen (here: meinst), which is in the relative clause den du meinst.