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de-noun ? (genitive de-noun, plural de-nounen)


This is the template to use for all German nouns. This template automatically adds pages to Category:German nouns. It is implemented by Module:de-headword.

This template contains the necessary meta-data to allow users who are using accelerated editing to create any grammatical forms semi-automatically.

Usage

Use it directly under the "part of speech" header:

==German==

===Noun===
{{de-noun|m|Baums|gen2=Baumes|Bäume|Bäumchen}}

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Parameters

This template can take various parameters, both numbered and named. See m:Help:Template for help with templates and parameters in general.

1= and g2=, g3=
Specifies the gender. m for masculine gender, f for feminine, n for neuter. For nouns that exist only in the plural, use p. If you're not sure about the gender, just leave it empty.
2= and gen2=, gen3=
Specifies the genitive form of the noun. If left empty, it defaults to the headword + s if it's masculine or neuter, and to the headword alone if it's feminine. This is ignored for plural nouns.
3= and pl2=, pl3=
Specifies the plural form of the noun. If left empty, it defaults to the headword + en. It can also be set to - to indicate there is no plural form for this noun. This is ignored for plural nouns.
4= and dim2=, dim3=
Specifies the diminituve form of the noun. If left empty, no diminutive is displayed.
f=, m=
Specifies the equivalent noun of the other gender, for words which differ depending on the natural gender of the referent. These are used especially with nouns denoting professions.

Examples

{{de-noun|n}}
{{de-noun|n||-}}
{{de-noun|n|Buchs|gen2=Buches|Bücher|Büchlein}}
{{de-noun|m|Fuhrmanns|gen2=Fuhrmannes|Fuhrmänner|pl2=Fuhrleute}}
{{de-noun|m|Aars|gen2=Aares|gen3=Aaren|Aare|pl2=Aaren}}
{{de-noun|m|Parks|gen2=Parkes|Parks|pl2=Parke|pl3=Pärke}}
{{de-noun|m|g2=n|Filters|Filter}}
{{de-noun|m||Lehrer|f=Lehrerin}}
{{de-noun|f|Lehrerin|Lehrerinnen|m=Lehrer}}

which produces
de-noun n (genitive de-nouns, plural de-nounen)
de-noun n (genitive de-nouns, no plural)
Buch n (genitive Buchs or Buches, plural Bücher, diminutive Büchlein n)
Fuhrmann m (genitive Fuhrmanns or Fuhrmannes, plural Fuhrmänner or Fuhrleute)
Aar m (genitive Aars or Aares or Aaren, plural Aare or Aaren)
Park m (genitive Parks or Parkes, plural Parks or Parke or Pärke)
Filter m or n (genitive Filters, plural Filter)
Lehrer m (genitive Lehrers, plural Lehrer, female Lehrerin)
Lehrerin f (genitive Lehrerin, plural Lehrerinnen, male Lehrer)

Note

  • If you plan to change the format or usage of the positional or keyword parameters of this template, please leave a message of the talk page of User:SemperBlottoBot so that the bot can be modified to reflect those changes.