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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.


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



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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.



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)


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