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Typical Gender Endings of Nouns

Typical Gender Endings of Nouns

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A list of noun endings that will typically indicate gender.

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  • Nouns ending in -us

    der

  • Many instruments/things that do things (ending in -er/-or)

    der

  • Nouns ending in -ik

    die

  • Collectives with Ge-

    das

  • Nouns ending in -ei

    die

  • Nouns ending in -ig

    der

  • Nouns ending in -ung

    die

  • Days, months, seasons, most weather

    der

  • Nouns ending in -ie

    die

  • Nouns ending in -ur

    die

  • Nouns ending in -schaft

    die

  • Most nouns ending in -en

    der

  • Nouns ending in -tät

    die

  • Female people and animals

    die

  • Nouns ending in -ling

    der

  • Human and animal babies

    das

  • Nouns ending in -ment or -(i)um

    das

  • Male people and animals

    der

  • Makes of cars

    der

  • Most nouns ending in -e

    die

  • Nouns ending in -heit/keit

    die

  • Nouns ending in -ant

    der

  • Verb infinitives turned into nouns (ie: Leben)

    das

  • Points on the compass

    der

  • Most metals

    das

  • Nouns ending in -ion

    die

  • Most nouns ending in -chen, lein, -le, -erl, -el, -li

    das

  • Nouns ending in -enz/-anz

    die