24.2.2.5 Examples


masculine    
  der Schal scarf
  rot red
       
  Er kaufte sich einen roten Schal. He bought a red scarf.

Der Schal is masculine, singular. Der Schal is direct object (Accusative). If we check in the table we'll find that the ending is -en and the adjective is roten.

masculine    
  der Charakter
character
  ehrlich
honest
   
 
  Er hat den Charakter eines ehrlichen Mannes.
He has the character of an honest man.

Der Charakter is masculine, singular. Eines Mannes is Genitive. If we check the table we'll find that the ending is -en and the adjective is therefore ehrlichen.





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