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Chapter 9: German Declination

   9.6.3 The different types of declination - with s and en

with -s and -en  
    (g) con -s     
(h) con -en   
(i) Nominative singular = plural
    (only with neutral nouns) (only with masculine nouns) (only with masculine nouns)
singular neutral masculine masculine
  Nominative das Auto der Mensch der Onkel
  Genitive des Autos des Menschen des Onkels
  Dative dem Auto dem Menschen dem Onkel
  Akkusativ das Auto den Menschen den Onkel
  plural  
  Nominative die Autos die Menschen die Onkel
  Genitive der Autos der Menschen der Onkel
  Dative den Autos den Menschen den Onkeln
  Akkusativ die Autos die Menschen die Onkel

As you can again see the articles are unchanged.
In the first example, there is the plural form unchanged in all the declinations which is quite logical since it would be hard to pronounce according to the rule that the Dative gets an additional n. Autosn is not even for Germans easy to pronounce.
The second example looks quite irregular. The ending -en is used in all the declinations - if the plural is formed with -en.
The third case is not too spectacular. The endings are the usual ones, only the plural form is actually the same like the singular one.

You see it is not impossible to do. Now we go on to more examples.

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