9.7.1 Examples with Genitive

In the tables before, we introduced groups of declinations a) to i). So it will be easier for you to follow the logic we use them here again.

Example 1
The door of the house is green.
Genitive: of the house
Nominative: das Haus = the house
das Haus belongs to group c
Genitive: des Hauses
complete phrase: Die Tür des Hauses ist grün.

Example 2
The hand of the woman is beautiful.
Genitive: of the woman
Nominative: die Frau (singular) = the woman
die Frau belongs to group b
Genitive: der Frau
complete phrase: Die Hand der Frau ist schön.

Example 3
The doors of the cars are dirty.
Genitive: of the cars
Nominative: die Autos (plural) = of the cars
die Autos belongs to group g
Genitive: der Autos
complete phrase: Die Türen der Autos sind schmutzig.

Example 4
The colours of the bicycles are beautiful.
Genitive: of the bicycles
Nominative: die Fahrräder (plural)= the bicycles
das Fahrrad belongs to group f
Genitive: der Fahrräder
compete phrase: Die Farben der Fahrräder sind schön.  

Example 5
The shoes of the thieves are black.
Genitive: of the thieves
Nominative: die Räuber (plural) = the thieves
die Räuber belongs to group a
Genitive: der Räuber
complete phrase: Die Schuhe der Räuber sind schwarz.

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