Dieser, diese and dieses (this/these)

The demonstrative articles dieser, diese und dieses (this/these) have endings that agree with the noun that follows.

Ich mag dieses Lied. (das Lied)

I like this song.

In dieser Stadt ist viel los. (die Stadt)

There's lots to do in this city.

Dieser Mantel gehört Tim. (der Mantel)

This coat belongs to Tim.

Here are the endings used for each gender and each grammatical case:

Nominativ Nominativ Akkusativ Akkusativ Dativ Dativ
maskulin dieser Mann diesen Mann diesem Mann
feminin diese Frau diese Frau dieser Frau
neutrum dieses Kind dieses Kind diesem Kind
Plural diese Menschen diese Menschen diesen Menschen

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