Possessive adjectives in the genitive

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Possessive adjectives in the genitive

Reminder: The genitive is used to indicate ownership (and can often be translated using "of").

Die Tür meines Hotels ist rot.

The door of my hotel is red.

These are the endings we add in the genitive:

Maskulin / Neutrum feminin  / Plural
ich meines Bruders meiner Lampe
du deines Mannes deiner Schwester
er / es seines Autos seiner Töchter
sie ihres Hotels ihrer Kamera
wir unseres Sohn(e)s unserer Mutter
ihr eures Hauses eurer Schwester
sie / Sie ihres / Ihres Kleid(e)s ihrer / Ihrer Katzen

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