## 22 easy rules

German nouns can have 3 genders: masculine, feminine or neutral. Here are 22 rules to remember to guess the gender of a noun.

## Why is it important

### 3 genders: der, die, das

The three genders in german are the following:

Masculine Feminine Neutral
der die das

You will need to know which words are which gender, since it changes other words in the sentences.. Different cases will be different according to the gender of the noun.

### An example

In Accusative, for instance.

Because of these differences, you need to learn (or guess) the gender of each noun.

For a lot more details, check the Article on the statistics of german nouns gender rules