Special features (gender)

 

The gender of each noun is constant and invariable. However, there is a group of nouns that have two different genders in the singular number, both with the same meaning.

 

Examples gender
Bonbon der or das
Filter der or das
Joghurt der or das
Keks der or das
Liter der or das
Poster das or der

 

 

In addition, there are nouns that have two different genders but their meaning varies according to gender.

 

Examples
gender A meaning A gender B meaning B
der See lake die See sea
der Erbe heir das Erbe inheritance
der Gehalt content das Gehalt salary
der Hut hat die Hut protection
der Junge boy das Junge puppy
das Steuer steering wheel die Steuer tax
der Weise wise man die Weise way
die Leiter ladder der Leiter manager
die Taube dove der Taube a deaf person
das Tor gate der Tor fool