German Fairy Tales Mini Course 👉 Join now

Nominative Case
Essential Guide


Hey there,

If you're looking to get a better understanding of the German case system and the nominative case in particular, this is a good place to start.

In this post, we'll be looking at the nominative case in German.

What are cases?

The Nominative Case

As you might have heard already, there are 4 cases in German.

Case Action
Nominative Who
Accusative What
Dative Where
Genitive When
Table 1: German Question Words