German Compound Nouns: Rules & Examples

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How many words can you combine in a German compound noun?

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1. What will sometimes come between two combined nouns in a compound noun?

2. When will a connector between two words in a compound noun be used?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz can bring to light how much you know about German compound nouns. Topics include the number of words that can be combined in a German compound noun and the term for what comes between two combined nouns in a compound noun.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about the following:

  • When a connector is used in a German compound noun
  • Most common connectors in these nouns
  • Word to define the gender of a compound noun

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what comes between two combined nouns in a German compound noun and the number of words that can be combined in these nouns
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding German compound nouns and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the common connectors used in compound nouns

Additional Learning

Learn more about German nouns with the lesson entitled German Compound Nouns: Rules & Examples. The lesson details the following topics:

  • Long words in the German language
  • How the gender of a compound noun is determined
  • How to separate long words
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