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Is it der, die oder das Abfrage?


The correct article in German of Abfrage is die. So it is die Abfrage! (nominative case)

The word Abfrage is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

Finding the right gender of a noun

German articles are used similarly to the English articles,a and the. However, they are declined differently (change) according to the number, gender and case of their nouns.

In the German language, the gender and therefore article is fixed for each noun.

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The most difficult part of learning the German language is the articles (der, die, das) or rather the gender of each noun. The gender of each noun in German has no simple rule. In fact, it can even seem illogical. For example das Mädchen, a young girl is neutral while der Junge, a young boy is male.

It is a good idea to learn the correct article for each new word together - even if it means a lot of work. For example learning "der Hund" (the dog) rather than just Hund by itself. Fortunately, there are some rules about gender in German that make things a little easier. It might be even nicer if these rules didn't have exceptions - but you can't have everything! The best way to learn them is with the App - Der-Die-Das Train! (available for iOS and Android)

German nouns belong either to the gender masculine (male, standard gender) with the definite article der, to the feminine (feminine) with the definite article die, or to the neuter (neuter) with the definite article das.

  • for masculine: points of the compass, weather (Osten, Monsun, Sturm; however it is: das Gewitter), liquor/spirits (Wodka, Wein, Kognak), minerals, rocks (Marmor, Quarz, Granit, Diamant);

  • for feminine: ships and airplanes (die Deutschland, die Boeing; however it is: der Airbus), cigarette brands (Camel, Marlboro), many tree and plant species (Eiche, Pappel, Kiefer; aber: der Flieder), numbers (Eins, Million; however it is: das Dutzend), most inland rivers (Elbe, Oder, Donau; aber: der Rhein);

  • for neutrals: cafes, hotels, cinemas (das Mariott, das Cinemaxx), chemical elements (Helium, Arsen; however it is: der Schwefel, masculine elements have the suffix -stoff), letters, notes, languages and colors (das Orange, das A, das Englische), certain brand names for detergents and cleaning products (Ariel, Persil), continents, countries (die artikellosen: (das alte) Europa; however exceptions include: der Libanon, die Schweiz …).

German declension of Abfrage?

How does the declension of Abfrage work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

1 Singular Plural
Nominative die Abfrage die Abfragen
Genitive der Abfrage der Abfragen
Dative der Abfrage den Abfragen
Akkusative die Abfrage die Abfragen

What is the meaning of Abfrage in German?

Abfrage has various definitions in German:

[1] Computer science: Selection of information from an electronically stored database

[1] Informatik: Auswahl von Informationen aus einem elektronisch gespeicherten Datenbestand

[2] questioning examination in Germany

[2] fragende Prüfung in Deutschland

How to use Abfrage in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abfrage with translations in English.

[1] „Da das Finanzamt per Abfrage ab April genau erfahren kann, welche Konten ein Steuerzahler unterhält, kann es auch gezielt nach den Erträgnisaufstellungen fahnden.“

[1] "Since the tax office can find out exactly which accounts a taxpayer maintains from April from April, it can also specifically according to the income statements FAHENDENE"

[1] „…ergibt, schreiben wir die Abfrage in der Form |a-x²|·eps·a. Im Ablaufdiagramm drückt sich das dadurch aus, daß die Bedingung |a-x²| > eps·a eine Prüfung darstellt, die mit einem Fragezeichen endet und zwei Ausgänge hat, die mit j (ja) und n (nein) markiert sind.“

[1] "... results, we write the query in the form | a-x² | ​​· EPS · AO in the expiry diagram is expressed by the fact that the condition | a-x² | > EPS · A represents an exam that ends with a question mark and has two outputs that are marked with J (yes) and n (no). "

[2] Unser Lehrer testet uns jede Woche durch eine schriftliche Abfrage.

[2] Our teacher tests us every week by a written query

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