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Is it der, die oder das Abhang?


The correct article in German of Abhang is der. So it is der Abhang! (nominative case)

The word Abhang is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Abhang?

How does the declension of Abhang 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 der Abhang die Abhänge
Genitive des Abhangs des Abhanges der Abhänge
Dative dem Abhang dem Abhange den Abhängen
Akkusative den Abhang die Abhänge

What is the meaning of Abhang in German?

Abhang is defined as:

[1] sloping terrain

[1] abfallendes Gelände

How to use Abhang in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abhang with translations in English.

[1] Das Skirennen ging über steile Abhänge.

[1] The ski race went over steep slopes

[1] „Seine Neigung, in diesem Gesprächstone fortzufahren, war unverkennbar; er brach aber ab, weil die, denen diese Bemerkungen galten, mittlerweile ganz in ihrer Nähe Platz genommen hatten, und zwar an einem unmittelbar am Abhange stehenden Tische, neben dem auch ein Teleskop für das schaulustige Publikum aufgestellt war.“

[1] “His tendency to continue in this conversation was unmistakable, but it broke off because those who had this comments had now taken a seat, at a tables that are directly on the dependent tables, In addition to which a telescope for the onlooked audience was also set up "

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Pictures or photos of Abhang

[1] ein Abhang in den Eisenerzer Alpen
[1] ein Abhang in den Eisenerzer Alpen

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