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Is it der, die oder das Abschiedsbrief?


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

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

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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 Abschiedsbrief?

How does the declension of Abschiedsbrief 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 Abschiedsbrief die Abschiedsbriefe
Genitive des Abschiedsbriefes des Abschiedsbriefs der Abschiedsbriefe
Dative dem Abschiedsbrief dem Abschiedsbriefe den Abschiedsbriefen
Akkusative den Abschiedsbrief die Abschiedsbriefe

What is the meaning of Abschiedsbrief in German?

Abschiedsbrief is defined as:

[1] Letter that you write when you want to say goodbye to someone, for example if you want to kill yourself

[1] Brief, den man schreibt, wenn man jemandem auf Wiedersehen sagen möchte, zum Beispiel wenn man sich umbringen möchte

How to use Abschiedsbrief in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abschiedsbrief with translations in English.

[1] Anneliese schrieb ihre letzten Worte in einen Abschiedsbrief und nahm dann die Herztabletten von ihrer Oma.

[1] Anneliese wrote her last words into a farewell letter and then took the heart tablets from her grandmother

[1] „Was sie vom Hergang der Tat wußte, berichtete sie in ihrem Abschiedsbrief an Nikolai.“

[1] "What she knew about the course of the crime, she reported in her farewell letter to Nikolaian"

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