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Is it der, die oder das Ackerland?


The correct article in German of Ackerland is das. So it is das Ackerland! (nominative case)

The word Ackerland is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Ackerland?

How does the declension of Ackerland 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 das Ackerland
Genitive des Ackerlands des Ackerlandes
Dative dem Ackerland dem Ackerlande
Akkusative das Ackerland

What is the meaning of Ackerland in German?

Ackerland is defined as:

[1] Agricultural soil

[1] landwirtschaftlich nutzbarer Boden

How to use Ackerland in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ackerland with translations in English.

[1] Um die Dörfer herum ist viel Ackerland.

[1] There is a lot of arable land around the villages

[1] „Die Kulturlandschaft ist eindeutig vom Ackerland dominiert und unterscheidet sich damit deutlich von den stark bewaldeten Mittelgebirgsregionen.“

[1] "The cultural landscape is clearly dominated by arable land and thus clearly differs from the heavily forested low mountain range" "

[1] „Die Kelten siedelten dort, wo es fruchtbares Ackerland gab.“

[1] "The Celts settled where there was fertile arable land"

[1] „Er besprühe das Ackerland mit krebserregenden Pflanzenschutzmitteln, imprägniere die Saat bereits vorab mit Insektengift, und was dann noch an Bestäubern überlebe, werde von ihm mit Giften vollends niedergemacht.“

[1] "He sprays the arable land with carcinogenic crop protection agents, impregnate the seeds in advance with insect venom, and what still survive on pollares will be completely low with poisons"

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