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Is it der, die oder das Adelige?


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

The word Adelige 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 Adelige?

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

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Adelige Adelige
Genitive Adeliger Adeliger
Dative Adeliger Adeligen
Akkusative Adelige Adelige
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ die Adelige die Adeligen
Genitiv der Adeligen der Adeligen
Dativ der Adeligen den Adeligen
Akkusativ die Adelige die Adeligen
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ eine Adelige keine Adeligen
Genitiv einer Adeligen keiner Adeligen
Dativ einer Adeligen keinen Adeligen
Akkusativ eine Adelige keine Adeligen

What is the meaning of Adelige in German?

Adelige is defined as:

[1] Female members of the nobility

[1] weibliche Angehörige des Adels

How to use Adelige in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Adelige with translations in English.

[1] „Für den Herbst sind die Dreharbeiten zur 30-teiligen historischen Liebesgeschichte »Braut wider Willen« geplant, in der Yvonne Catterfeld eine Adelige spielt, die sich kurz vor ihrem 18. Geburtstag in den Sohn einer Näherin verliebt.“

[1] "For autumn, the shooting of the 30-part historical love story" Bride against will "is planned, in which Yvonne Catterfeld plays a noble who falls in love with the son of a seamstress shortly before her 18th birthday."

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