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Is it der, die oder das Adresse?


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

The word Adresse 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 Adresse?

How does the declension of Adresse 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 Adresse die Adressen
Genitive der Adresse der Adressen
Dative der Adresse den Adressen
Akkusative die Adresse die Adressen

What is the meaning of Adresse in German?

Adresse has various definitions in German:

[1] Address at which you can meet people and to which you can send mail

[1] Anschrift, an der man Personen antreffen und an die man Post senden kann

[2] IT: position of a memory cell

[2] IT: Position einer Speicherzelle

[3] IT: localization feature of a component

[3] IT: Lokalisierungsmerkmal einer Komponente

[4] outdated: written request, expression of opinion, petition, request to a mostly official body (government, president, parliament and so on) ; current usage: message, greeting, letter of congratulations

[4] veraltet: schriftliche Bitte, Meinungsäußerung, Petition, Verlangen an eine zumeist amtliche Stelle (Regierung, Präsident, Parlament und so weiter); heutiger Sprachgebrauch: Botschaft, Grußbotschaft, Glückwunschschreiben

How to use Adresse in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Adresse with translations in English.

[1] Die Adresse beinhaltet im Allgemeinen Straßennamen, Postleitzahl und Ortsnamen.

[1] The address generally includes street names, postcodes and place names.

[1] „Aber zahlreicher sind die Schimpf- und Drohbriefe, die täglich an meine Adresse kommen.“[2]

[1] "But the abuse and threatening letters that come to my address every day are more numerous." [2]

[1] „Er hatte sie nicht um ihre Adresse gebeten.“[3]

[1] "He hadn't asked for your address." [3]

[2] Durch einen Sprung auf die Adresse 64738 wird bei bestimmten Computern ein Reset ausgelöst.

[2] A jump to address 64738 triggers a reset on certain computers.

[3] Eine Adresse im Netzwerk sollte eindeutig sein.

[3] An address in the network should be unique .

[4] „Die französische Arbeiterschaft hatte am 12. Juli 1870 eine Adresse an die Deutsche Arbeiterschaft gerichtet, die mit den Worten begann: ›Frères d'Allemagne, …‹“[4]

[4] "On July 12, 1870, the French workers had sent an address to the German workers, which began with the words:› Frères d'Allemagne, ... ‹" [4]

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