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Is it der, die oder das Adventskalender?


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

The word Adventskalender 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 Adventskalender?

How does the declension of Adventskalender 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 Adventskalender die Adventskalender
Genitive des Adventskalenders der Adventskalender
Dative dem Adventskalender den Adventskalendern
Akkusative den Adventskalender die Adventskalender

What is the meaning of Adventskalender in German?

Adventskalender is defined as:

[1] Calendar with 24 doors - filled with small surprises - that accompanies the Advent season until Christmas Eve

[1] Kalender mit 24 Türchen – gefüllt mit kleinen Überraschungen –, der die Adventszeit bis zum Heiligabend begleitet

How to use Adventskalender in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Adventskalender with translations in English.

[1] Vom 1. bis zum 24. Dezember darf man jeden Tag ein Türchen am Adventskalender aufmachen.

[1] From the 1st to December 24th you can open a door on the advent calendar every day.

[1] „Bei den Adventskalendern von Wiebke und Volker war das auch nicht anders.“

[1] "With the Advent calendars by Wiebke and Volker that was not different"

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Pictures or photos of Adventskalender

[1] Adventskalender zu Hause
[1] Adventskalender zu Hause

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