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Is it der, die oder das Ahle?


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

The word Ahle 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 Ahle?

How does the declension of Ahle 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 Ahle die Ahlen
Genitive der Ahle der Ahlen
Dative der Ahle den Ahlen
Akkusative die Ahle die Ahlen

What is the meaning of Ahle in German?

Ahle is defined as:

[1] Tool with which you can make holes in the coarse, solid materials, for example leather,

[1] Werkzeug, mit dem man Löcher in derbe, feste Materialien, zum Beispiel Leder, machen kann

How to use Ahle in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ahle with translations in English.

[1] Ein Schuhmacher benutzt eine Ahle, um Löcher für die Naht in das Leder zu machen.

[1] A shoemaker uses an awl to make holes for the seam in the leather

[1] Neben Schuhmachern benutzen auch Polsterer, Sattler und viele andere Handwerker eine Ahle.

[1] In addition to shoemakers, upholsterers, saddlers and many other craftsmen also use an awle

[1] „Sie lernte mit der Ahle aus zugeschabter Hirschgeweihsprosse und Garn aus gepechter Hirschsehne Wildleder zu Wams und Schuh zu nähen und sogar zierlich farbig auszusteppen, den Mokassin mit Schoppenpelz auszufüttern, Linseytuch aus Flachs und Einschlag von Büffelwolle zu weben, Kerzen zu ziehen und Wildbret einzupökeln – Frauenkünste des Urwalds, die auch den andern Müttern von Worms gezeigt, doch bald versäumt und verschmäht worden.“

[1] ““ She learned to sew with the whisper made of a staggered deer sprouts and yarn of spucked deer tendon to wams and shoe and even tap the moccasin with a Schoppenpelz, lensy cloth made of flax and impact of buffalo wool, pulling and pulling candles and Cutting off the venison - women's skills of the jungle, which also showed the other mothers of Worms, but soon missed and spurned "

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