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Is it der, die oder das Ahorn?


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

The word Ahorn is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

In the 18th century there was also the genitive singular of the maple and the dative singular to the ahorne.

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 Ahorn?

How does the declension of Ahorn 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 Ahorn die Ahorne
Genitive des Ahorns der Ahorne
Dative dem Ahorn den Ahornen
Akkusative den Ahorn die Ahorne

What is the meaning of Ahorn in German?

Ahorn has various definitions in German:

[1] Botany: deciduous tree with loved leaves (genus acer)

[1] Botanik: Laubbaum mit gelappten Blättern (Gattung Acer)

[2] Wood of [1]

[2] Holz von [1]

How to use Ahorn in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ahorn with translations in English.

[1] Zwischen den Eichen stehen einzelne Ahorne.

[1] There are individual ahornee between the oaks

[2] Der Tisch ist aus Ahorn.

[2] The table is from Ahorne

[2] „Während er in dieses Faktum einsackte, nahm er fasziniert die Eleganz seiner Möbel wahr: das Telefontischchen aus Ahorn mit den spitz zulaufenden Beinen, den Spiegelrahmen mit dem Akanthusmuster und der abblätternden Vergoldung.“

[2] "While he sacked in this fact, he fascinated the elegance of his furniture: the phone table made of Ahorn with the pointed legs, the mirror frame with the acanthus pattern and the peeling gilding" "

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Pictures or photos of Ahorn

[1] Ahorn (Acer platanoides)
[1] Ahorn (Acer platanoides)

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