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Is it der, die oder das Aidskranke?


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

The word Aidskranke 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 Aidskranke?

How does the declension of Aidskranke 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 Aidskranke Aidskranke
Genitive Aidskranker Aidskranker
Dative Aidskranker Aidskranken
Akkusative Aidskranke Aidskranke
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ die Aidskranke die Aidskranken
Genitiv der Aidskranken der Aidskranken
Dativ der Aidskranken den Aidskranken
Akkusativ die Aidskranke die Aidskranken
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ eine Aidskranke keine Aidskranken
Genitiv einer Aidskranken keiner Aidskranken
Dativ einer Aidskranken keinen Aidskranken
Akkusativ eine Aidskranke keine Aidskranken

What is the meaning of Aidskranke in German?

Aidskranke is defined as:

[1] Medicine: A woman suffering from AIDS

[1] Medizin: eine Frau, die an Aids leidet

How to use Aidskranke in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aidskranke with translations in English.

[1] „Die Aidskranke im Bahnhof Zoo, die nicht um Geld, sondern um Essen bettelt, trägt keine Schleife, dafür blutverschmierte fingerlose Lederhandschuhe, die aussehen wie mittelalterliche Prothesen.“

[1] "The AIDS sufferer in the Zoo station, who is not for money, but for food, does not wear a loop, but blood -smeared fingerless leather gloves that look like medieval prosthesis"

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