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Is it der, die oder das Aix-en-Provence?

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 Aix-en-Provence?

How does the declension of Aix-en-Provence 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 (das) Aix-en-Provence
Genitive (des Aix-en-Provence) (des Aix-en-Provences) Aix-en-Provences
Dative (dem) Aix-en-Provence
Akkusative (das) Aix-en-Provence

What is the meaning of Aix-en-Provence in German?

Aix-en-Provence is defined as:

[1] City in the French department of Bouches-Du-Rhône

[1] Stadt im französischen Département Bouches-du-Rhône

How to use Aix-en-Provence in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aix-en-Provence with translations in English.

[1] Ihre Mutter wurde in Aix-en-Provence geboren.

[1] Her mother was born in Aix-en-Provence

[1] „Am Tag nach dem Fronleichnamsfest verließ ich Aix, um nach Marseille zu fahren; aber zuvor muß ich ein Wort über die Prozession sagen, die man an diesem Feiertag in allen katholischen Städten abhält, jedoch in Aix-en-Provence mit so sonderbaren Gebräuchen, daß ein Fremder, der darüber nicht verblüfft ist, ganz stumpf sein muß.“

[1] "The day after the Corpus Christi festival, I left Aix to go to Marseille to Fahrenlahrle but before that I have to say a word about the procession that you can prevent in all Catholic cities on this holiday, but in Aix-en- Provence with such strange customs that a stranger who is not amazed about it must be very bluntly "

How do you pronounce Aix-en-Provence?

Aix-en-Provence (pariserisch)

Pictures or photos of Aix-en-Provence

[1] Blick über Aix-en-Provence auf die Montagne Sainte-Victoire
[1] Blick über Aix-en-Provence auf die Montagne Sainte-Victoire

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