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Is it der, die oder das Alben?


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

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

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 Alben?

How does the declension of Alben 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 Alben die Alben
Genitive des Alben der Alben
Dative dem Alben den Alben
Akkusative den Alben die Alben

What is the meaning of Alben in German?

Alben has various definitions in German:

[1] Viticulture: White, very old grape variety, which is also called Elbling

[1] Weinbau: weiße, sehr alte Rebsorte, die auch Elbling genannt wird

[2] Viticulture: Wine, which is made from vines of this variety of albums or elbling

[2] Weinbau: Wein, der aus Reben dieser Sorte Alben oder Elbling hergestellt ist

How to use Alben in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Alben with translations in English.

[1] „Geblieben sind wohl auch von der Römerzeit her die Ausdrücke „Wein (vinum), Most (mustum)“ und die Bezeichnung der als ältesten in Deutschland anerkannten Traubenvarietät, des „Alben, Albig (album)“.“

[1] "The expressions" Wine (vinum), Most (Mustum) "and the name of the grape variety, the" Album, Album) "Ä" recognized as the oldest in Germany are probably also remained

[2] Wir tranken einen schönen, trockenen Alben.

[2] We drank a beautiful, dry album

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