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Is it der, die oder das Allah?

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 Allah?

How does the declension of Allah 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 Allah
Genitive Allahs
Dative Allah
Akkusative Allah

What is the meaning of Allah in German?

Allah is defined as:

[1] Islamic religion: The name of God

[1] islamische Religion: der Name Gottes

How to use Allah in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Allah with translations in English.

[1] Allah ist der Schöpfer der Welten, jedoch ist er kein Teil der materiellen Welt.

[1] Allah is the creator of the worlds, but he is not part of the material world

[1] „Es gibt ein Plakat mit den 99 Namen Allahs, woanders steht ein selbstgebasteltes Modell von Mekka, an einer Wand hängen Koranverse und Regeln zu deren Auslegung.“

[1] "There is a poster with the 99 names of Allah, somewhere else is a self -made model from Mecca, on a wall, Koran verses and rules for their interpretation" hang on ""

[1] „Bekannt ist, dass Persiankiwi an eben dem Mittwoch, an dem er verschwunden ist, an einer Demonstration gegen den Wahlsieg von Mahmoud Ahmadinejad auf dem Teheraner Baharestan-Platz teilnahm. Von dort sendete er Tweets, vor seinem allerletzten Gruss an Allah, die nichts Gutes vermuten lassen.5.23 Uhr: «Sie hieven die Toten in Lastwagen – wie in einer Fabrik – kein Mensch kann so etwas tun – Allah möge uns retten.»[…]5.39 Uhr: «Allah – du bist der Schöpfer von allem, und alles kehrt zu dir zurück – Gott ist gross.»“

[1] “It is known that Persiankiwi on Wednesday, on which he has disappeared, on a demonstration against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's election victory on Tehraner Baharestan-Platz from there he sent tweets, before his very last greetings to Allah, who do not suggest anything good. 5.23 p.m.: "You hive the dead in trucks - as in a factory - no one can do something like this - Allah may save us." [...] 5.39 a.m.: "Allah - you are the creator of everything , and everything returns to you - God is great. ""

[1] „Im Islam gilt der Koran als sprachliches Wunder, es ist schließlich die Botschaft von Allah höchstpersönlich.“

[1] "In Islam, the Koran is a linguistic miracle, after all it is the message of Allah himself"

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