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Is it der, die oder das Alm?


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

The word Alm 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 Alm?

How does the declension of Alm 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 die Alm die Almen
Genitive der Alm der Almen
Dative der Alm den Almen
Akkusative die Alm die Almen

What is the meaning of Alm in German?

Alm is defined as:

[1] Bergweide or Bergwiese, on which pasture economy is also operated in summer, catering and catering may also be carried out

[1] Bergweide oder Bergwiese, auf der im Sommer Weidewirtschaft, gegebenenfalls auch Gastronomie und Bewirtung betrieben wird

How to use Alm in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Alm with translations in English.

[1] Der Hirte führte seine Schafe und Lämmer auf die Alm hinaus, um sie grasen zu lassen.

[1] The shepherd led his sheep and lambs to the alpine

[1] „Da gab's dann bald mehr Diskos als Kühe in den Dörfern, in den Landgasthöfen sprudelten die Whirlpools, und die Sennerinnen wurden mit dem Paragleiter auf die Alm geflogen.“

[1] "Soon there was more discos than cows in the villages, the whirlpools bubbled in the country inns, and the dairy women were flogged with the paraglideauer on the Alm"

[1] „Mit zwei Wanderstöcken in den Fäusten spaziert sie an einem Sommertag im Jahr 2020 bedächtig über grüne Almen zur Wallfahrtskapelle Maria Birkenstein.“

[1] "With two hiking sticks in the fists, on a summer day in 2020, she walks deliberately over green alpine pastures to the pilgrimage chapel Maria Birkensteinä"

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Pictures or photos of Alm

[1] Alm / Bergwiese / Matte
[1] Alm / Bergwiese / Matte

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