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Is it der, die oder das Anden?

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 Anden?

How does the declension of Anden 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 Anden
Genitive der Anden
Dative den Anden
Akkusative die Anden

What is the meaning of Anden in German?

Anden is defined as:

[1] The high mountains in South America

[1] das Hochgebirge in Südamerika

How to use Anden in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anden with translations in English.

[1] „In den Hochebenen der Anden sind vier kamelartige Tiere beheimatet.“

[1] "In the plateaus of the Andes, four camel -like animals are located"

[1] In Peru, in Peru, in den Anden / Fliegt 'ne Kuh, fliegt 'ne Kuh, kann nicht landen - (Kinderlied)

[1] in Peru, in Peru, in the Andes / flies a cow, flies a cow, cannot land - (children's song)

[1] „Bei mehreren Flügen in den Höhenwinden (Lee-Wellen) über den argentinischen Anden gelang es einer Gruppe von Segelfliegern, mit der Stemme S10VT mehrfach die magische 1 000-Kilometer-Marke zu überwinden.“

[1] "With several flights in the high-altitude winds (Lee waves) over the Argentine Andes, a group of glider pilots succeeded with the Magic 1 000 kilometer mark with which Stemme S10VT has overcome several times"

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