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Is it der, die oder das Anrede?


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

The word Anrede 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 Anrede?

How does the declension of Anrede 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 Anrede die Anreden
Genitive der Anrede der Anreden
Dative der Anrede den Anreden
Akkusative die Anrede die Anreden

What is the meaning of Anrede in German?

Anrede is defined as:

[1] Manner, greeting: a designation or designation with which one addresses people

[1] Umgangsform, Grußhandlung: eine Bezeichnung oder Benennung, mit der man Personen anspricht

How to use Anrede in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anrede with translations in English.

[1] Wenn jemand mehrere akademische Titel hat, so wird in der Anrede nur der höchste genannt.

[1] If someone has more than one academic title, only the highest one is mentioned in the salutation

[1] Die Anrede in Geschäftsbriefen richtet sich in Deutschland nach DIN 5008.

[1] The form of address in business letters in Germany is based on DIN 5008.

[1] Sekretärinnen sollten unangenehme Fehler bei der Anrede vermeiden.

[1] Secretaries should avoid unpleasant mistakes in addressing .

[1] „…; die Anrede Fräulein ist, wie erwähnt, sehr problematisch geworden und außer Gebrauch gekommen.“[1]

[1] "… ; the address Miss is, as mentioned, very problematic and has come out of use ." [1]

[1] „Anrede und Grußformel werden vom übrigen Text durch jeweils eine Leerzeile abgesetzt.“[2]

[1] "Salutation and greeting are separated from the rest of the text by a blank line each ." [2]

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