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Is it der, die oder das Ansprache?


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

The word Ansprache 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 Ansprache?

How does the declension of Ansprache 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 Ansprache die Ansprachen
Genitive der Ansprache der Ansprachen
Dative der Ansprache den Ansprachen
Akkusative die Ansprache die Ansprachen

What is the meaning of Ansprache in German?

Ansprache is defined as:

[1] Speech on a specific topic for a selected listeners

[1] Rede zu einem bestimmten Thema für eine gewählte Zuhörerschaft

How to use Ansprache in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ansprache with translations in English.

[1] In seiner Ansprache vom ersten Januar sprach der Bundespräsident nur wenig die Probleme des Landes an.

[1] In his speech on January 1st, the Federal President spoke little of the problems of the country.

[1] „Der Reiseleiter, schon in Mantel und Mütze, hat seine letzte Ansprache gehalten.“

[1] "The tour guide, already in coat and hat, kept his last speech"

[1] „Einer der Männer kam auf ihn zu, es war jener, der vor dem Angriff die kurze Ansprache gehalten hatte.“

[1] "One of the men came up to him, it was the one who had given the short speech before the attack"

[1] „Seine kurzen Ansprachen vor den zur Trauung entschlossenen Paaren waren immer eher spröde.“

[1] "His short speeches in front of the couples determined for wedding ceremony were always rather brittle"

[1] „Nach dieser Ansprache ließ der Meister die beiden reuigen Sünder vor dem Buddhabildnis niederknien.“

[1] "After this speech, the master let the two rusty sinners kneel before the Buddhablild"

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Pictures or photos of Ansprache

[1] Eine Frau hält eine Ansprache.
[1] Eine Frau hält eine Ansprache.

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