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Is it der, die oder das Apfelbaum?


The correct article in German of Apfelbaum is der. So it is der Apfelbaum! (nominative case)

The word Apfelbaum is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Apfelbaum?

How does the declension of Apfelbaum 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 der Apfelbaum die Apfelbäume
Genitive des Apfelbaums des Apfelbaumes der Apfelbäume
Dative dem Apfelbaum dem Apfelbaume den Apfelbäumen
Akkusative den Apfelbaum die Apfelbäume

What is the meaning of Apfelbaum in German?

Apfelbaum has various definitions in German:

[1] Botany: fruit tree (Malus), which carries apples as fruits

[1] Botanik: Obstbaum (Malus), der Äpfel als Früchte trägt

[2] The wood of [1]

[2] das Holz von [1]

How to use Apfelbaum in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Apfelbaum with translations in English.

[1] In unserem Garten steht ein großer Apfelbaum.

[1] There is a large apple tree in our garden

[1] „Die Blätter der Apfelbäume waren so braunrötlich, wie sie im Oktober sind.“

[1] "The leaves of the apple trees were as brown -reduced as they were in October"

[2] „Knorrige Lampen aus einem jahrhundertealten Olivenbaum, Sitzwürfel aus Elsbeere oder Apfelbaum: Tischler Jan Beyer aus Dresden fertigt ausgefallene Möbel aus Holz.“

[2] "Knorrigent lamps from a centuries -old olive tree, seat cubes made of Elsberere or apple tree: Tischler Jan Beyer from Dresden produces unusual furniture from Holzä"

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Pictures or photos of Apfelbaum

[1] ein blühender Apfelbaum
[1] ein blühender Apfelbaum

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