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Is it der, die oder das Appartement?


The correct article in German of Appartement is das. So it is das Appartement! (nominative case)

The word Appartement is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Appartement?

How does the declension of Appartement 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 das Appartement die Appartements
Genitive des Appartements der Appartements
Dative dem Appartement den Appartements
Akkusative das Appartement die Appartements

What is the meaning of Appartement in German?

Appartement has various definitions in German:

[1] Small comfortable apartment

[1] kleine komfortable Wohnung

[2] residential unit with at least two rooms in the hotel

[2] Wohneinheit mit mindestens zwei Zimmern im Hotel

How to use Appartement in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Appartement with translations in English.

[1] Manche mieten ein Appartement an ihrem Arbeitsort als Zweitwohnung.

[1] Some rent an apartment at their place of work as a second home

[1, 2] „Er klingelte, obwohl er einen Schlüssel für ihr Appartement hatte.“

[1, 2] "He rang even though he had a key for her apartment"

[2] Wer sich's leisten kann, nimmt gerne im Hotel ein Appartement.

[2] If you can afford it, you are happy to take an apartment in the hotel

[2] „Plump - aber er wollte ein Appartement!“

[2] "Clump - but he wanted an apartment.

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Pictures or photos of Appartement

[1] Blick in ein Appartement
[1] Blick in ein Appartement

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