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Is it der, die oder das Ar?


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

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

Plural 2 is only used in connection with indefinite number words like many and a few or without a number word

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 Ar?

How does the declension of Ar 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative das Ar die Ar die Are
Genitive des Ars der Ar der Are
Dative dem Ar den Ar den Aren
Akkusative das Ar die Ar die Are

What is the meaning of Ar in German?

Ar is defined as:

[1] Areas of 100 square meters (in contrast to the hectare derived from it hardly any more common))

[1] Flächenmaß von 100 Quadratmetern (im Gegensatz zum davon abgeleiteten Hektar kaum mehr gebräuchlich)

How to use Ar in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ar with translations in English.

[1] Das Haus ist genau ein Ar groß.

[1] The house is exactly an AR Große

[1] „Alle um uns herum hatten einen Garten, eine kleine Datscha, ein Stück Erde von elf Ar und eine Babuschka auf dem Land, wir aber nicht.“

[1] "Everyone around us had a garden, a small datscha, a piece of earth of eleven AR and a Babuschka in the country, but not"

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