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Is it der, die oder das Asche?


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

The word Asche is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Asche?

How does the declension of Asche 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 Asche die Aschen
Genitive der Asche der Aschen
Dative der Asche den Aschen
Akkusative die Asche die Aschen

What is the meaning of Asche in German?

Asche has various definitions in German:

[1] Combustion deficit

[1] Verbrennungsrückstand

[2] Fine -grained expectoration of volcanoes

[2] feinkörniger Auswurf von Vulkanen

[3] colloquially: money

[3] umgangssprachlich: Geld

[4] colloquial, soldier language ex-GDR: National People's Army

[4] umgangssprachlich, soldatensprachlich Ex-DDR: Nationale Volksarmee

How to use Asche in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Asche with translations in English.

[1] Es verbrannte zu Asche.

[1] It burned to Ashea

[1] „Er klopfte die Asche aus seiner Pfeife und stopfte sie erneut.“

[1] "He knocked the ashes out of his pipe and stuffed them again"

[1] [Dita Kraus, Überlebende des Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz:] „»Die Luft war voller Asche, wie Schnee. Vom Rauch der Schornsteine.«“

[1] [Dita Kraus, survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp:] "" The air was full of ashes, like snow from the smoke of the chimneys. ""

[1] „Ich bückte mich und warf Herbert eine Handvoll Asche ins Gesicht.“

[1] "I bent myself and threw Herbert a handful of ashes in the face"

[2] Der Vulkan spie Asche und Lava.

[2] The volcano spies ashes and lavia

[3] Wie viel Asche hast du dabei?

[3] How much ash do you have

[4] Warst du auch bei der Asche?

[4] You were also with the ash

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Pictures or photos of Asche

[1] viel Asche ist übriggeblieben nach einem Lagerfeuer
[1] viel Asche ist übriggeblieben nach einem Lagerfeuer
[2] Asche auf Hausdächern nach dem Ausbruch des Vulkans Pinatubo
[2] Asche auf Hausdächern nach dem Ausbruch des Vulkans Pinatubo
[3] umgangssprachlich ist Asche Geld – hier Eurocentmünzen
[3] umgangssprachlich ist Asche Geld – hier Eurocentmünzen
[4] Wehrdienst wurde in der DDR bei der Asche geleistet
[4] Wehrdienst wurde in der DDR bei der Asche geleistet

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