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Is it der, die oder das Aserbaidschan?

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 Aserbaidschan?

How does the declension of Aserbaidschan 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) Aserbaidschan
Genitive (des Aserbaidschan) (des Aserbaidschans) Aserbaidschans
Dative (dem) Aserbaidschan
Akkusative (das) Aserbaidschan

What is the meaning of Aserbaidschan in German?

Aserbaidschan is defined as:

[1] Land in the Caucasus on the Caspian Sea

[1] Land im Kaukasus am Kaspischen Meer

How to use Aserbaidschan in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aserbaidschan with translations in English.

[1] Baku ist die Hauptstadt von Aserbaidschan.

[1] Baku is the capital of Azerbaijanä

[1] „Am östlichen Rande des Südkaukasus gelegen, gehört Aserbaidschan zu den ältesten industriellen Produktionsstätten von Energieträgern wie Öl und Gas.“

[1] "Located on the eastern edge of the southern Caucasus, Azerbaijan is one of the oldest industrial production facilities of energy sources such as oil and gas"

[1] „Der autoritär regierende Präsident Aserbaidschans, Ilham Alijew, kann es sich dank seiner Energieressourcen leisten, eine Mittelposition zwischen West und Ost einzunehmen.“

[1] "The authoritarian president Azerbaijans, Ilham Alijew, can take advantage of a medium position between West and East thanks to its energy resources"

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