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Is it der, die oder das Autofahren?


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

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

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 Autofahren?

How does the declension of Autofahren 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 Autofahren
Genitive des Autofahrens
Dative dem Autofahren
Akkusative das Autofahren

What is the meaning of Autofahren in German?

Autofahren is defined as:

[1] Transporting with a car

[1] Fortbewegung mit einem Auto

How to use Autofahren in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Autofahren with translations in English.

[1] „In keinem Land der Welt ist Autofahren so schön wie hier.“

[1] "In no country in the world is as beautiful as driving as well as here"

[1] „Noch krasser ist Autofahren in der Türkei.“

[1] "Even more blatant is driving in Turkey"

[1] „Da man vom Autofahren trotzdem oder erst recht nicht ablassen wollte, erfand man den Abgaskatalysator, der derartig Besserung brachte, dass die Luft in L.A. heute zwar noch immer nicht sauber ist, aber die sogenannte autogerechte Stadt nach wie vor als solche funktioniert.“

[1] “Since you still did not want to let go of driving, the emissions catalytic converter, which brought such an improvement, were invented that the air in space. is still not clean today, but the so -called car -friendly city still works as such. ”

[1] „Er lehnt es ab, selbst Autofahren zu lernen.“

[1] "He refuses to learn to drive himself"

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