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Is it der, die oder das Avance?


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

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

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 Avance?

How does the declension of Avance 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 Avance die Avancen
Genitive der Avance der Avancen
Dative der Avance den Avancen
Akkusative die Avance die Avancen

What is the meaning of Avance in German?

Avance is defined as:

[1] Mostly in the plural: hidden offer (your own cooperation), pandering

[1] meist im Plural: verdecktes Angebot (der eigenen Kooperation), Anbiederung

How to use Avance in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Avance with translations in English.

[1] Der US-Präsident nahm die Avancen aus Europa zwar wahr, ignoriert sie aber.

[1] The US President perceived the advances from Europe, ignores them

[1] „Sie nahm die Avancen des gutaussehenden Schumann gerne entgegen.“

[1] "She liked to take the advances of the good -looking Schumann"

[1] „Sie hatte keine Lust auf die Avancen eines der Stammkunden, in den sie nicht verliebt war.“

[1] "She had no desire for the advances of one of the regular customers in whom she was not in love"

[1] „Sie hätte, denkt sie, doch besser Jochen, den hochgewachsenen Freund von Wolfgang, nehmen sollen, der sie umgarnte, ihr Avancen machte, sie zum Essen einlud.“

[1] "She would have thought, but better Jochen, the tall friend of Wolfgang, who should take her, who made her advanced, her advances to dinner"

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