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Is it der, die oder das Ballett?

DAS

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

The word Ballett 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 Ballett?

How does the declension of Ballett 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 Ballett die Ballette
Genitive des Balletts des Ballettes der Ballette
Dative dem Ballett dem Ballette den Balletten
Akkusative das Ballett die Ballette

What is the meaning of Ballett in German?

Ballett has various definitions in German:

[1] No plural: an art form at the theater alongside opera and acting diet The art of dance

[1] kein Plural: eine Kunstform am Theater neben Oper und Schauspiel; die Kunst des Tanzes

[2] A concrete idea of ​​this art formation dance on the stage for music accompaniment

[2] eine konkrete Vorstellung dieser Kunstform; Tanz auf der Bühne zu Musikbegleitung

[3] An ensemble of dancers, for example a theater

[3] ein Ensemble von Tänzern, zum Beispiel eines Theaters

How to use Ballett in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ballett with translations in English.

[1] Um Ballett tanzen zu können, ist jahrelanges Training erforderlich.

[1] To be able to dance ballet, years of training is required

[1] „Von einer Tänzerin erfuhr ich, dass man beim Ballett gleichzeitig schweben und stabiler als jemand sonst auf dem Boden stehen könne.“

[1] "I learned from a dancer that you float at the ballet at the same time and more stable than someone else can stand on the floor"

[1] „Während des Balletts legte sie das Textbuch auf die Logenbrüstung; da sah ich, wie die männliche Maske herüberlangte und es fortnahm.“

[1] "During the ballet, she put the text book on the lodge parameter.

[2] Am Samstag haben wir uns ein tolles Ballett angeschaut.

[2] On Saturday we looked at a great ballet

[3] Die Tänzer des Balletts begeisterten die Zuschauer.

The dancers of the ballet delighted the spectators

How do you pronounce Ballett?

Ballett

Pictures or photos of Ballett

[1] Tänzer eines klassischen Balletts
[1] Tänzer eines klassischen Balletts

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