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Is it der, die oder das Berlinisch?


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

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

The form "the Berlinische" is only used with a certain article. The form "Berlinisch" is used both with and without a certain article.

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 Berlinisch?

How does the declension of Berlinisch 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 1 Singular 2 Plural
Nominative (das) Berlinisch das Berlinische
Genitive (des) Berlinisch (des) Berlinischs des Berlinischen
Dative (dem) Berlinisch dem Berlinischen
Akkusative (das) Berlinisch das Berlinische

What is the meaning of Berlinisch in German?

Berlinisch is defined as:

[1] A dialect of the Berlin-Brandenburgische who is spoken in Berlin

[1] ein Dialekt des Berlin-Brandenburgischen, der in Berlin gesprochen wird

How to use Berlinisch in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Berlinisch with translations in English.

[1] „Berlinisch hat durch den Zuzug vieler Bevölkerungsgruppen eine Reihe von Worten und Redewendungen aufgenommen, die sowohl Dialekten und Umgangssprachen Zugewanderter entstammen und nicht im Deutschen Sprachraum geläufig sind.“

[1] "The influx of many population groups has recorded a number of words and idioms that come from both dialects and collarches from immigrants and are not familiar in the German -speaking area"

[1] „Diese sprachprägende Kraft des Berlinischen gilt nicht nur für das Nordmärkische, sondern schon im 19. Jahrhundert für das Mittelmärkische.“

[1] "This language -defining power of Berlin not only applies to the northern market, but as early as the 19oon century for the medium market."

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