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Is it der, die oder das Choral?


The correct article in German of Choral is der. So it is der Choral! (nominative case)

The word Choral is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Choral?

How does the declension of Choral 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 der Choral die Choräle
Genitive des Chorals der Choräle
Dative dem Choral den Chorälen
Akkusative den Choral die Choräle

What is the meaning of Choral in German?

Choral has various definitions in German:

Originally: the unanimous vocals of the church communities, which in the first centuries AD of Christ. Reform of this music made strong.

[1] ursprünglich: der einstimmige Gesang der kirchlichen Gemeinden, die sich in den ersten Jahrhunderten nach Christus bildeten. Dieser Gesang erhielt um 600 n. Chr. den Namen „Gregorianischer Choral“, da sich zu dieser Zeit Papst Gregor I. intensiv für eine Reform dieser Musik stark machte.

[2] Protestant Church: The church song sung by the community, which, like the old Gregorian chorale, is unaccompanied and sung in the rhythm and accent of the verse

[2] protestantische Kirche: das von der Gemeinde gesungene Kirchenlied, das wie der alte Gregorianische Choral unbegleitet und im Rhythmus und Akzent des Verses gesungen wird

How to use Choral in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Choral with translations in English.



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