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Is it der, die oder das Cuxhaven?

The article is needed if "Cuxhaven" in a certain quality, at a certain time or period as a subject or object in the sentence, is otherwise, i.e. normally, no article is used.

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 Cuxhaven?

How does the declension of Cuxhaven 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) Cuxhaven
Genitive (des Cuxhaven) (des Cuxhavens) Cuxhavens
Dative (dem) Cuxhaven
Akkusative (das) Cuxhaven

What is the meaning of Cuxhaven in German?

Cuxhaven is defined as:

[1] City in Lower Saxony, Germany

[1] Stadt in Niedersachsen, Deutschland

How to use Cuxhaven in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Cuxhaven with translations in English.

[1] Eine Partnerstadt von Cuxhaven ist die grönländische Hauptstadt Nuuk.

[1] A twin city of Cuxhaven is the Greenland capital Nuukä

[1] Das Wahrzeichen Cuxhavens ist die Kugelbake an der Elbmündung.

[1] The symbol of Cuxhaven is the ball bake on the Elbe mouth

[1] Ich bin in Cuxhaven geboren.

[1] I was born in Cuxhaven

[1] Wir haben in Cuxhaven unseren Urlaub verbracht.

[1] We spent our vacation in Cuxhaven

[1] Nach Cuxhaven führen viele Wege.

[1] Many paths lead to Cuxhaven

[1] Cuxhaven liegt auf der Nordhalbkugel.

[1] Cuxhaven lies on the northern hemisphere

[1] Das Cuxhaven des 18. Jahrhunderts hinterließ, weil es so noch nicht existierte, auf keiner Karte einen Eintrag.

[1] The cuxhaven of the 18 people left behind, because it did not exist yet, no entry on any card.

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