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Is it der, die oder das Damian?

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 Damian?

How does the declension of Damian 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 m Singular f Plural
Nominative der Damian (Damian) die Damian (Damian) die Damians
Genitive des Damian des Damians Damians der Damian (Damian) der Damians
Dative dem Damian (Damian) der Damian (Damian) den Damians
Akkusative den Damian (Damian) die Damian (Damian) die Damians
siehe auch: Grammatik der deutschen Namen

What is the meaning of Damian in German?

Damian is defined as:

[1] Family name, last name

[1] Familienname, Nachname

How to use Damian in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Damian with translations in English.

[1] Frau Damian ist ein Genie im Verkauf.

[1] Ms. Damian is a genius in the sales

[1] Herr Damian wollte uns kein Interview geben.

[1] Mr. Damian didn't want to give us an interview

[1] Die Damians kommen heute aus der Schweiz.

[1] The Damians come from Switzerland today

[1] Der Damian trägt nie die Schals, die die Damian ihm strickt.

[1] The Damian never wears the scarves that the Damian knits him

[1] Das kann ich dir aber sagen: „Wenn die Frau Damian kommt, geht der Herr Damian.“

[1] But I can tell you: "When the woman Damian comes, Mr. Damianä goes"

[1] Damian kommt und geht.

[1] Damian comes and goes

[1] Damians kamen, sahen und siegten.

[1] Damians came, saw and winning

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