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Is it der, die oder das Dorfkirche?


The correct article in German of Dorfkirche is die. So it is die Dorfkirche! (nominative case)

The word Dorfkirche is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Dorfkirche?

How does the declension of Dorfkirche 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 die Dorfkirche die Dorfkirchen
Genitive der Dorfkirche der Dorfkirchen
Dative der Dorfkirche den Dorfkirchen
Akkusative die Dorfkirche die Dorfkirchen

What is the meaning of Dorfkirche in German?

Dorfkirche is defined as:

[1] Often nameless church in the village, in the country

[1] häufig namenloses Gotteshaus auf dem Dorf, auf dem Land

How to use Dorfkirche in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dorfkirche with translations in English.

[1] Die Dorfkirche ist meist das Zentrum eines Ortes.

[1] The village church is mostly the center of a town

[1] „Als Pfarrer predigte er in der Dorfkirche von Tollmingkehmen vor allem zu litauischen Bauern.“

[1] "As a pastor, he preached in the village church of Tollmingkehmen, especially for Lithuanian farmers"

[1] „Mitten im Dorf gab es eine alte Dorfkirche, und gleich daneben war der Dorffriedhof.“

[1] "There was an old village church in the middle of the village, and right next to it was the Dorffriedhofe" "

[1] „Sie ist die älteste Dorfkirche der Färöer.“

[1] "It is the oldest village church in the Färöeal"

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Pictures or photos of Dorfkirche

[1] Typische thüringische Dorfkirche
[1] Typische thüringische Dorfkirche

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