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Is it der, die oder das Drache?


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

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

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 Drache?

How does the declension of Drache 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 Drache die Drachen
Genitive des Drachen der Drachen
Dative dem Drachen den Drachen
Akkusative den Drachen die Drachen

What is the meaning of Drache in German?

Drache has various definitions in German:

[1] Mythology: Great mixed creatures, mostly winged, fire -breathing and with large claws that resemble a snake or lizard

[1] Mythologie: großes Mischwesen, meist geflügelt, feuerspeiend und mit großen Klauen, das einer Schlange oder Echse ähnelt

[2] Astronomy: a constellation

[2] Astronomie: ein Sternbild

[3] colloquially, pejorative: malignant woman (often wife or mother -in -law)

[3] umgangssprachlich, abwertend: bösartige Frau (oftmals Ehefrau oder Schwiegermutter)

How to use Drache in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Drache with translations in English.

[1] Siegfried kämpfte in der Nibelungensage gegen den Drachen.

[1] Siegfried fought in the Nibelungen saga against the Drachenä

[1] „Der Hofmarschall Hoang trug ein tiefrotes Gewand, mit Drachen bestickt und mit mehrfarbigem Doppelkragen.“

[1] "The Hofmarschall Hoang wore a deep red robe, embroidered with dragons and with multicolored double collar" "

[1] „Man zeigte uns Stücke von einem Drachen; das beweise, wie der Besitzer mir sagte, daß der Drache kein Fabelwesen sei.“

[1] "We showed pieces of a drache diet.

[2] Der Stern Thuban im Drachen heißt wörtlich übersetzt „Schlange“.

[2] The star Thuban in the kite literally means "snake"

[3] Mir graut vor dem alten Drachen zu Hause.

[3] I dread at home in front of the old kite

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Pictures or photos of Drache

[1] Drache von Katsushika Hokusai
[1] Drache von Katsushika Hokusai
[2] NGC 6503 im Sternbild Drache
[2] NGC 6503 im Sternbild Drache

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