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Is it der, die oder das Drama?


The correct article in German of Drama is das. So it is das Drama! (nominative case)

The word Drama is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Drama?

How does the declension of Drama 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 Drama die Dramen
Genitive des Dramas der Dramen
Dative dem Drama den Dramen
Akkusative das Drama die Dramen

What is the meaning of Drama in German?

Drama has various definitions in German:

[1] Literature: Text (stage play), which is intended to be listed on a stage with distributed roles

[1] Literaturwissenschaft: Text (Bühnenstück), der dazu bestimmt ist, mit verteilten Rollen auf einer Bühne aufgeführt zu werden

[2] Literature: Text (from [1]) with dramatic/unfortunate course/output

[2] Literaturwissenschaft: Text (aus [1]) mit dramatischem/unglücklichem Verlauf/Ausgang

[3] Translated: tragic, complicated events

[3] übertragen: tragisches, kompliziertes Geschehen

How to use Drama in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Drama with translations in English.

[1] Wir haben gestern im Stadttheater ein modernes Drama gesehen, das uns nicht wirklich gefallen hat.

[1] We saw a modern drama in the city theater yesterday that we didn't really like

[1] „Auch das Drama und die Essayistik stellte Eigil über das Gedicht.“

[1] "The drama and essayistics also provided Eigil about the poem" "

[1] „Nach einem solchen Debüt ist es kein Wunder, dass Canetti nun auch Dramen schreibt.“

[1] "After such a debut, it is no wonder that Canetti now also writes dramas"

[3] „Natürlich kamen mir die neuesten Dramen und Komödien des Christenviertels zu Ohren.“

[3] "Of course the latest dramas and comedies of the Christian district came to Ohrä"

[3] „Das Drama von Apollo 13 und ihre Rückkehr zur Erde bewegte die ganze Welt.“

[3] "The drama of Apollo 13 and her return to earth moved the whole world"

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