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Is it der, die oder das Ehrenmal?


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

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

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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 Ehrenmal?

How does the declension of Ehrenmal 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative das Ehrenmal die Ehrenmale die Ehrenmäler
Genitive des Ehrenmals des Ehrenmales der Ehrenmale der Ehrenmäler
Dative dem Ehrenmal den Ehrenmalen den Ehrenmälern
Akkusative das Ehrenmal die Ehrenmale die Ehrenmäler

What is the meaning of Ehrenmal in German?

Ehrenmal is defined as:

[1] monument in honor of someone or something

[1] Denkmal zu Ehren von jemandem oder etwas

How to use Ehrenmal in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ehrenmal with translations in English.

[1] „Wir bogen dann von der Mauer weg und fuhren an einem Sowjetischen Ehrenmal vorbei.“

[1] "We then turned away from the wall and drove past a Soviet honor"

[1] „Das Ehrenmal, in den Grünanlagen am Obertorwall, am 18.8.1931 enthüllt, ist heute Mahnmal der Gefallenen des I. und II. Weltkrieges sowie der nationalsozialistischen Gewaltherrschaft.“

[1] "The memorial, unveiled in the green areas on the Obertorwall, on 18th 1931, is today a memorial of the fallen of the I. and II. World War and the National Socialist tyranny."

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