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Is it der, die oder das Eleganz?


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

The word Eleganz 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 Eleganz?

How does the declension of Eleganz 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 Eleganz
Genitive der Eleganz
Dative der Eleganz
Akkusative die Eleganz

What is the meaning of Eleganz in German?

Eleganz has various definitions in German:

[1] dexterity, grace

[1] Gewandtheit, Anmut

[2] Tasteful and fashionable equipment

[2] geschmackvolle und modische Ausstattung

[3] cultivation

[3] Kultiviertheit

How to use Eleganz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eleganz with translations in English.

[1] Der Sprung der Badenixe vom Dreimeterbrett war voller Eleganz.

[1] The jump of the bathing mixes from the three -meter board was full of elegant

[2] Die Eleganz seiner Abendgarderobe ließ nichts zu wünschen übrig.

[2] The elegance of his evening wear leaving nothing to be desired

[2] Sie kleidet sich mit lässiger Eleganz.

[2] It dresses with a casual elegant

[2] „Besonders von der Eleganz des Foyers und der geschwungenen Treppenhäuser waren die jungen Fotografinnen begeistert.“

[2] "Especially the elegance of the foyer and the curved stairwells were enthusiastic about the young photographers"

[3] Gerade die Passage über die Rückkehr auf den elterlichen Hof ist mit brillanter Eleganz formuliert.

[3] The passage about returning to the parental farm is formulated with brilliant elegance

[3] „Die Gesetze der Eleganz umfassten unter anderem das Deutsch-Sprechen zu Hause, auch wenn die Eckerts abstammungsmäßig näher an den Polen waren.“

[3] "The laws of elegance included, among other things, German speaking at home, even if the Eckerts in line with the Poland Ware" "

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