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Is it der, die oder das Eleonore?

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 Eleonore?

How does the declension of Eleonore 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 (die) Eleonore die Eleonoren die Eleonores
Genitive (der Eleonore) Eleonores Eleonorens der Eleonoren der Eleonores
Dative (der) Eleonore Eleonoren den Eleonoren den Eleonores
Akkusative (die) Eleonore Eleonoren die Eleonoren die Eleonores
siehe auch: Grammatik der deutschen Namen

What is the meaning of Eleonore in German?

Eleonore is defined as:

[1] Female first name

[1] weiblicher Vorname

How to use Eleonore in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eleonore with translations in English.

[1] In Bonn befindet sich Eleonores Kleingartenparzelle.

[1] In Bonn there is Eleonores allotment garden parcel

[1] „Er zeigte ihn Frau Ryder, erklärte ihr offen sein bisheriges Schweigen und hielt augenblicklich in einem jugendlich stylisirten Briefe an Eleonoren um deren Hand an.“

[1] "He showed him Ms. Ryder, openly explained his silence to her so far and immediately kept in a youthful letters to Eleonors around her hand"

[1] „Eleonorens Gemüth war zwar mit dem Gedanken an des Geliebten Untreue bereits vertraut geworden, aber diese Begeisterung für ihre siegreiche Nebenbuhlerin, welche der Brief athmete, überstieg alle ihre Erwartungen und erregte noch stärker ihren Zorn, als ihren Schmerz.“

[1] "Eleonorens Müth had already become familiar with the thought of the beloved infidelity, but this enthusiasm for her victorious part -time shell, which the letter, breathed, exceeded all of her expectations and caused her anger even more than her pain"

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