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Is it der, die oder das Emblem?


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

The word Emblem 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 Emblem?

How does the declension of Emblem 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 Emblem die Embleme die Emblemata
Genitive des Emblems der Embleme der Emblemata
Dative dem Emblem den Emblemen den Emblemata
Akkusative das Emblem die Embleme die Emblemata

What is the meaning of Emblem in German?

Emblem has various definitions in German:

[1] symbol, symbol, landmark

[1] Sinnbild, Symbol, Wahrzeichen

[2] badge, license plate, sovereignty

[2] Abzeichen, Kennzeichen, Hoheitszeichen

How to use Emblem in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Emblem with translations in English.

[1] Der Ölzweig ist das Emblem des Friedens.

[1] The oil branch is the emblem of the Friedensä

[1] „Im ersten Ligaspiel der Vereinsgeschichte wird RB Leipzig nun ohne Emblem auf dem Trikot antreten.“

[1] "In the first league game in the club's history, RB Leipzig will now compete on the jersey without an emblem"

[1] „Bekleidet war er mit einer Baseballkappe mit auffälligem X-Emblem, einem schwarzen T-Shirt und einer schwarzen Hose, er trug einen roten Aktenkoffer.“

[1] "He was dressed in a baseball cap with a striking X emblem, a black T-shirt and black trousers, he was wearing a red briefcase"



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