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Is it der, die oder das Etappensieg?


The correct article in German of Etappensieg is der. So it is der Etappensieg! (nominative case)

The word Etappensieg is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Etappensieg?

How does the declension of Etappensieg 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 der Etappensieg die Etappensiege
Genitive des Etappensieges des Etappensiegs der Etappensiege
Dative dem Etappensieg dem Etappensiege den Etappensiegen
Akkusative den Etappensieg die Etappensiege

What is the meaning of Etappensieg in German?

Etappensieg is defined as:

[1] Sport: Victory on a section of a race that is held in several stages

[1] Sport: Sieg auf einer Teilstrecke eines Rennens, das in mehreren Etappen abgehalten wird

How to use Etappensieg in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Etappensieg with translations in English.

[1] „Der Goldmedaillengewinner von Rio auf der Bahn feierte nach den 226 Kilometern des längsten Abschnitts von Wieselburg nach Altheim seinen zweiten Etappensieg.“

[1] "The gold medalist from Rio on the train celebrated his second stage victory after the 226 kilometers of the longest section from Wieselburg to Altheim" "

[1] „Trotz der schwierigen Umstände hofft er weiter auf seinen ersten Etappensieg.“

[1] "Despite the difficult circumstances, he continues to hope for his first stage victory"

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