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Is it der, die oder das Europawahl?


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

The word Europawahl 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 Europawahl?

How does the declension of Europawahl 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 Europawahl die Europawahlen
Genitive der Europawahl der Europawahlen
Dative der Europawahl den Europawahlen
Akkusative die Europawahl die Europawahlen

What is the meaning of Europawahl in German?

Europawahl is defined as:

[1] Politics: Election of members of the European Parliament

[1] Politik: Wahl der Mitglieder des Europäischen Parlaments

How to use Europawahl in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Europawahl with translations in English.

[1] Am kommenden Sonntag ist Europawahl.

[1] Next Sunday is European election

[1] „Die ÖVP versucht, sich für die Europawahl als Kraft der Veränderung zu positionieren – Karas, Kurz und Weber im gleichen Takt.“

[1] "The ÖVP tries to position itself for the European elections as a power of change - Karas, Kurz and Weber in the same clock"

[1] „Nach der Europawahl müssen in der EU gleich fünf Spitzenposten neu besetzt werden.“

[1] "After the European elections, five top posts must be filled in the EU"

How do you pronounce Europawahl?

Europawahl  (Österreich)

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