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Is it der, die oder das Examen?


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

The word Examen is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

The plural 2 rarely comes in advance

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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 Examen?

How does the declension of Examen 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 Examen die Examina die Examen
Genitive des Examens der Examina der Examen
Dative dem Examen den Examina den Examen
Akkusative das Examen die Examina die Examen

What is the meaning of Examen in German?

Examen is defined as:

[1] Exams to complete or a specific section of an apprenticeship

[1] Prüfungen zum Abschluss einer Ausbildung oder eines bestimmten Abschnitts einer Ausbildung

How to use Examen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Examen with translations in English.

[1] Alle haben ihr Examen bestanden.

[1] Everyone passed their exams

[1] „Hoffmann besteht das Examen im Juni 1798.“

[1] "Hoffmann existed in June 1798e"

[1] „Seine Examina hatte er nur mit Unterstützung des höchsten Mafiachefs von Sizilien bestanden, der eigens nach Palermo gefahren war, um sich mit Tazas Professoren zu unterhalten.“

[1] "He had only passed his exam with the support of the highest mafia chief of Sicily, who had driven to Palermo especially to talk to Taza's professors"

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