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Is it der, die oder das FIFA?


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

The word FIFA 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 FIFA?

How does the declension of FIFA 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 FIFA
Genitive der FIFA
Dative der FIFA
Akkusative die FIFA

What is the meaning of FIFA in German?

FIFA is defined as:

[1] Fédération Internationale de Football Association (DTE: The International Football Association)

[1] Fédération Internationale de Football Association (Dt.: Der internationale Fußballverband)

How to use FIFA in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using FIFA with translations in English.

[1] Sieben fußballbegeisterte Europäer aus fünf Nationen gründeten vom 21. bis 23. Mai 1904 in Paris die FIFA.

Seven football -loving Europeans from five nations founded FIFA from May 21 to 23, 1904 in Paris.

[1] „Dabei hatte übrigens auch die FIFA ihre Finger im Spiel.“

[1] "Incidentally, the FIFA also had its fingers in the game" "

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