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Is it der, die oder das Fabrik?


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

The word Fabrik is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

In the standard Austrian standard language, composite is formed with the joint element -s, for example factory workers

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 Fabrik?

How does the declension of Fabrik 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 Fabrik die Fabriken
Genitive der Fabrik der Fabriken
Dative der Fabrik den Fabriken
Akkusative die Fabrik die Fabriken

What is the meaning of Fabrik in German?

Fabrik has various definitions in German:

[1] entirety of all buildings, production facilities, workforce and management at a location for the purpose of industrial mass production

[1] Gesamtheit aller Gebäude, Produktionsanlagen, Belegschaft und Leitung an einem Standort zum Zweck der industriellen Massenproduktion

[2] Building on a factory site

[2] Gebäude auf einem Fabrikgelände

[3] colloquially: entire workforce of a factory [1]

[3] umgangssprachlich: gesamte Belegschaft einer Fabrik [1]

How to use Fabrik in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fabrik with translations in English.

[1] In dieser Fabrik arbeitete schon mein Vater.

[1] In this factory my father's

[1] Es wurde entschieden, dass die Fabrik an den Stadtrand verlegt wird.

[1] It was decided that the factory will be moved to the outskirts

[1] „Ganze Fabriken fuhren die Produktion schlagartig herunter.“

[1] "Whole factories drove down the production suddenly"

[1] „Der Norden, der inzwischen erfolgreich Fabriken mit Wasserkraft und Dampfmaschinen betrieb, hatte sich auch gesellschaftlich modernisiert und forderte die Abschaffung der Sklaverei.“

[1] "The north, which has now successfully operated factories with hydropower and steam engines, had also modernized and called for the abolition of slavery"

[2] Die Geschäftsführung beschloss, dass die Fabrik ein neues Dach erhalten wird.

[2] The management decided that the factory will receive a new roof

[3] Die ganze Fabrik feierte heute den großen Erfolg.

[3] The whole factory celebrated the big success today

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Pictures or photos of Fabrik

[1] Fabrik in Bussi sul Tirino, Provinz Pescara, Italien
[1] Fabrik in Bussi sul Tirino, Provinz Pescara, Italien
[1] mechanische Werkshalle einer Fabrik 1906
[1] mechanische Werkshalle einer Fabrik 1906

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