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Is it der, die oder das Falke?


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

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

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 Falke?

How does the declension of Falke 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 Falke die Falken
Genitive des Falken der Falken
Dative dem Falken den Falken
Akkusative den Falken die Falken

What is the meaning of Falke in German?

Falke has various definitions in German:

[1] Zoology: Medium -sized, sometimes also a small bird of prey from the family of the falcon

[1] Zoologie: mittelgroßer, zum Teil auch kleiner Raubvogel aus der Familie der Falkenartigen

[2] Symbol of politics: person who propagates a consistent and "hard" approach in conflicts

[2] Symbol der Politik: Person, die eine konsequente und „harte“ Vorgehensweise bei Konflikten propagiert

How to use Falke in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Falke with translations in English.

[1] Bei vielen Völkern spielt der Falke eine wichtige Rolle in der Mythologie.

[1] In many peoples, the falcon plays an important role in the mythology

[2] „Künftiger Bundesbank-Chef Nagel – Ist er Falke oder Taube?“

[2] "Future Bundesbank boss Nagel-is he falcon or deaf" "

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Pictures or photos of Falke

[1] Turmfalke (Falco tinnunculus)
[1] Turmfalke (Falco tinnunculus)

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