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Is it der, die oder das Ferien?

Contrary to the information in the reference bodies below, after the Duden, the word vacation is neither a female nor as it is actually, but as a plural tank without a grammatical gender

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 Ferien?

How does the declension of Ferien 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 Ferien
Genitive der Ferien
Dative den Ferien
Akkusative die Ferien

What is the meaning of Ferien in German?

Ferien has various definitions in German:

[1] School or working or semester-free period of a state institution, except for weekends and public holidays

[1] schul- oder arbeits- oder semesterfreie Zeit einer staatlichen Institution, ausgenommen die Wochenenden und Feiertage

[2] Vacation [2]

[2] Urlaub[2]

How to use Ferien in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ferien with translations in English.

[1, 2] Alle hatten Ferien, nur er musste weiterarbeiten.

[1, 2] Everyone had vacation, only he had to work on

[1, 2] Ich gehe in die Ferien!

[1, 2] I go to the car

[1, 2] Ich habe ab Montag Ferien!

[1, 2] I have

[2] „Ferien ist freie Zeit, Urlaub verplante Zeit. Angestellte, Beamte, Bauschlosser haben Urlaub, Kinder dagegen Ferien; ja, das geht so weit, dass Schüler in die Ferien fahren, ihre Lehrer aber in den Urlaub. Urlaub nimmt man sich und dann macht man ihn. Ferien hat man einfach. Urlaub ist abhängig vom Tarifvertrag und wird geplant, Ferien hängen von der Stimmung ab und beginnen ziellos.“

[2] “Vacation is free time, vacation planned time employee, civil servants, chiefs have vacation, but children are vacationing, but this goes so far that students go on vacation, but their teachers on vacation. You take a vacation and then you make him. You just have a vacation. Vacation depends on the collective agreement and is planned, holidays depend on the mood and start aimlessly. ”

How do you pronounce Ferien?

Ferien (Österreich)

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