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Is it der, die oder das Ferse?


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

The word Ferse 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 Ferse?

How does the declension of Ferse 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 Ferse die Fersen
Genitive der Ferse der Fersen
Dative der Ferse den Fersen
Akkusative die Ferse die Fersen

What is the meaning of Ferse in German?

Ferse is defined as:

[1] rear part of the foot

[1] hinterer Teil des Fußes

How to use Ferse in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ferse with translations in English.

[1] Beim Sport habe ich mir meine linke Ferse verletzt.

[1] In sports I injured my left heel

[1] „Da ging diese [die andere Schwester] in die Kammer und kam mit den Zehen glücklich in den Schuh, aber die Ferse war zu groß. Da reichte ihr die Mutter ein Messer und sprach: ‚Hau ein Stück von der Ferse ab: Wann du Königin bist, brauchst du nicht mehr zu Fuß gehen.‘“

[1] “Then this [the other sister] went into the chamber and came into the shoe happily with the toes, but the heel was too large. Then her mother handed her a knife and said: ' : When you are queen, you no longer need to walk. '"

[1] „Die Knie hatte sie durchgedrückt; sie hob und senkte die Beine und trommelte mit den Fersen auf den Fußboden.“

[1] "The knees had pushed them through and lowered her legs and drummed her heels on the floor" "

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Pictures or photos of Ferse

[1] Ferse eines Mädchens
[1] Ferse eines Mädchens

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