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Is it der, die oder das Festkomitee?


The correct article in German of Festkomitee is das. So it is das Festkomitee! (nominative case)

The word Festkomitee is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Festkomitee?

How does the declension of Festkomitee 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 das Festkomitee die Festkomitees
Genitive des Festkomitees der Festkomitees
Dative dem Festkomitee den Festkomitees
Akkusative das Festkomitee die Festkomitees

What is the meaning of Festkomitee in German?

Festkomitee is defined as:

[1] Group of people who are responsible for organizing a festival

[1] Gruppe von Personen, die mit der Organisation eines Festes betraut ist

How to use Festkomitee in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Festkomitee with translations in English.

[1] „Die ersten Absprachen wurden übrigens in den Knuttstuben (Strickstuben) zwischen den beteiligten Hausfrauen getroffen, aus deren Reihen sich später das Festkomitee rekrutierte, das jedem - vom Koch über die Backfrau bis zum Musikus - seine Aufgaben zuwies.“

[1] "Incidentally, the first agreements were hit in the Knuttstuben (knitting rooms) between the housewives involved, from the ranks of which the festival committee later recruited, which - from the chef to bakery to musicus - allows his tasks"

[1] „Das Festkomitee hat ihnen Tanz-, Kamera- und Gesangsunterricht verordnet.“

[1] "The festival committee has dance, camera and singing lessons prescribed"

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