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Is it der, die oder das Fete?


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

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

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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 Fete?

How does the declension of Fete 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 Fete die Feten
Genitive der Fete der Feten
Dative der Fete den Feten
Akkusative die Fete die Feten

What is the meaning of Fete in German?

Fete is defined as:

[1] Loose, informal celebration

[1] lockere, ungezwungene Feier

How to use Fete in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fete with translations in English.

[1] „Ja, das Tollste ist doch Lachen, wenn wir eine Fete machen.“

[1] "Yes, the greatest thing is laughing when we have a party"

[1] „Meine Freunde hatten unser neues Haus noch nie gesehen, und ich erzählte in der Schule, dass wir eine kleine Fete machen könnten.“

[1] "My friends had never seen our new house before, and I said at school that we could make a little party"

[1] Da sachte einer: „Ick jebe bei mir im Jarten ne Fete.“ (Nina Hagen) (Das Beispiel ist im Dialekt, kein Standarddeutsch.)

[1] Since one: "Ick Jebe in Jarten ne fetea" (Nina Hagen) (the example is in the dialect, no standard German.)

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Pictures or photos of Fete

[1] Karnevalsfete in New Orleans
[1] Karnevalsfete in New Orleans

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