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Is it der, die oder das Fichte?


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

The word Fichte 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 Fichte?

How does the declension of Fichte 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 Fichte die Fichten
Genitive der Fichte der Fichten
Dative der Fichte den Fichten
Akkusative die Fichte die Fichten

What is the meaning of Fichte in German?

Fichte has various definitions in German:

[1] Botanics: Picea conifer with short, pointed needles and hanging tapping.

[1] Botanik: Nadelbaum der Gattung Picea mit kurzen, spitzen Nadeln und hängenden Zapfen.

[2] Without plural: type of wood from [1]

[2] ohne Plural: Holzart von [1]

How to use Fichte in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fichte with translations in English.

[1] Die Fichte war vom Borkenkäfer befallen.

[1] The spruce was affected by the bark beetle

[1] „An einigen Stellen war die Gegend völlig nackt, an anderen mit einzelnen Fichten und Birken bewachsen.“

[1] "In some places the area was completely naked, on others with individual spruces and birches"

[2] Die Möbel im Zimmer waren alle aus Fichte.

[2] The furniture in the room was all from Fichte

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Pictures or photos of Fichte

[1] Gemeine Fichte (Picea abies)
[1] Gemeine Fichte (Picea abies)

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