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Is it der, die oder das Fjord?


The correct article in German of Fjord is der. So it is der Fjord! (nominative case)

The word Fjord is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Fjord?

How does the declension of Fjord 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 der Fjord die Fjorde
Genitive des Fjordes des Fjords der Fjorde
Dative dem Fjord dem Fjorde den Fjorden
Akkusative den Fjord die Fjorde

What is the meaning of Fjord in German?

Fjord is defined as:

[1] elongated, narrow sea bay with cliffs

[1] langgestreckte, schmale Meeresbucht mit Steilküste

How to use Fjord in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fjord with translations in English.

[1] In Skandinavien ist die gesamte Westküste von Fjorden zerfurcht.

[1] In Scandinavia, the entire west coast of Fjorden is torn

[1] „Auf der einen Seite des Fjordes lagern zwei Boote in einer Lagerhalle aus Wellblech, eingezwängt zwischen den Felsen, in der Bucht gegenüber liegt das hellgelbe Gerippe eines Zwergwals, an dem blaues Ölzeug zum Trocknen hängt.“

[1] "On one side of the fjord, two boats are stored in a warehouse made of corrugated iron, squeezed between the rocks, in the bay opposite lies the light yellow skeleton of a dwarf whale on which blue oil tubes hang for drying"

[1] „Die zersprungenen Basaltblöcke lagen am Grunde des Fjords verstreut wie auf einem antiken Trümmerfeld.“

[1] "The decomposed basalt blocks were scattered at the bottom of the fjord like on an ancient rubble field"

[1] „Auf diese Weise nehmen sie riesige Flächen für sich in Besitz, manche der Männer erklären sogar ganze Fjorde zu ihrem persönlichen Eigentum.“

[1] "In this way they take possession of huge areas for themselves, some of the men even declare entire fjords their personal owners" "

[1] „Den ersten Fjord zu fahren ist ein besonderes Erlebnis.“

[1] "Driving the first fjord is a special experience"

[1] Fjord oder Förde – die Frage, mit welchem Namen Flensburg werben soll, wird nicht nur bei den Touristikern heiß diskutiert (wir berichteten).

[1] Fjord or Fjord - The question of which name Flensburg should advertise is not only hotly debated among the tourists (we reported)

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Pictures or photos of Fjord

[1] ein norwegischer Fjord
[1] ein norwegischer Fjord

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