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Is it der, die oder das Flachdach?


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

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

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 Flachdach?

How does the declension of Flachdach 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 Flachdach die Flachdächer
Genitive des Flachdachs des Flachdaches der Flachdächer
Dative dem Flachdach dem Flachdache den Flachdächern
Akkusative das Flachdach die Flachdächer

What is the meaning of Flachdach in German?

Flachdach is defined as:

[1] Architecture: Building cover with a low inclination of 2-20 °

[1] Architektur: Gebäudeabdeckung mit geringer Neigung von 2-20°

How to use Flachdach in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Flachdach with translations in English.

[1] Im Alpenraum sind wegen der Schneemengen Flachdächer selten erlaubt.

[1] In the Alpine region, flat roofs are rarely allowed due to the amounts of snow.

[1] „Direkt unter dem Flachdach der Mietskaserne, die kein Dachgeschoß mit Böden hatte, war es in dem Zimmer so heiß, daß sich die Gegenstände aufzulösen schienen.“

[1] "directly under the flat roof of the rent barracks, which had no attic with floors, it was so hot in the room that the objects seemed to dissolve"

[1] „Sie demontierten 140 Laufmeter 50 Zentimeter breites Kupferblech von der Mauerumrandung des Flachdachs.“

[1] "You dismantled 140 running meters 50 centimeters wide copper sheet from the wall border of the flat roof" "

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Pictures or photos of Flachdach

[1] Gebäude mit Flachdach in Massivbauweise
[1] Gebäude mit Flachdach in Massivbauweise
[1] einige Flachdäche in Berlin; das Flachdach der Neuen Nationalgalerie wurde in Leichtbauweise erstellt
[1] einige Flachdäche in Berlin; das Flachdach der Neuen Nationalgalerie wurde in Leichtbauweise erstellt

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