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Is it der, die oder das Flachland?


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

The word Flachland 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 Flachland?

How does the declension of Flachland 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 Flachland die Flachländer
Genitive des Flachlands des Flachlandes der Flachländer
Dative dem Flachland dem Flachlande den Flachländern
Akkusative das Flachland die Flachländer

What is the meaning of Flachland in German?

Flachland is defined as:

[1] area, terrain without any noteworthy surveys

[1] Gegend, Gelände ohne nennenswerte Erhebungen

How to use Flachland in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Flachland with translations in English.

[1] Norddeutschland ist vielerorts ein Flachland.

[1] Northern Germany is a lowland in many places

[1] „Der Golfstrom, der an der Insel vorbeistreift, macht die Winter im Flachland milde.“

[1] "The Gulf Stream that strips past the island does the winter in the lowlands Milde" "

[1] „Der Aeroclub Hoyerswerda hat seit einiger Zeit auch eine Sektion Gleitschirmfliegen. Auch mitten im platten Flachland wird diese Trend-Luftsportart also betrieben.“

[1] "The Aeroclub Hoyerswerda has also had a section of paragliders in the middle of the flat land for some time.

[1] „Das ist, besonders im Flachlande, auch mit dem besten VW nicht möglich.“

[1] "This is not possible, especially in the flat landing, even with the best VW"

[1] „Und unter solchem Selbstgespräche trat er noch einmal ans offene Fenster und sah über die zunächst gelegene kleine Gartenanlage fort in das Flachland hinaus, an dessen äußerstem Rande die Türme von Quedlinburg aufragten.“

[1] "And under such a soliloquy he stepped on the open window again and looked over the small garden, which was initially located, to the flat land, at the extreme edge of which the towers of Quedlinburg towered" "

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