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Is it der, die oder das Flick?


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

The word Flick 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 Flick?

How does the declension of Flick 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 Flick die Flicke
Genitive des Flickes des Flicks der Flicke
Dative dem Flick den Flicken
Akkusative den Flick die Flicke

What is the meaning of Flick in German?

Flick is defined as:

[1] Regional: patch

[1] regional: Flicken

How to use Flick in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Flick with translations in English.

[1] „Erstaunlich schnell begriff Klaus, die alten Hosen und Jacken so vorzulegen, daß Flicke und Risse auf der andern Seite waren; verstand er mehr zu verlangen, als selbst der Vater als Bezahlung wünschte; lernte er, daß Kunden angelächelt sein wollten, gleichviel, ob man fror oder schwitzte.“

[1] “Astonishingly quickly, Klaus understood the old pants and jackets in such a way that patches and cracks on the other side of goods understood to demand more than even the father wished as a payment; he learned that customers wanted to be smiled at, just as much, whether you are frozen or sweated "

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