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Is it der, die oder das Fliese?


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

The word Fliese 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 Fliese?

How does the declension of Fliese 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 Fliese die Fliesen
Genitive der Fliese der Fliesen
Dative der Fliese den Fliesen
Akkusative die Fliese die Fliesen

What is the meaning of Fliese in German?

Fliese has various definitions in German:

[1] Thin plate made of ceramic, natural stone or glass serving as a surface for floors or cladding for walls

[1] dünne Platte aus Keramik, Naturstein oder Glas, die als Belag für Böden oder Verkleidung für Wände dient

[2] colloquially, DDR language: Short for: Blue tiles, Money in particular West Money of Blue 100-DM seem

[2] umgangssprachlich, DDR-Sprache: kurz für: Blaue Fliesen, Geld insbesondere Westgeld von blauen 100-DM-Scheinen

How to use Fliese in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fliese with translations in English.

[1] Die Polizei, davon benachrichtigt, ließ am 17. eine genaue Haussuchung halten, und unter den Fliesen der Küche fand man alsbald den Leichnam des Vermißten in einer frischen Grube, nackend, die Beine rückwärts gegen die Hüften gebunden.[1]

[1] The police, notiftered, left a precise search at 17 euros, and under the tiles of the kitchen, they finally found the corpse of missing in a fresh pit, nude, the legs bound backwards against the hips. [1]



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Pictures or photos of Fliese

[1] Gefliester Boden
[1] Gefliester Boden

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