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Is it der, die oder das Fluss?


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

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

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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 Fluss?

How does the declension of Fluss 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 Fluss die Flüsse
Genitive des Flusses der Flüsse
Dative dem Fluss dem Flusse den Flüssen
Akkusative den Fluss die Flüsse

What is the meaning of Fluss in German?

Fluss has various definitions in German:

[1] Geography, Ecology: larger, flowing waters

[1] Geografie, Ökologie: größeres, fließendes Gewässer

[2] steady draining the flow

[2] stetiger Ablauf; das Fließen

[3] Physics: energy transfer rate

[3] Physik: Energieübertragungsrate

How to use Fluss in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fluss with translations in English.

[1] Die größten Flüsse Deutschlands sind der Rhein, die Donau und die Elbe.

[1] The largest rivers in Germany are the Rhine, the Danube and the Elbe

[1] „Der Fluss ist voller Geheimnisse, Gefahren und Mächte, und alle Flussvölker der Erde sind über solche Legenden spirituell mit der Inneren Welt ihres Stroms verbunden.“[2]

[1] "The river is full of secrets, dangers and powers, and all the river peoples of the earth are linked to such legends spiritually with the inner world of their electricity" [2]

[1] „Die meisten der in Flüssen lebenden Tiere rupfen ihre pflanzliche Nahrung in kleinen Stücken ab, nur einige verspeisen ganze lebende Pflanzen.“[3]

[1] "Most of the animals living in rivers rip their vegetable food in small pieces, just a few eating whole living plants" [3]

[1] „Er begleitete die Aufbrechenden zu Fuss bis zu einer Brücke, neben der die Wagen den Fluss in einer Furt durchqueren mussten, und sorgte noch dafür, dass einige Jäger mit Laternen voranritten.“[4]

[1] "He accompanied the bouncing on foot to a bridge, next to which the cars had to cross the river in a forest, providing some hunters with lanterns advanced" [4]

[2] Der Fluss seiner Rede wurde jäh unterbrochen.

[2] The river of his speech was banned at all

[3] „Elektrischer Fluss“ und „magnetischer Fluss“ sind physikalische Begriffe.

[3] "Electric River" and "Magnetic River" are physical concepts

How do you pronounce Fluss?

der Fluss (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Fluss

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