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Is it der, die oder das Flächennutzungsplan?


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

The word Flächennutzungsplan 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 Flächennutzungsplan?

How does the declension of Flächennutzungsplan 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 Flächennutzungsplan die Flächennutzungspläne
Genitive des Flächennutzungsplans der Flächennutzungspläne
Dative dem Flächennutzungsplan den Flächennutzungsplänen
Akkusative den Flächennutzungsplan die Flächennutzungspläne

What is the meaning of Flächennutzungsplan in German?

Flächennutzungsplan is defined as:

[1] Architecture, spatial planning: A public explanation of how a city or community intends to use its area

[1] Architektur, Raumplanung: eine öffentliche Darlegung, wie eine Stadt oder Gemeinde ihr Gebiet zu nutzen beabsichtigt

How to use Flächennutzungsplan in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Flächennutzungsplan with translations in English.

[1] Der Flächennutzungsplan „ist das Ergebnis eines grundsätzlichen politischen sowie fachlichen Planungsprozesses einer Gemeinde.“

[1] The land use plan "is the result of a fundamental political and professional planning process of a municipal area"

[1] Unsere Stadt hat angekündigt, bald einen neuen Flächennutzungsplan aufzustellen.

[1] Our city has announced that it will soon draw up a new land use plan

[1] Über das Internet kann jedermann in die Flächennutzungspläne der Gemeinden Einsicht nehmen.

[1] Anyone can take insight into the land use plans of the municipalities via the Internet

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