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Is it der, die oder das Franzose?


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

The word Franzose 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 Franzose?

How does the declension of Franzose 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 Franzose die Franzosen
Genitive des Franzosen der Franzosen
Dative dem Franzosen den Franzosen
Akkusative den Franzosen die Franzosen

What is the meaning of Franzose in German?

Franzose has various definitions in German:

[1] citizen, citizens, residents of France

[1] Staatsangehöriger, Staatsbürger, Bewohner Frankreichs

[2] Translated, colloquially, short form: a restaurant where French dishes are offered

[2] übertragen, umgangssprachlich, Kurzform: ein Restaurant, in dem französische Speisen angeboten werden

[3] Technology, tools, colloquially: adjustable wrenches

[3] Technik, Werkzeug, umgangssprachlich: verstellbarer Schraubenschlüssel

How to use Franzose in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Franzose with translations in English.

[1] Gérard Depardieu ist Franzose.

[1] Gérard Depardieu is French

[1] „In diesem Sinne kann man Franzosen einen Aufenthalt auf Lanzarote empfehlen.“

[1] "In this sense, French can be recommended to stay on Lanzarote"

[2] Heute gehen wir wieder mal zum Franzosen essen.

[2] Today we go to the French Essenä again

[3] Hast du in deiner Werkstatt einen Franzosen oder einen Engländer?

[3] Do you have a Frenchman or an Englishman in your workshop

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[3] ein Franzose als Werkzeug
[3] ein Franzose als Werkzeug

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