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Is it der, die oder das Franzosen?

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 Franzosen?

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

What is the meaning of Franzosen in German?

Franzosen is defined as:

[1] Medicine, historical: a highly contagious venereal disease that goes hand in hand with large leaves and pus and pus and which was distributed in the 16th century by the French in West and Central Europe. Today it is usually called syphilis.

[1] Medizin, historisch: eine hoch ansteckende Geschlechtskrankheit, die mit großen Blattern und Eiterbeulen einhergeht und die im 16. Jahrhundert durch die Franzosen in West- und Mitteleuropa verbreitet wurde. Heute wird sie gewöhnlich Syphilis genannt.

How to use Franzosen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Franzosen with translations in English.

[1] Der Bauer litt fürchterlich an den Franzosen.

[1] The farmer suffers terribly to the French

[1] „Durch die Französische Nation kam diese Krankheit in die übrigen Länder Europens, daher erstere auch die Ehre hat, daß solche fast in dem ganzen nördlichen Europa nach ihr die Franzosen genannt wird.“

[1] "The French nation came through the French nation to the other countries of Europe, so the former also has the honor that such is called the French almost in the whole of northern Europe"

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