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Is it der, die oder das Freitagnachmittag?


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

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

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 Freitagnachmittag?

How does the declension of Freitagnachmittag 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 Freitagnachmittag die Freitagnachmittage
Genitive des Freitagnachmittags der Freitagnachmittage
Dative dem Freitagnachmittag den Freitagnachmittagen
Akkusative den Freitagnachmittag die Freitagnachmittage

What is the meaning of Freitagnachmittag in German?

Freitagnachmittag is defined as:

[1] The afternoon of a Friday

[1] der Nachmittag eines Freitages

How to use Freitagnachmittag in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Freitagnachmittag with translations in English.

[1] Diese Woche findet am Freitagnachmittag eine Aufführung des Schultheaters statt.

This week a performance of the school theater takes place on Friday afternoon

[1] Der Freitagnachmittag ist bei uns traditionell der Familie gewidmet.

[1] The Friday afternoon is traditional for us for the family

[1] „Wenn der Frost in den kommenden Nächten über den Grünkohl und Rosenkohl geht, dann muss sie den Freitagnachmittag ernten.“

[1] "If the frost goes over the kale and Brussels sprouts in the coming nights, then it has to harvest Friday afternoon"

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