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Is it der, die oder das Furche?


The correct article in German of Furche is die. So it is die Furche! (nominative case)

The word Furche is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Furche?

How does the declension of Furche 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 Furche die Furchen
Genitive der Furche der Furchen
Dative der Furche den Furchen
Akkusative die Furche die Furchen

What is the meaning of Furche in German?

Furche has various definitions in German:

[1] Agriculture: an elongated, tight and flat bottom deepening, usually on a field

[1] Landwirtschaft: eine längliche, enge und flache Bodenvertiefung, für gewöhnlich auf einem Acker

[2] In a figurative sense: a deep fold, mostly on the face

[2] im übertragenen Sinne: eine tiefe Falte, meist im Gesicht

[3] In a figurative sense: deep line in the water behind a moving watercraft

[3] im übertragenen Sinne: tiefe Linie im Wasser hinter einem fahrenden Wasserfahrzeug

How to use Furche in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Furche with translations in English.

[1] Der Bauer zog Furchen mit dem Pflug in den Acker.

[1] The farmer pulled furrows with the plow into the acker

[2] Der alte Mann hatte tiefe Furchen im Gesicht.

[2] The old man had deep furrows in the face

[3] „Hie und da wächst ein weniges von Schilf und Binsen auf, aber kein Kahn zieht seine Furchen, kein Vogel singt, und nur selten, daß ein Habicht drüber hinfliegt und seinen Schatten auf die Spiegelfläche wirft.“

[3] "Hie and there grows a little of reeds and rushes, but no barge pulls his furrows, no bird sings, and rarely that a hawk flies over it and throws his shadow on the mirror area"

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Pictures or photos of Furche

[1] Das Regenwasser steht in den Furchen.
[1] Das Regenwasser steht in den Furchen.
[2] Furchen im Gesicht
[2] Furchen im Gesicht

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