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Is it der, die oder das Fähre?


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

The word Fähre 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 Fähre?

How does the declension of Fähre 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 Fähre die Fähren
Genitive der Fähre der Fähren
Dative der Fähre den Fähren
Akkusative die Fähre die Fähren

What is the meaning of Fähre in German?

Fähre is defined as:

[1] Shipping: Special ship that serves the (commercial) transportation of people and/or means of transport from bank to bank

[1] Schifffahrt: spezielles Schiff, das der (gewerbsmäßigen) Beförderung von Personen und/oder Transportmitteln von Ufer zu Ufer dient

How to use Fähre in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fähre with translations in English.

[1] Wir fuhren mit der Fähre über den Bodensee.

[1] We drove the ferry over the Lake Constance

[1] „Die Leute fanden sich langsam am Kai ein, und kurz darauf legte die Fähre an.“

[1] "People slowly found themselves on the quay, and shortly afterwards the ferry put on"

[1] „Die Fähre kommt herüber.“

[1] "The ferry comes over"

[1] „Ich wollte mit der Fähre von Stockholm nach Turku übersetzen.“

[1] "I wanted to translate with the ferry from Stockholm to Turku"

[1] „Die große Fähre im Hafen von Tarifa hatte ihre Fracht aufgenommen und legte ab.“

[1] "The large ferry in the port of Tarifa had recorded its freight and put on the abire"

How do you pronounce Fähre?

Fähre (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Fähre

[1] Eine Fähre
[1] Eine Fähre

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