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Is it der, die oder das Försterei?


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

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

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 Försterei?

How does the declension of Försterei 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 Försterei die Förstereien
Genitive der Försterei der Förstereien
Dative der Försterei den Förstereien
Akkusative die Försterei die Förstereien

What is the meaning of Försterei in German?

Försterei has various definitions in German:

[1] A forester's office

[1] Dienststelle eines Försters

[2] Building that serves as the official residence (and residence) of a forester

[2] Gebäude, das als Amtssitz (und Wohnsitz) eines Försters dient

How to use Försterei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Försterei with translations in English.

[1] Mit diesem Anliegen müsssen Sie sich an die zuständige Försterei wenden.

[1] With this concern you have to go to the responsible forestry work

[2] „Im Norden der Grafschaft Ruppin, hart an der mecklenburgischen Grenze, zieht sich von dem Städtchen Gransee bis nach Rheinsberg hin (und noch darüber hinaus) eine mehrere Meilen lange Seeenkette durch eine menschenarme, nur hie und da mit ein paar alten Dörfern, sonst aber ausschließlich mit Förstereien, Glas- und Teeröfen besetzte Waldung.“

[2] “In the north of the county of Ruppin, hard on the Mecklenburg border, extends from the town of Gransee to Rheinsberg (and beyond) a several miles long lake chain through a human arm, only here and there with a few old villages , but otherwise only with forestry, glass and tar ovens occupied "

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