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Is it der, die oder das Gallien?

The article is needed if "Gaul in a certain quality, at a certain point in time or period as a subject or object in the sentence, is otherwise, i.e. usually, no article is used.

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 Gallien?

How does the declension of Gallien 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 (das) Gallien
Genitive (des Gallien) (des Galliens) Galliens
Dative (dem) Gallien
Akkusative (das) Gallien

What is the meaning of Gallien in German?

Gallien is defined as:

[1] Area of ​​Western Europe, which was inhabited by those Celtic ethnic groups, which the Romans referred to

[1] Gebiet Westeuropas, das von jenen keltischen Volksgruppen bewohnt wurde, die die Römer als „Gallier“ bezeichneten

How to use Gallien in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gallien with translations in English.

[1] „Keltische Kriegerscharen fielen, von Gallien kommend, in Italien ein, die Römer stellten sich ihnen in der Schlacht an der Allia und erlitten eine katastrophale Niederlage.“

[1] "Celtic warriors, coming from Gallia, fell in Italy, the Romans faced them in the Battle of the Allia and suffered a catastrophic defeat"

[1] „Hispanien und Gallien befanden sich in den Händen der Sueben, Westgoten und Franken; Nordafrika war an die Vandalen verloren gegangen.“

[1] "Hispania and Gaul were in the hands of the Sueben, West Goths and Franeräte North Africa was lost to the vandals"

[1] „Die keltischen Stämme, die Gallien bewohnten, sind als Gallier bekannt.“

[1] "The Celtic tribes that lived in Gaul are known as Gauls"

[1] „Cäsar rechtfertigt sein Vorgehen in Gallien denn auch so.“

[1] "Caesar justifies his approach in Gaul because of Soä"

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