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Is it der, die oder das Gartenarbeit?

DIE

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

The word Gartenarbeit 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 Gartenarbeit?

How does the declension of Gartenarbeit 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 Gartenarbeit die Gartenarbeiten
Genitive der Gartenarbeit der Gartenarbeiten
Dative der Gartenarbeit den Gartenarbeiten
Akkusative die Gartenarbeit die Gartenarbeiten

What is the meaning of Gartenarbeit in German?

Gartenarbeit is defined as:

[1] A work to order the garden with fruit, vegetables or flowers on mostly small acreage

[1] eine Arbeit zur Bestellung des Gartens mit Obst, Gemüse oder Blumen auf meist kleinen Anbauflächen

How to use Gartenarbeit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gartenarbeit with translations in English.

[1] Bei der Gartenarbeit habe ich mir den Fuß verstaucht.

[1] When I gardened, I stuck my foot

[1] So knipste ich ein paar der allzu weit hervorstehenden Ästchen ab, und das fühlte sich noch viel besser an: endlich wieder Gartenarbeit!

[1] So I snapped off a couple of the too far outstanding branches, and that felt much better: finally gardening again

[1] „Als sie die Gartenarbeit beendet, die Spatengabel in den Schuppen stellt und Gartenkittel und Strickjacke an den Haken hängt, haben die Nebel sich längst aufgelöst.“

[1] "When they ended gardening, put the spore fork in the scales and garden coats and cardigan hangs on the hook, the fog has long since been dissolved"

[1] „Eines Tages traf es sich, daß er, mit Gartenarbeiten beschäftigt, zufällig an ihrem Boudoir vorüberkam, als sie gerade drin im Badezuber saß und plantschte.“

[1] “One day it met that he was dealing with gardening, accidentally passing her boudoir when she was sitting in the bathing zuber and platsche.

How do you pronounce Gartenarbeit?

Gartenarbeit

Pictures or photos of Gartenarbeit

[1] Michelle Obama bei der Gartenarbeit
[1] Michelle Obama bei der Gartenarbeit

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