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Is it der, die oder das Gasse?


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

The word Gasse 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 Gasse?

How does the declension of Gasse 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 Gasse die Gassen
Genitive der Gasse der Gassen
Dative der Gasse den Gassen
Akkusative die Gasse die Gassen

What is the meaning of Gasse in German?

Gasse has various definitions in German:

[1] Traffic, infrastructure: narrow street, narrow path between fences or walls

[1] Verkehr, Infrastruktur: enge Straße, schmaler Weg zwischen Zäunen oder Mauern

[2] Traffic, infrastructure, especially in Austria: (cross) street

[2] Verkehr, Infrastruktur, besonders in Österreich: (Quer-)Straße

[3] Rugby Union: List in the throw -in, in which several members of the teams each form a row and try to catch the ball

[3] Rugby Union: Aufstellung beim Einwurf, bei dem mehrere Mitglieder der Mannschaften jeweils eine Reihe bilden und versuchen, den Ball zu fangen

How to use Gasse in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gasse with translations in English.

[1] Einsam geh ich durch die Gassen.

[1] I go through the alleys lonely

[1] „Unterwegs durch die Gassen Krakaus fiel mir auf, was ich noch alles hätte erwähnen können.“

[1] "On the way through the streets Krakaus I noticed what I could have mentioned"

[1] Marie Lechner, die nach kurzem Aufstieg und raschem Niedergang den Weg zurück in die freudlose Gasse gefunden hatte, lebte noch immer siech und elend bei ihrer Mutter, der Wäscherin, und ihrem Vater, dem ewig betrunkenen Invaliden.

[1] Marie Lechner, who had found the way back to the joyless alley after a short climb and rapid decline, still lived with Sieech and misery with her mother, the laundry, and her father, the eternally drunken invalid

[1] „Durch diese hohle Gasse muss er kommen, Es führt kein andrer Weg nach Küssnacht.“

[1] "He has to come through this hollow alley, there is no other way to Küssnacht" "

[1] „Die engen Gassen werden jetzt dunkel.“

[1] "The narrow streets are now getting dark"

[2] „Die rund 400 Ausnahmeschilder, die bisher auf Ausfallrouten wie Triester Straße und Hadikgasse Tempo 60 beziehungsweise 70 erlaubt haben, sind weg.“

[2] "The approximately 400 exceptional signs, which have previously been allowed on the failure routes such as Triester Straße and Hadikgasse Tempo 60 and 70, are gone"



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Pictures or photos of Gasse

[1] eine venezianische Gasse
[1] eine venezianische Gasse
[1] die kurze Rostocker Gasse „Hinter dem Rathaus“
[1] die kurze Rostocker Gasse „Hinter dem Rathaus“
[2] eine Wiener Gasse
[2] eine Wiener Gasse

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