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Is it der, die oder das Gebrüder?

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 Gebrüder?

How does the declension of Gebrüder 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 Gebrüder
Genitive der Gebrüder
Dative den Gebrüdern
Akkusative die Gebrüder

What is the meaning of Gebrüder in German?

Gebrüder is defined as:

[1] Brothers who run a company or have performed a significant performance

[1] Brüder, die ein Unternehmen leiten oder eine bedeutende Leistung vollbracht haben

How to use Gebrüder in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gebrüder with translations in English.

[1] „Die Gebrüder Grimm sind die Begründer der modernen Märchenforschung und aus diesem Grund nicht aus ihr wegzudenken.“

[1] "The Grimm brothers are the founders of modern fairy tale research and for this reason not to think away from them"

[1] „In diesem Papier werde ein für allemal festgelegt, dass niemand anderes als die Gebrüder Wright als erste Motorflieger genannt werden dürften; zwei Amerikaner und nicht der Bayer.“

[1] "In this paper you will once and for all that nobody other than the Wright brothers are the first motor pilot, two Americans and not the Bavarian" should be called "

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