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Is it der, die oder das Georgien?

The article is needed if "Georgia" in a certain quality, at a certain 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 Georgien?

How does the declension of Georgien 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) Georgien
Genitive (des Georgien) (des Georgiens) Georgiens
Dative (dem) Georgien
Akkusative (das) Georgien

What is the meaning of Georgien in German?

Georgien is defined as:

[1] Eurasian state in the southern Caucasus (Transcaucasia)

[1] eurasischer Staat im Südkaukasus (Transkaukasien)

How to use Georgien in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Georgien with translations in English.

[1] Ich komme aus Georgien.

[1] I come from Georgia

[1] Tiflis ist die Hauptstadt von Georgien.

[1] Tbilis is the capital of Georgia

[1] „Jenseits der linken Leitplanke endet hier Georgiens Hoheitsgebiet. Und es beginnt Südossetien, die Separatisten-Republik von Russlands Gnaden.“

[1] "Beyond the left guardrail ends here Georgia's territory and it begins South Ossetia, the separatist republic of Russia's grace."

[1] „Der Krieg zwischen Georgien und Südossetien hat in Russland für einen ungeheueren Patriotismusschub gesorgt.“

[1] "The war between Georgia and South Ossetia has provided an outrageous patriotism boost in Russia"

[1] „Dem Beispiel Georgiens folgten andere Unionsrepubliken, auch wenn das noch lange nicht hieß, dass sie aus der UdSSR ausgetreten waren, nur wussten alle, dass es über kurz oder lang so kommen würde.“

[1] "Other Union republics followed the example of Georgia, even if that was far from the fact that they had left the USSR, only everyone knew that sooner or later it would come like that"

How do you pronounce Georgien?

Georgien

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