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Is it der, die oder das Gesangverein?


The correct article in German of Gesangverein is der. So it is der Gesangverein! (nominative case)

The word Gesangverein is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Gesangverein?

How does the declension of Gesangverein 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 der Gesangverein die Gesangvereine
Genitive des Gesangvereines des Gesangvereins der Gesangvereine
Dative dem Gesangverein dem Gesangvereine den Gesangvereinen
Akkusative den Gesangverein die Gesangvereine

What is the meaning of Gesangverein in German?

Gesangverein is defined as:

[1] Merging of singers to exercise and maintain the choral singing

[1] Zusammenschluss von Sängern zur Ausübung und Pflege des Chorgesangs

How to use Gesangverein in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gesangverein with translations in English.

[1] Das jährliche Sommerfest des örtlichen Gesangvereins zieht immer viele Besucher an.

[1] The annual summer festival of the local singing club always draws many visitors to

[1] „So mancher Gesangverein klagt über mangelnden Besuch seiner Konzerte.“

[1] "Some singing club complains about a lack of visit to his concert" "

[1] „In vielen Orten machten die Gesangvereine den Anfang; später folgten die Turnvereine.“

[1] "In many places, the singing clubs made the initial division later the gymnastics club"

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