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Is it der, die oder das Graffiti?


The correct article in German of Graffiti is das. So it is das Graffiti! (nominative case)

The word Graffiti is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Graffiti?

How does the declension of Graffiti 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 Graffiti die Graffitis
Genitive des Graffitis des Graffiti der Graffitis
Dative dem Graffiti den Graffitis
Akkusative das Graffiti die Graffitis

What is the meaning of Graffiti in German?

Graffiti is defined as:

[1] colloquially: mostly on walls or walls, which is mainly made with spray and shows a certain motif, a slogan or the like

[1] umgangssprachlich: zumeist auf Wänden oder Mauern aufgebrachte Darstellung, die überwiegend mit Spray hergestellt ist und ein bestimmtes Motiv, eine Parole oder Ähnliches zeigt

How to use Graffiti in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Graffiti with translations in English.

[1] Hier in der Gegend entstehen ständig neue Graffitis.

[1] Here in the area, new graffitis is constantly being created

[1] Hast du schon mein neues Graffiti in der Bahnhofstraße gesehen?

[1] Have you already seen my new graffiti on Bahnhofstrasse

[1] An diese Mauer passt noch ein kleines Graffiti.

[1] A small graffiti sky fits this wall

How do you pronounce Graffiti?


Pictures or photos of Graffiti

[1] ein Graffiti in Nischni Nowgorod
[1] ein Graffiti in Nischni Nowgorod

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