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Is it der, die oder das Gregor?

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 Gregor?

How does the declension of Gregor 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative (der) Gregor die Gregore die Gregors
Genitive (des Gregor) (des Gregors) Gregors der Gregore der Gregors
Dative (dem) Gregor den Gregoren den Gregors
Akkusative (den) Gregor die Gregore die Gregors
siehe auch: Grammatik der deutschen Namen

What is the meaning of Gregor in German?

Gregor is defined as:

[1] male first name

[1] männlicher Vorname

How to use Gregor in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gregor with translations in English.

[1] Der Polizist Gregor ist nach zwei Jahren im Koma wieder aufgewacht.

[1] The policeman Gregor has been kept in a coma after two years

[1] „‚Gregor, Gregor,‘ rief er, ‚was ist denn?‘ Und nach einer kleinen Weile mahnte er nochmals mit tieferer Stimme: ‚Gregor! Gregor!‘ An der anderen Seitentür aber klagte leise die Schwester: ‚Gregor? Ist dir nicht wohl? Brauchst du etwas?‘ Nach beiden Seiten hin antwortete Gregor: ‚Bin schon fertig,‘ und bemühte sich, durch die sorgfältigste Aussprache und durch Einschaltung von langen Pausen zwischen den einzelnen Worten seiner Stimme alles Auffallende zu nehmen.“

[1] "'' Gregor, Gregor, 'called,' What is Dennäte 'and after a little while he warned again in a deeper voice:' Gregorää Gregor! 'At the other side door, however, the sister complained: 'Gregor? Isn't you comfortable? Do you need something? 'Gregor replied on both sides:' I'm already finished, 'and tried to take everything striking by the most careful pronunciation and by engaging long breaks between the individual words of his voice "

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