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Is it der, die oder das Grenzbereich?


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

The word Grenzbereich 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 Grenzbereich?

How does the declension of Grenzbereich 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 Grenzbereich die Grenzbereiche
Genitive des Grenzbereiches des Grenzbereichs der Grenzbereiche
Dative dem Grenzbereich dem Grenzbereiche den Grenzbereichen
Akkusative den Grenzbereich die Grenzbereiche

What is the meaning of Grenzbereich in German?

Grenzbereich has various definitions in German:

[1] close environment of a border

[1] enge Umgebung einer Grenze

[2] Area that can no longer be exceeded or below

[2] Bereich, der nicht mehr über- oder unterschritten werden kann/sollte

[3] Area where work or specialist areas, areas of interest or the like touch

[3] Bereich, an dem sich Arbeits- oder Fachgebiete, Interessengebiete oder dergleichen berühren

How to use Grenzbereich in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grenzbereich with translations in English.

[1] „Ich hatte bereits von Professor Effendi gelernt, dass wir uns im Grenzbereich zum Sudan auf der Schnittstelle des orientalischen und afrikanischen Sufismus bewegten.“

[1] "I had already learned from Professor Effendi that we moved in the border area to Sudan on the interface of the Oriental and African Sufism"

[2] Er hat den Grenzbereich seiner Möglichkeiten erreicht.

[2] He has reached the border area of ​​its possibilities

[3] Die Erforschung der Frühgeschichte bewegt sich im Grenzbereich von Archäologie und historischer Linguistik.

[3] Research into early history is in the border area of ​​archeology and historical linguistics

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