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Is it der, die oder das Grenzregion?


The correct article in German of Grenzregion is die. So it is die Grenzregion! (nominative case)

The word Grenzregion is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Grenzregion?

How does the declension of Grenzregion 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 die Grenzregion die Grenzregionen
Genitive der Grenzregion der Grenzregionen
Dative der Grenzregion den Grenzregionen
Akkusative die Grenzregion die Grenzregionen

What is the meaning of Grenzregion in German?

Grenzregion is defined as:

[1] area near a border

[1] Gebiet nahe einer Grenze

How to use Grenzregion in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grenzregion with translations in English.

[1] „Und dann sind da noch die 200000 Menschen, die seit fast 40 Jahren in der Grenzregion zwischen Algerien, Marokko und Mauretanien ausharren.“

[1] "And then there are the 200,000 people who have been in the border region between Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania for almost 40 years"

[1] „So wie sich das liberale Kalifornien treu bleibt, etwa beim Schutz von Flüchtlingen, werde die gesamte Grenzregion versuchen, sich Trump zu entziehen.“

[1] "Just as the liberal California remains true to itself, for example in the protection of refugees, the entire border region will try to withdraw Trump"

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