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Is it der, die oder das Grenzzaun?


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

The word Grenzzaun 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 Grenzzaun?

How does the declension of Grenzzaun 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 Grenzzaun die Grenzzäune
Genitive des Grenzzaunes des Grenzzauns der Grenzzäune
Dative dem Grenzzaun dem Grenzzaune den Grenzzäunen
Akkusative den Grenzzaun die Grenzzäune

What is the meaning of Grenzzaun in German?

Grenzzaun is defined as:

[1] Often the device consisting of wire, which serves as a limitation

[1] oft aus Draht bestehende Vorrichtung, die als Begrenzung dient

How to use Grenzzaun in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grenzzaun with translations in English.

[1] Der Grenzzaun soll unbefugten Personen den Zutritt erschweren.

[1] The border fence is supposed to make access to unauthorized persons to access

[1] Ungarn hat Grenzzäune errichtet, um die Flüchtlinge nicht ins Land kommen zu lassen.

[1] Hungary built border fences so as not to let the refugees come into the country

[1] „In Marokko stürmten Tausende Afrikaner die Grenzzäune zu zwei spanischen Enklaven, um so EU-Gebiet zu erreichen.“

[1] "In Morocco, thousands of Africans stormed the border fences into two Spanish enclaves in order to achieve the EU" "

[1] „Am Tag danach, als Trumps Beraterin Kellyanne Conway verkündet, die Mauer werde schon in zwei Jahren fertig sein, steht der 16-jährige Schüler Macario Díaz vor dem rostigen Grenzzaun am Strand von Tijuana und überlegt, ob er Amerika heute überlisten kann.“

[1] “The next day when Trump's consultant Kellyanne Conway announced, the wall will be ready in two years, the 16-year-old student Macario Díaz is standing in front of the rusty border fence on the beach of Tijuana and considering whether he can outsmart America today . "

[1] „Durch das Gitterwerk des Unterholzes sehe ich den stählernen Grenzzaun schimmern.“

[1] "Through the grid of the undergrowth, I see the steel border fence shimmer" "

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