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Is it der, die oder das Grenzübertritt?


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

The word Grenzübertritt 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 Grenzübertritt?

How does the declension of Grenzübertritt 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 Grenzübertritt die Grenzübertritte
Genitive des Grenzübertritts des Grenzübertrittes der Grenzübertritte
Dative dem Grenzübertritt den Grenzübertritten
Akkusative den Grenzübertritt die Grenzübertritte

What is the meaning of Grenzübertritt in German?

Grenzübertritt is defined as:

[1] Change across the border from one country to another

[1] Wechsel über die Grenze von einem Land zu einem anderen

How to use Grenzübertritt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grenzübertritt with translations in English.

[1] „Zwanzig Jahre nach der Wiedervereinigung hat ein Grenzübertritt von Thüringen nach Niedersachsen natürlich längst seinen einstigen Schrecken verloren.“

[1] "Twenty years after reunification, a crossing from Thuringia to Lower Saxony has long since lost its former terror"

[1] „Diese Eigenschaften scheinen sich mit meinem Grenzübertritt in die Türkei in Luft aufzulösen.“

[1] "These properties seem to be resolved with my border crossing to Turkey"

[1] „Doch bereits kurz vor dem Grenzübertritt, im malerischen Fischerort Tutrakan, wurde mir bewusst, dass die rumänischen Hunde von anderem Kaliber waren.“

[1] "But shortly before the border crossing, in the picturesque fishing village of Tutrakan, I realized that the Romanian dogs of other calibers" "

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