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Is it der, die oder das Grieche?


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

The word Grieche 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 Grieche?

How does the declension of Grieche 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 Grieche die Griechen
Genitive des Griechen der Griechen
Dative dem Griechen den Griechen
Akkusative den Griechen die Griechen

What is the meaning of Grieche in German?

Grieche has various definitions in German:

[1] Citizens of Greece (Hellenic Republic)

[1] Staatsbürger von Griechenland (Hellenische Republik)

[2] Members of the Greek people

[2] Angehöriger des griechischen Volkes

How to use Grieche in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grieche with translations in English.

[1] Er ist Grieche, stammt aber aus Bulgarien.

[1] He is Greek, but comes from Bulgaria

[2] In New York leben viele Griechen.

[2] Many Greece live in New York

[2] „Die alten Griechen hielten ihre eigene Zivilisation für den Gipfelpunkt menschlicher Entwicklung.“

[2] "The ancient Greeks held their own civilization for the phrase of human development" "

[2] „Allein durch den Vertrag von Lausanne war schätzungsweise jeder vierte Grieche auf der Flucht.“

[2] "The contract of Lausanne alone was an estimated every fourth Greek on the escape"

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