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Is it der, die oder das Großraum?


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

The word Großraum 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 Großraum?

How does the declension of Großraum 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 Großraum die Großräume
Genitive des Großraumes des Großraums der Großräume
Dative dem Großraum dem Großraume den Großräumen
Akkusative den Großraum die Großräume

What is the meaning of Großraum in German?

Großraum has various definitions in German:

[1] Connection, which is understood as a unit,

[1] zusammenhängendes, als Einheit verstandenes, größeres Gebiet

[2] Large interior

[2] großer Innenraum

How to use Großraum in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Großraum with translations in English.

[1] Die Preise für Mietwohnungen im Großraum München sind horrend.

[1] The prices for rental apartments in the Munich area are horror

[1] „Die Deutsche Post wird am Sonnabend im Großraum Lübeck und Schwerin keine Briefe und Pakete zustellen.“

[1] "Deutsche Post will not be in the Lübeck and Schwerin area on Saturday in the greater Lübeck and Schwerin"

[1] „Der Großraum Athen, ein Gebiet mit vier Millionen Einwohnern, verfügt über 140 Krankentransporter.“

[1] "The Athens area, an area with four million inhabitants, has 140 ambulances" "

[2] „Ähnlich stößt man sich auch im Museum an Widersprüchen: Libeskind hat dort zwei erhebende Großräume entstehen lassen, in denen sich die Decken ebenso wölben wie die Böden.“

[2] "Similarly, you come across contradictions in the museum: Libeskind has created two uplifting large rooms in which the ceilings are just as bulk as the soil"

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