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Is it der, die oder das Leipzig?

The article is needed if "Leipzig" in a certain quality, at a certain time or period as a subject or object in the sentence, is otherwise, i.e. usually, no article is used.

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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 Leipzig?

How does the declension of Leipzig 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 (das) Leipzig
Genitive (des Leipzig) (des Leipzigs) Leipzigs
Dative (dem) Leipzig
Akkusative (das) Leipzig

What is the meaning of Leipzig in German?

Leipzig has various definitions in German:

[1] City in Germany, Saxony

[1] Stadt in Deutschland, Sachsen

[2] Kleinstadt in Saskatchewan, Canada

[2] Kleinstadt in Saskatchewan, Kanada

Kleinstadt in the Federation Circle of Urals, Oblast Tscheljabinsk, Russia

[3] Kleinstadt im Föderationskreis Ural, Oblast Tscheljabinsk, Russland

[4] Historical: District in the GDR

[4] historisch: Bezirk in der DDR

[5] Code of name of the Leipzig district

[5] Namensbestandteil des Landkreises Leipzig

[6] Historical: Opportunity component of the Leipzig Directorate District

[6] historisch: Namensbestandteil des Direktionsbezirks Leipzig

[7] Historical: Opportunity component of the Leipzig government district

[7] historisch: Namensbestandteil des Regierungsbezirks Leipzig

[8] Historical: Came part of the Leipzig district captain

[8] historisch: Namensbestandteil der Kreishauptmannschaft Leipzig

[9] Historical: Came part of the Leipzig Office of the Office

[9] historisch: Namensbestandteil der Amtshauptmannschaft Leipzig

[10] Leipzig Mountain, Berg in the Rocky Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

[10] Leipzig Mountain, Berg in den Rocky Mountains, British Columbia, Kanada

How to use Leipzig in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Leipzig with translations in English.

[1] Mein Leipzig lob' ich mir! Es ist ein klein Paris und bildet seine Leute.

[1] My Leipzig praise me. It is a little Paris and forms its human

[1] Ich komme nach Leipzig, an einen Ort, wo man die ganze Welt im kleinen sehen kann.

[1] I come to Leipzig, to a place where you can see the whole world on a small scale

[1] „Aber auch und vor allem Leipzig gilt als traditionelles Zentrum der Onomastik, wie Fachwissenschaftler die Namenkunde nennen.“

[1] "But also and above all Leipzig is considered a traditional center of onoma, as specialist scientists call the name science"

[1–3] Ich bin in Leipzig geboren.

[1–3] I was born in Leipzig

[1–3] Ich habe in Leipzig meinen Urlaub verbracht.

[1–3] I spent my vacation in Leipzig

[1–3] Nach Leipzig führen viele Wege.

[1–3] Many paths lead to Leipzig

[4] An den Bezirk Leipzig grenzen im Norden und Westen der Bezirk Halle, im Nordosten der Bezirk Cottbus, im Osten der Bezirk Dresden, im Süden der Bezirk Karl-Marx-Stadt und im Süd-Westen der Bezirk Gera.

[4] At the Leipzig district, the district of Halle, in the northeast of the district of Cottbus, in the east of the district of Dresden, in the south of the district of Karl-Marx-Stadt and in the south-west of the district of GERAE

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Pictures or photos of Leipzig

[1] Die Thomaskirche in Leipzig
[1] Die Thomaskirche in Leipzig

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