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Is it der, die oder das Moral?


The correct article in German of Moral is die. So it is die Moral! (nominative case)

The word Moral is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Moral?

How does the declension of Moral 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 die Moral die Moralen
Genitive der Moral der Moralen
Dative der Moral den Moralen
Akkusative die Moral die Moralen

What is the meaning of Moral in German?

Moral has various definitions in German:

[1] The values ​​and good customs of a society or a person

[1] die Wertvorstellungen und guten Sitten einer Gesellschaft oder einer Person

[2] From a story, a events: teaching to be drawn from it

[2] von einer Erzählung, einem Geschehen: daraus zu ziehende Lehre

[3] Military, also transferred: Inner willingness to fight the troops

[3] Militär, auch übertragen: innere Kampfbereitschaft der Truppe

How to use Moral in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Moral with translations in English.

[1] „Erst kommt das Fressen, dann kommt die Moral.“

[1] "First comes the eating, then comes the moral" "

[1] „Über die Moral des Schmuggelns möchte ich gar nicht weiter sprechen.“

[1] "I don't want to speak about the morality of smuggling"

[1] „Ich verstehe die amerikanische Moral nicht.“

[1] "I don't understand American morality"

[2] Und die Moral von der Geschicht? — Trau niemals einem Wolf, wenn Du ein Schaf bist.

[2] And the morality from the history - never trust a wolf if you are a sheep

[3] Nach der soundsovielten sogenannten „Frontbegradigung“ hatte die Moral etwas gelitten

[3] According to the so -called "front displacement", morality had suffered somewhat

[3] „Hitler hatte nicht die Niederlage der Sowjets und den totalen Sieg verkündet, um Propaganda zu machen und die Moral der Heimatfront zu stärken, sondern weil er glaubte, es verhalte sich wirklich so.“

[3] "Hitler had not announced the defeat of the Soviets and the total victory to make propaganda and to strengthen the morale of the home front, but because he believed it really behave"

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