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Is it der, die oder das Oper?


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

The word Oper 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 Oper?

How does the declension of Oper 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 Oper die Opern
Genitive der Oper der Opern
Dative der Oper den Opern
Akkusative die Oper die Opern

What is the meaning of Oper in German?

Oper has various definitions in German:

[1] Genesis for dramatic stage works, the action of which is presented by singing and instrumental music

[1] Gattungsbezeichnung für dramatische Bühnenwerke, deren Handlung durch Gesang und Instrumentalmusik dargestellt wird

[2] Description for a single work of the genus [1]

[2] Bezeichnung für ein einzelnes Werk der Gattung [1]

[3] Short for Opera House

[3] kurz für Opernhaus

[4] Company that organizes operas

[4] Unternehmen, das Opern organisiert

[5] Ensemble of an opera house

[5] Ensemble eines Opernhauses

How to use Oper in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Oper with translations in English.

[1] Die Gattung der Oper entstand um 1600 in Florenz.

[1] The genus of the opera was created around 1600 in Florent

[1] „Eine Oper war es nicht, auch nicht, was es im Ursprung gewesen war, eine Verspottung der Oper, es war, das einzig Ungefälschte daran, eine Operette.“

[1] "It wasn't an opera, not even what it was in the origin, a mockery of the opera, it was the only undesirable one of it, an operetta" "

[2] Mozarts „Zauberflöte" ist eine Oper in zwei Akten.

[2] Mozart's "Magic Flute" is an opera in two files

[2] „Da an diesem Abend keine Oper aufgeführt wurde, ging ich zum Empfang beim Kardinal.“

[2] "Since no opera was performed that evening, I went to the reception at the Cardinary" "

[3] „Heute Abend gehen wir in die Oper.“

[3] "Tonight we go to the opera"

[3] „Sie besuchte zum erstem Mal ein Kino, ein Museum, ging ins Theater und in die Oper.“

[3] "For the first time she visited a cinema, a museum, went to the theater and the opera"

[4] Die Städtische Oper muss Budgetkürzungen hinnehmen.

[4] The municipal opera must accept budget cuts

[5] Die Mailänder Oper gastiert in Wien.

[5] The Milan opera is guest in Wienä

How do you pronounce Oper?

Oper (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Oper

[3] Opernhaus in Sydney
[3] Opernhaus in Sydney

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