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Is it der, die oder das Pflanze?


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

The word Pflanze 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 Pflanze?

How does the declension of Pflanze 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 Pflanze die Pflanzen
Genitive der Pflanze der Pflanzen
Dative der Pflanze den Pflanzen
Akkusative die Pflanze die Pflanzen

What is the meaning of Pflanze in German?

Pflanze has various definitions in German:

[1] Botany: Eukaryotic organism, which is usually able to operate photosynthesis

[1] Botanik: eukaryotischer Organismus, der meist in der Lage ist, Photosynthese zu betreiben

[2] Strange, unmeted person

[2] eigenartiger, ungeratener Mensch

How to use Pflanze in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Pflanze with translations in English.

[1] Nach heutiger Auffassung sind Pilze keine Pflanzen.

[1] According to today's view, mushrooms are not a plant

[1] „Der Boden ist ein wichtiger Teil der Biosphäre an Land, weil die meisten Pflanzen ihn für ihr Wachstum brauchen.“

[1] "The soil is an important part of the biosphere ashore because most plants need it for their growth"

[1] „In Wüsten erweckt erst der Regen einige Pflanzen zum Leben. Andere überleben die Dürre, indem sie Wasser in ihren Stängeln oder Wurzeln speichern.“

[1] "In deserts, the rain only brings some plants to the lifelong survival by saving water in their stems or roots."

[1] „Man kann beispielsweise Pflanzen mittels Gentechnik so manipulieren, dass sie gegen bestimmte Krankheiten immun oder unempfindlich gegen sonst giftige chemische Pflanzenschutzmittel werden.“

[1] "For example, plants can be manipulated by means of genetic engineering so that they become immune or insensitive to other toxic chemical pesticides" against certain diseases "

[1] „Risiken beim Einsatz gentechnisch veränderter Pflanzen sind neben einer Bedrohung der Artenvielfalt auch Nebeneffekte wie das Auftreten neuer unerwünschter Eigenschaften bei den Pflanzen, aber auch allergische Reaktionen bei den Verbrauchern.“

[1] "In addition to a threat to biodiversity, risks in the use of genetically modified plants are also side effects such as the occurrence of new undesirable properties in the plants, but also allergic reactions at the consumer" "

[2] Sie ist eine seltsame Pflanze.

[2] It is a strange plant

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[1] eine Pflanze

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