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Is it der, die oder das Saison?


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

The word Saison 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 Saison?

How does the declension of Saison 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative die Saison die Saisons die Saisonen
Genitive der Saison der Saisons der Saisonen
Dative der Saison den Saisons den Saisonen
Akkusative die Saison die Saisons die Saisonen

What is the meaning of Saison in German?

Saison is defined as:

[1] Time period of the year, in which certain things, plan are intensively or differently operated than usual

[1] Zeitabschnitt des Jahres, in dem bestimmte Dinge, Vorhaben intensiver oder anders(artig) als sonst betrieben werden

How to use Saison in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Saison with translations in English.

[1] Taschendiebe haben immer Saison.

[1] Pocket thieves always have the season

[1] „Kurz vor Ende der Saison nähert sich der Österreicher Stefan Kraft dem Gesamtsieg - und stellt beim Skifliegen einen Weltrekord auf.“

[1] "Shortly before the end of the season, the Austrian Stefan Kraft approaches the overall victory - and puts a world record when ski flying" when ski flying "

[1] „In der kommenden Saison gehen die Formel-1-Piloten erstmals mit einer festvergebenen Startnummer ins Rennen.“

[1] "In the coming season, the Formula 1 pilots will go into the race for the first time with a fixed start number"

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