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Is it der, die oder das Sex?


The correct article in German of Sex is der. So it is der Sex! (nominative case)

The word Sex is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Sex?

How does the declension of Sex 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 der Sex
Genitive des Sex des Sexes
Dative dem Sex
Akkusative den Sex

What is the meaning of Sex in German?

Sex has various definitions in German:

[1] Sexuality, entirety of the attitudes and practices associated with gender life

[1] Sexualität, Gesamtheit der mit dem Geschlechtsleben verbundenen Einstellungen und Praktiken

[2] colloquially: erotic charisma of a person

[2] umgangssprachlich: erotische Ausstrahlung einer Person

[3] Practical exercise of sexuality

[3] praktische Ausübung der Sexualität

[4] Biological gender

[4] biologisches Geschlecht

How to use Sex in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Sex with translations in English.

[1] Ich kenne mich mit (dem Thema) Sex nicht aus.

[1] I don't know about (the topic) sex

[2] Deine neue Schwägerin ist schon eine Frau mit Sex.

[2] Your new sister -in -law is already a woman with sex

[2] „Der einzige Zauber, den es braucht, ist Sex.“

[2] "The only magic it needs is sexe"

[3] Lass uns mal wieder Sex haben.

[3] Let's have sex again

[3] Nachdem sich unsere Gesellschaft mit der Erfindung der Pille für die Möglichkeit von Sex ohne Kinder entschieden hat, erlaubt sie sich heute mit Hilfe der Gentechnik Kinder ohne Sex.

[3] After our society has opted for the possibility of sex without children with the invention of the pill, it allows itself today with the help of genetic engineering children without sex

[3] „Diese Tierchen konnten dann zwar keinen Sex mehr haben und waren auf Diät gesetzt, lebten dafür aber sechsmal länger als ihre normalen Artgenossen.“

[3] "These animals could then no longer have sex and were on diet, but lived six times longer than their normal species" "

[3] „Jede Familie kannte die andere gut und wusste, wann der Mann betrunken nach Hause kam, seine Frau prügelte oder Sex mit ihr hatte.“

[3] "Every family knew the other well and knew when the man came home drunk, beat his wife or had sex with her"

[3] „Efe lernte mit 16 den Sex kennen, hinterm Haus ihres Vaters.“

[3] "Efe got to know sex at 16, behind her father's house"

[3] „Sex war oft nur der (treibende) Vorwand, das Vorspiel: um von ihrem Leben zu erfahren.“

[3] "Sex was often only the (driving) pretext, the prelude: to learn from her life"



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