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Is it der, die oder das Strecke?


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

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

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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 Strecke?

How does the declension of Strecke 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 Strecke die Strecken
Genitive der Strecke der Strecken
Dative der Strecke den Strecken
Akkusative die Strecke die Strecken

What is the meaning of Strecke in German?

Strecke has various definitions in German:

[1] General: piece of a path

[1] allgemein: Stück eines Weges

[2] Geometry: Limited straight line on both sides

[2] Geometrie: beidseitig begrenzte gerade Linie

[3] Mining: Horizontal mine construction

[3] Bergbau: horizontaler Grubenbau

[4] Hunter language: entire prey of a hunt

[4] Jägersprache: gesamte Beute einer Jagd

[5] Technology: Machine for stretching cod straps in the textile industry

[5] Technik: Maschine zum Strecken von Kardenbändern in der Textilindustrie

How to use Strecke in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Strecke with translations in English.

[1] Die Strecke, die wir heute zurücklegten, war sehr kurz.

[1] The route that we laid today was very short

[1] „Weite weizenfarbene Strecken wechseln mit grünem flachem Land, still und fruchtbar.“

[1] "Wide wheat -colored distances change with a green flat land, quiet and fertile"

[1] „Eigentlich sind es sogar viel mehr Gipfel, dann der Seebuck und der Stübenwasen liegen direkt auf der Strecke, so dass sie letztlich zum Gipfelsammler werden.“

[1] "Actually there are even many more peaks, then the Seebuck and the Stübenwasen are located directly on the track, so that they ultimately become a summit collector"

[1] „Wie immer auf diesem Teil der Strecke schaue ich aus dem Fenster der Zugtür.“

[1] "As always on this part of the route, I look out of the window of the train store"

[2] Strecken haben einen Anfangspunkt und einen Endpunkt.

[2] Routes have an starting point and an end point

[3] Wir müssen heute noch beginnen, eine neue Strecke zu bauen.

[3] We still have to start building a new route today

[4] Die Strecke der Jäger war an dem Tag enttäuschend klein.

[4] The route of the hunters was disappointing smaller that day

[4] „Nach der Treibjagd inspiziert der Baron die Strecke.“

[4] "After the hunt, the baron inspects the route"

[5] „Die Inbetriebnahme der neuen Strecke, die als "Maybach oder Mercedes" der Textilmaschinen gilt, erfolgte im Rahmen einer offiziellen Übergabe.“

[5] "The commissioning of the new route, which is considered the" Maybach or Mercedes "of the textile machines, took place as part of an official handover"

How do you pronounce Strecke?

Strecke (Österreich)

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