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Is it der, die oder das Weihnachtsmarkt?


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

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

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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 Weihnachtsmarkt?

How does the declension of Weihnachtsmarkt 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 Weihnachtsmarkt die Weihnachtsmärkte
Genitive des Weihnachtsmarkts des Weihnachtsmarktes der Weihnachtsmärkte
Dative dem Weihnachtsmarkt dem Weihnachtsmarkte den Weihnachtsmärkten
Akkusative den Weihnachtsmarkt die Weihnachtsmärkte

What is the meaning of Weihnachtsmarkt in German?

Weihnachtsmarkt is defined as:

[1] In the run -up to Christmas, on which Christmas foods (such as mulled wine, punch, gingerbread, prints, speculoos or Christstollen), decorative objects and other things can be sold in stalls and at stands, and on which showmen can also be represented with rides

[1] in der Vorweihnachtszeit abgehaltener Markt, auf dem in Buden und an Ständen weihnachtliche Lebensmittel (etwa Glühwein, Punsch, Lebkuchen, Printen, Spekulatius oder Christstollen), Ziergegenstände und anderes verkauft werden und auf dem auch Schausteller mit Fahrgeschäften vertreten sein können

How to use Weihnachtsmarkt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Weihnachtsmarkt with translations in English.

[1] Der Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt wurde 1393 erstmals urkundlich erwähnt.

[1] The Frankfurt Christmas market was first mentioned in 1393

[1] „Was Glühwein alles anrichten kann: Der sonst so brave Volksmusikstar Florian Silbereisen hat auf dem Passauer Weihnachtsmarkt randaliert.“

[1] "What mulled wine can do: The otherwise brave folk music star Florian Silbereisen has riot at the Passau Christmas market"

[1] „Auf dem Weihnachtsmarkt am Alexanderplatz ist eine Karussell-Gondel mit 14 jugendlichen Besuchern in etwa acht Metern Höhe steckengeblieben.“

[1] "At the Christmas market on Alexanderplatz, a carousel gondola with 14 young visitors has been stuck at a height of about eight meters" "

[1] „Die Besucher des kleinen Weihnachtsmarktes in Schwalbach genießen Adventsmusik, Glühwein und Bratwurst.“

[1] "The visitors to the small Christmas market in Schwalbach enjoy advent music, mulled wine and bratwurste"

[1] „Was aber macht ‚Last Christmas‘ eigentlich so unsterblich und zu einer derart sicheren Beschallungsbank jedes Weihnachtsmarkts?“

[1] "But what does 'Last Christmas' actually make so immortal and such a safe sound bank of every Christmas market system"

[1] „Der Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt zählt zu den schönsten und ältesten Weihnachtsmärkten in Deutschland.“

[1] "The Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt is one of the most beautiful and oldest Christmas markets in Germany" "

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Pictures or photos of Weihnachtsmarkt

[1] Weihnachtsmarkt in Frankfurt am Main
[1] Weihnachtsmarkt in Frankfurt am Main

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