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Is it der, die oder das Zigarette?


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

The word Zigarette 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 Zigarette?

How does the declension of Zigarette 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 Zigarette die Zigaretten
Genitive der Zigarette der Zigaretten
Dative der Zigarette den Zigaretten
Akkusative die Zigarette die Zigaretten

What is the meaning of Zigarette in German?

Zigarette is defined as:

[1] smokable tobacco product twisted in paper

[1] rauchbares, in Papier gedrehtes Tabakprodukt

How to use Zigarette in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Zigarette with translations in English.

[1] Nach dem Essen rauche ich gerne eine Zigarette.

[1] I like to smoke a cigarette after dinner

[1] Haste mal ne Zigarette?

[1] Have a cigarette ?

[1] „Für jeden zehn Zigarren, zwanzig Zigaretten und zwei Stück Kautabak, das ist sehr anständig.“[2]

[1] “For every ten cigars, twenty cigarettes and two pieces of chewing tobacco, that's very decent” [2]

[1] „Fabian nahm eine Zigarette und strich das Zündholz so behutsam an, als fürchte er, der Reibfläche weh zu tun.“[3]

[1] "Fabian took a cigarette and stroked the match so carefully, as if he were afraid of hurting the friction surface." [3]

[1] „Juan rauchte gelangweilt eine Zigarette nach der anderen, wobei er die Stummel dann noch zu kauen schien.“[4]

[1] "Juan was bored and smoked one cigarette after the other, while he seemed to be chewing the stub" [4]

[1] „Der Stiefvater zündet sich eine Zigarette an.“[5]

[1] "The stepfather lights a cigarette." [5]

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Pictures or photos of Zigarette

[1] zwei Filterzigaretten
[1] zwei Filterzigaretten
[1] Ein Raucher dreht sich eine Zigarette.
[1] Ein Raucher dreht sich eine Zigarette.

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