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Bahran-G

Bahran-G

How do We use German articles
Bahran-G

Bahran-G

Byron-K21

Byron-K21

Hi Bahran, I don't know your primary language. Are you conversant in English? If so articles in German are used, for the most part, as they are in English with one very important difference, they are gender specific. You'll learn about that as you get further into your lessons. Also sometimes in German, an article is not used at all whereas it would be in English, for example when referring to a profession. In English we would say he is "a" doctor. In German the article would be omitted, Er ist Artz. Hope this helps a little, but you'll just have to get further into your lessons before it becomes clear.
Paul-Weber

Paul-Weber

Hallo Bahran, Unfortunately there is no basic rule for the gender of nouns except that all nouns are feminine in the plural. For example you say "der Mann" _the man, but in the plural you say "die Männer". Also in German the articles change depending on which case you use. For example a noun with a feminine article can become masculine in the dative case. 'Die Strassenbahn' -> 'Ich möchte mit der Strassenbahn fahren' 'I would like to go by train'. Greetings paul

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