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das Mädchen vs. die Mädchen

I've seen both used, but are both correct? And what's the difference? I've been marked correct in some instances, but incorrect in others.

February 11, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dfran116

The die, in this case, shows plurality. "Das Mädchen" means the girl, where "Die Mädchen" means the girls.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SkyDoesMinecraft

DAS Mädchen=singular DIE Mädchen=plural


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tanya.Duetsch

Thank you for this!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Super-Steve

Why is the plural feminine while the singular is neutral? Should both be feminine?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FabioGrazz

There´s no feminine plural or masculine plural, plural is neutral.

For Exemple:

Das Madchen - The Girl Die Madchen - The girls

Der Mann - The man Die Manner - The men

Die is the femine noun in singular, but also the neutral noun in plural.

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brlim2021

the girl vs the girls


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RFowler1

Es ist nicht einfach!

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