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

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.

February 11, 2012

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

DAS Mädchen=singular DIE Mädchen=plural

December 28, 2013

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

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

February 14, 2018

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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February 23, 2018

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

the girl vs the girls

December 16, 2018
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