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"The apple"

Translation:Der Apfel

February 23, 2013

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

Yes, "der Apfel" is a masculine noun. In German, inanimate objects can be masculine or feminine as well, not just neuter.


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    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ZKd3

    Haven't I seen "Den Apfel" before? Is there a form where this is correct?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/El.Mih.

    "den" - accusative, "der" - nomanative.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/--Nay--

    WHEN something is Accusative and WHEN is Nominative? I don't understand, WHAT IS THIS?


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

    Nominative: apple is the subject, e.g. "The apple is good." Accusative: apple is direct object, e.g. "The boy is eating the apple."


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Roya632834

    Der od Die Apfel?? Which one is correct


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

    der Apfel = the apple (singular)

    die Äpfel = the apples (plural)

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