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Forms of "the"

I have a hard time knowing when to use different forms of "the". Any tips?!?

November 6, 2017

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

you should learn the word with the article from the start, so you shouln't learn "Katze" but "die Katze". :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Starlight-Random

Honestly, you will just need to memorize which the to use for each noun. Instead of learning dog=Hund, learn the nouns with the article the. The dog= Der Hund


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jhoff686

do specific forms of articles relate to the nouns


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mimose96

The hint has been written alot here, but I´ll repeat it and add a little how.

When you learn a new noun, learn it with it´s presented article. Die Sonne, der Schuh ect. I recommend writing it on a paper, make a chart where you write in the noun with the article. There are some rules for which article to use for what kind of words too. But that is helpful a little later. you can goodle "Artikelbestimmung (genusbestimmung)" if you wanna look it up. :)

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