"Das Mädchen, die Frau"

Translation:The girl, the woman

June 9, 2015

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Why 'the' for "girl" and "woman" is different?

August 19, 2015

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Because "Das" is for neutral nouns. Die is for Feminine. And der is for masculine.

Madchen has the suffix "-chen" which makes every noun neutral by default, even if it means "girl".

September 25, 2015
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