The Plural Article – 7

 

Basic German Units

The Plural Article

This time we have good news. The plural article is always the same.

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As you already know, we have three main articles in German:
"der" (masculine), "die" (feminine) and "das" (neuter).

If we use a noun in the plural form, we always use the same article: "die".

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  Einzahl / Singular   Mehrzahl / Plural
       
  der Mann   die Männer
  Der Mann liest.   Die Männer lesen.
       
  die Frau   die Frauen
  Die Frau isst.   Die Frauen essen.
       
  der Junge   die Jungen
  Der Junge trinkt.   Die Jungen trinken.
       
  das Mädchen   die Mädchen
  Das Mädchen schreibt.   Die Mädchen schreiben.

 

 


Question and Answer Part

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Was machen (do, make) die Männer?
Lesen
Die Männer lesen.


Was machen die Frauen?
Essen
Die Frauen essen.


Was machen die Jungen – spielen oder trinken?
Trinken
Die Jungen trinken.


Was machen die Mädchen – spielen?
Nein, nicht spielen.
Schreiben
Die Mädchen schreiben.


Aber (but) was macht das Mädchen?
Das Mädchen schreibt.

 

Das Mädchen schreibt. (Just one girl)
Die Mädchen schreiben. (More than one girl)


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