The German “der die das” are the German definite articles (forms of “the”) which let us identify the gender of a noun: die – feminine, der – masculine and das – neutral.
EXAMPLES: Die Gabel (the fork), der Löffel (the spoon), and das Messer (the knife). A fork is feminine, a spoon masculine, and a knife neutral.
German nouns take the definite article, der, die, or das (the) and indefinite article, ein, eine, or ein (a/an).
In German Masculine, femenine and neutral nouns have different endings.
Masculine nouns often have these endings:
Feminine nouns often have these endings:
Neutral nouns often have these endings: