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Is it der, die oder das Abwasser?


The correct article in German of Abwasser is das. So it is das Abwasser! (nominative case)

The word Abwasser is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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German articles are used similarly to the English articles,a and the. However, they are declined differently (change) according to the number, gender and case of their nouns.

In the German language, the gender and therefore article is fixed for each noun.

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The most difficult part of learning the German language is the articles (der, die, das) or rather the gender of each noun. The gender of each noun in German has no simple rule. In fact, it can even seem illogical. For example das Mädchen, a young girl is neutral while der Junge, a young boy is male.

It is a good idea to learn the correct article for each new word together - even if it means a lot of work. For example learning "der Hund" (the dog) rather than just Hund by itself. Fortunately, there are some rules about gender in German that make things a little easier. It might be even nicer if these rules didn't have exceptions - but you can't have everything! The best way to learn them is with the App - Der-Die-Das Train! (available for iOS and Android)

German nouns belong either to the gender masculine (male, standard gender) with the definite article der, to the feminine (feminine) with the definite article die, or to the neuter (neuter) with the definite article das.

  • for masculine: points of the compass, weather (Osten, Monsun, Sturm; however it is: das Gewitter), liquor/spirits (Wodka, Wein, Kognak), minerals, rocks (Marmor, Quarz, Granit, Diamant);

  • for feminine: ships and airplanes (die Deutschland, die Boeing; however it is: der Airbus), cigarette brands (Camel, Marlboro), many tree and plant species (Eiche, Pappel, Kiefer; aber: der Flieder), numbers (Eins, Million; however it is: das Dutzend), most inland rivers (Elbe, Oder, Donau; aber: der Rhein);

  • for neutrals: cafes, hotels, cinemas (das Mariott, das Cinemaxx), chemical elements (Helium, Arsen; however it is: der Schwefel, masculine elements have the suffix -stoff), letters, notes, languages and colors (das Orange, das A, das Englische), certain brand names for detergents and cleaning products (Ariel, Persil), continents, countries (die artikellosen: (das alte) Europa; however exceptions include: der Libanon, die Schweiz …).

German declension of Abwasser?

How does the declension of Abwasser work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

1 Singular Plural
Nominative das Abwasser die Abwässer
Genitive des Abwassers der Abwässer
Dative dem Abwasser den Abwässern
Akkusative das Abwasser die Abwässer

What is the meaning of Abwasser in German?

Abwasser is defined as:

[1] Through domestic, commercial and industrial use, contaminated and flowing water as well as an unintentional external water inflow collected and flowing on built -up or fastened surfaces.

[1] durch häuslichen, gewerblichen sowie industriellen Gebrauch verunreinigtes oder auf bebauten bzw. befestigten Flächen gesammeltes und abfließendes Wasser sowie ein unbeabsichtigter Fremdwasserzufluss

How to use Abwasser in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abwasser with translations in English.

[1] "Dies Problem hat jetzt Professor Bruce Logan in seiner „elektrisch unterstützten mikrobiellen Brennstoffzelle“ gelöst: mit Bakterien. Die Einzeller zersetzen in einer Umgebung ohne Sauerstoff organische Abfälle und die Schmutzfracht im Abwasser aus Haushalten, Lebensmittelfabriken oder auch von Bauernhöfen. Sie spalten das organische Material und sondern dabei den reinen Wasserstoff ab."

[1] "This problem has now solved Professor Bruce Logan in his" electrically supported microbial fuel cell ": with bacteria, the unicellular organisms in an environment without oxygen and the dirt freight in waste water from households, food factories or from farms. They split the organic material and but the pure hydrogen. "

[1] „118 Orte leiten ihr Abwasser direkt in den Strom, nur ein Drittel wird gereinigt.“

[1] "118 places direct your wastewater directly into the current, only a third will be cleaned"

[1] „Damals wurden Abwässer entsorgt, indem man sie in einen Fluss leitete.“

[1] "Wastewater was disposed of at that time by leading them into a river"

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