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Is it der, die oder das Anstrich?


The correct article in German of Anstrich is der. So it is der Anstrich! (nominative case)

The word Anstrich is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Anstrich?

How does the declension of Anstrich 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 der Anstrich die Anstriche
Genitive des Anstrichs des Anstriches der Anstriche
Dative dem Anstrich dem Anstriche den Anstrichen
Akkusative den Anstrich die Anstriche

What is the meaning of Anstrich in German?

Anstrich has various definitions in German:

[1] Painting with color, applying color

[1] Anstreichen mit Farbe, Auftragen von Farbe

[2] applied color

[2] aufgetragene Farbe

[3] Small taste, secondary tone of something

[3] Beigeschmack, Nebenton von etwas

How to use Anstrich in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anstrich with translations in English.

[1] Vor dem Anstrich die Fläche gut säubern.

[1] Before painting the area well clean

[2] Damit der Anstrich nicht abblättert, sollte der Untergrund vor dem Farbauftrag gut gesäubert werden und fettfrei sein.

[2] So that the paint does not peel off, the surface should be cleaned well before the color application and be fat -free

[3] Das hat einen Anstrich von Eifersucht, findest du nicht?

[3] This has a coat of jealousy, you will not find

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