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Is it der, die oder das Anwurf?


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

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

Finding the right gender of a noun

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 Anwurf?

How does the declension of Anwurf 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 Anwurf die Anwürfe
Genitive des Anwurfs des Anwurfes der Anwürfe
Dative dem Anwurf dem Anwurfe den Anwürfen
Akkusative den Anwurf die Anwürfe

What is the meaning of Anwurf in German?

Anwurf has various definitions in German:

[1] Handball, basketball: First pass at the beginning of a half or after a goal success, which is carried out by the middle of the playing area

[1] Handball, Basketball: erster Pass zu Beginn einer Halbzeit beziehungsweise nach einem Torerfolg, der von der Mitte der Spielfläche ausgeführt wird

[2] Approved allegation that is unfounded

[2] geäußerter Vorwurf, der unbegründet ist

[3] Outingly: topping that is applied to walls or ceilings

[3] veraltend: Belag, der auf Wände oder Decken aufgetragen wird

How to use Anwurf in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anwurf with translations in English.



[2] „Die Berliner Besitzer wollen von derlei Anwürfen nichts hören.“

[2] "The Berlin owners do not want to hear anything from such thrusts"



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