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Is it der, die oder das Aquarell?


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

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

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 Aquarell?

How does the declension of Aquarell 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 Aquarell die Aquarelle
Genitive des Aquarells der Aquarelle
Dative dem Aquarell den Aquarellen
Akkusative das Aquarell die Aquarelle

What is the meaning of Aquarell in German?

Aquarell is defined as:

[1] Fine art: a picture made with water -soluble, non -covering colors

[1] Bildende Kunst: ein mit wasserlöslichen, nicht deckenden Farben angefertigtes Bild

How to use Aquarell in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aquarell with translations in English.

[1] Ich liebe besonders Aquarelle von Landschaften.

[1] I particularly love watercolors from landscapes

[1] „Was bei der Mutter ein beinahe zartes Aquarell ergibt, wird beim Sohn zur monumentalen Klage über den Niedergang einer Industriestadt.“

[1] "What gives the mother an almost tender watercolor becomes a monumental lawsuit about the decline of an industrial city" in the son "

[1] „Er nahm die beiden Zeichnungen von der Staffelei und holte aus dem Nebenraum zwei Aquarelle.“

[1] "He took the two drawings from the easel and got two watercolor areas out of the next room"

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