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Is it der, die oder das Auslauf?


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

The word Auslauf 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 Auslauf?

How does the declension of Auslauf 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 Auslauf die Ausläufe
Genitive des Auslaufes des Auslaufs der Ausläufe
Dative dem Auslauf den Ausläufen
Akkusative den Auslauf die Ausläufe

What is the meaning of Auslauf in German?

Auslauf has various definitions in German:

[1] Freedom of movement for someone or something

[1] Bewegungsfreiheit für jemanden oder etwas

[2] Technology: discharge for something

[2] Technik: Ausfluss für etwas

[3] Sport: Route or zone in which brakes are made possible

[3] Sport: Strecke oder Zone, in der Abbremsen ermöglicht wird

[4] Time or area at which something ends

[4] Zeitpunkt oder Bereich, an dem etwas endet

How to use Auslauf in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Auslauf with translations in English.

[1] Der Hase benötigt einen größeren Auslauf.

[1] The rabbit needs a larger outlet

[2] Am Ende des Rohres befindet sich der Auslauf.

[2] At the end of the pipe there is the outlet

[3] Nach der Ziellinie betritt der Sportler den Auslauf.

[3] According to the finish line, the athlete enters the outlet

[4] Am Auslauf des Waldes befinden sich große Weideflächen.

[4] There are large pasture areas at the outlet of the forest

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