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Is it der, die oder das Auslöser?


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

The word Auslöser 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 Auslöser?

How does the declension of Auslöser 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 Auslöser die Auslöser
Genitive des Auslösers der Auslöser
Dative dem Auslöser den Auslösern
Akkusative den Auslöser die Auslöser

What is the meaning of Auslöser in German?

Auslöser has various definitions in German:

[1] Ignition device for an explosive device

[1] Zündvorrichtung für einen Sprengsatz

[2] Cause of a event, one thing

[2] Ursache eines Geschehens, einer Sache

[3] The trigger mechanism on the camera

[3] am Fotoapparat der Auslösemechanismus

[4] A switch

[4] ein Schalter

How to use Auslöser in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Auslöser with translations in English.

[1] Glücklicherweise hatte der Auslöser versagt, sonst hätte man mit Verletzten oder Toten rechnen können.

Fortunately, the trigger had failed, otherwise one could have reckoned with injuries or dead

[2] „Eine Sinnkrise im Alltag oder Berufsleben kann für den dynamischen Menschen und Sinnsucher ein fruchtbarer Moment, ein Auslöser sein, auf Entdeckungsreise nach Alternativen zu gehen.“

[2] "A crisis of meaning in everyday life or professional life can be a fertile moment for dynamic people and meaning seekers, a trigger, on a journey of discovery for alternatives to walking"

[2] Der Auslöser der Unruhen war ein Zwischenfall zwischen der Polizei und den Studenten.

[2] The trigger of the unrest was an incident between the police and the student

[3] Um ein Foto zu machen, drücken Sie den Auslöser.

[3] To take a photo, press the trigger

[3] „Als ich die Gabel in die Hand nahm und aufblickte, drückte der Hochzeitsfotograf auf den Auslöser.“

[3] "When I picked up the fork and looked up, the wedding photographer pressed onto the trigger" "



How do you pronounce Auslöser?

Auslöser (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Auslöser

[3] ein Fernauslöser an einer Kamera
[3] ein Fernauslöser an einer Kamera

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