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Is it der, die oder das Aussetzer?


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

The word Aussetzer 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 Aussetzer?

How does the declension of Aussetzer 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 Aussetzer die Aussetzer
Genitive des Aussetzers der Aussetzer
Dative dem Aussetzer den Aussetzern
Akkusative den Aussetzer die Aussetzer

What is the meaning of Aussetzer in German?

Aussetzer is defined as:

[1] Sudden, temporary failure or a loss of something

[1] plötzlicher, vorübergehender Ausfall oder Wegfall von etwas

How to use Aussetzer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aussetzer with translations in English.

[1] Jeder kennt wohl einen Aussetzer des Gedächtnisses.

[1] Everyone knows a dropout of the memory

[1] Da muss ich einen Aussetzer gehabt haben.

[1] I must have had a dropout

[1] Er hatte einen 30 Sekunden langen Aussetzer, aber jetzt atmet er wieder normal.

[1] He had a 30 -second dropout, but now he breathes normally again

[1] Bei Extraschlägen des Herzens spürt man also einen Aussetzer, der von einem besonders kräftigen Herzschlag gefolgt wird.

[1] With extra blows of the heart you can feel a dropout that is followed by a particularly strong heartbeat

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