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Is it der, die oder das Auster?


The correct article in German of Auster is die. So it is die Auster! (nominative case)

The word Auster is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Auster?

How does the declension of Auster 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 die Auster die Austern
Genitive der Auster der Austern
Dative der Auster den Austern
Akkusative die Auster die Austern

What is the meaning of Auster in German?

Auster is defined as:

[1] Musschel, the interior of which is suitable for consumption and is considered a delicacy

[1] Muschel, deren Inneres zum Verzehr geeignet ist und als Delikatesse gilt

How to use Auster in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Auster with translations in English.

[1] „Dann thut man sie [die Kälbermilch] in einen Tiegel, gießt kräftige Fleischbrühe darauf und legt Butter daran, läßt sie ein wenig, ungefähr eine Viertelstunde lang, kochen, thut dann Austern dazu und läßt alles einmal aufkochen, damit die Austern steif werden.“

[1] "Then you do it into a crucible, pour strong meat broth on it and put butter on it, leave it a little, for about a quarter of an hour, cook, then add oysters and let everything boil once so that the oysters boil become stiff "

[1] „Der wirkliche Grund ist viel einfacher: Sie hat uns beobachtet, sie hat nie zuvor Austern gegessen.“

[1] "The real reason is much easier: she watched us, she never had oysters before"

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[1] geöffnete Auster
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