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Is it der, die oder das Autoreifen?


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

The word Autoreifen 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 Autoreifen?

How does the declension of Autoreifen 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 Autoreifen die Autoreifen
Genitive des Autoreifens der Autoreifen
Dative dem Autoreifen den Autoreifen
Akkusative den Autoreifen die Autoreifen

What is the meaning of Autoreifen in German?

Autoreifen is defined as:

[1] tires that is intended for use in a passenger car

[1] Reifen, der für die Verwendung bei einem Personenkraftwagen vorgesehen ist

How to use Autoreifen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Autoreifen with translations in English.

[1] Autoreifen sollte man nur im Fachhandel kaufen.

[1] Car tires should only be purchased in specialist shops

[1] „Welcher deutsche Autofahrer würde nicht ein paar warme Worte des Verständnisses für das deutsche Vulkanisierhandwerk finden, wenn ihm bei hundert Stundenkilometern deutsche Wertarbeit in Form von Autoreifen um die Ohren fliegt.“

[1] "Which German driver would not find a few warm words of understanding for the German vulcanisier crafts if he flies around his ears at a hundred kilometers per hour in the form of car tires"

How do you pronounce Autoreifen?

Autoreifen (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Autoreifen

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