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Is it der, die oder das Behausung?


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

The word Behausung 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 Behausung?

How does the declension of Behausung 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 Behausung die Behausungen
Genitive der Behausung der Behausungen
Dative der Behausung den Behausungen
Akkusative die Behausung die Behausungen

What is the meaning of Behausung in German?

Behausung is defined as:

[1] simple, simple, sometimes makeshift accommodation

[1] einfache, schlichte, manchmal notdürftige Unterkunft

How to use Behausung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Behausung with translations in English.

[1] „Im Inneren der Behausung hieß ihn Orwo auf einem niedrigen Sitz, einer langen, mit Rentierfellen bedeckten Bohle, Platz nehmen.“

[1] "Inside the dwelling, ORWO was called on a low seat, a long, covered staple, take a seat"

[1] „Im Lauf der Wochen wurde die Katze mit Fyssts Behausung immer vertrauter und in ihrer Beziehung zu Fysst selbst immer kecker.“

[1] "In the course of the weeks, the cat became more and more familiar with Fyss's dwelling and in its relationship with Fysst himself always Keckerä"

[1] „Ihre dunkle Behausung wird durch ein offenes Feuer spärlich erhellt.“

[1] "Your dark dwelling is sparse by an open fire"

[1] „Auch die menschlichen Behausungen sind hier ganz wie auf der andern Seite, und hier wie dort kommen wir an Hirten, Herden und Wegarbeitern vorüber.“

[1] "Human dwellings are also like on the other side, and here and there we come across shepherds, herds and disposable workers"

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Pictures or photos of Behausung

[1] ländliche Behausung in Niederösterreich
[1] ländliche Behausung in Niederösterreich

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