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Is it der, die oder das Behälter?


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

The word Behälter 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 Behälter?

How does the declension of Behälter 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 Behälter die Behälter
Genitive des Behälters der Behälter
Dative dem Behälter den Behältern
Akkusative den Behälter die Behälter

What is the meaning of Behälter in German?

Behälter has various definitions in German:

[1] Vessel with a sufficient inner volume for storing or transporting firm, liquid or gaseous fabrics that can be closed

[1] Gefäß mit einem hinreichenden Innenvolumen zum Aufbewahren oder Transportieren fester, flüssiger oder gasförmiger Stoffe, das verschlossen werden kann

[2] Container

[2] Container

How to use Behälter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Behälter with translations in English.

[1] Die gefüllte Brotdose ist ein wichtiger Behälter, wenn der Tag lang wird.

[1] The filled lunch box is an important container when the day becomes long

[1] „Die leichten, aber stabilen Behälter sind für sie und ihre Familien ein wertvoller Haushaltsgegenstand.“

[1] "The light but stable containers are a valuable household object for you and your families"

[1] „Ein Koch hatte zwei Behälter mit Speisen und Zukost und zwei Krüge Güldenprachter Wein hinbringen müssen.“

[1] "A cook had to bring two containers with food and future and two jugs of golden -speeched wine"

[2] Bei dem Unfall kamen schädliche Stoffe aus dem Behälter frei.

[2] In the accident, harmful substances came from the Frei container

How do you pronounce Behälter?

Behälter (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Behälter

[1] für Lebensmittel geeignete Behälter
[1] für Lebensmittel geeignete Behälter

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