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Is it der, die oder das Beutel?


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

The word Beutel 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 Beutel?

How does the declension of Beutel 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 Beutel die Beutel
Genitive des Beutels der Beutel
Dative dem Beutel den Beuteln
Akkusative den Beutel die Beutel

What is the meaning of Beutel in German?

Beutel has various definitions in German:

[1] Elastic container in which you can pack something

[1] elastischer Behälter, in den man etwas hineinpacken kann

[2] colloquially, short for: wallet

[2] umgangssprachlich, kurz für: Geldbeutel

[3] Biology, anatomy: skin fold

[3] Biologie, Anatomie: Hautfalte

How to use Beutel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beutel with translations in English.

[1] Der Beutel ist ziemlich voll.

[1] The bag is pretty full

[2] Wenn ich ihm diese Uhr zum Geburtstag schenke, muss ich aber tief in den Beutel greifen.

[2] If I give him this watch for his birthday, I have to reach deep into the bag

[3] Das Känguruh trägt sein Junges im Beutel.

[3] The kangaroo wears his boy in the bag

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Pictures or photos of Beutel

[1] Kulturbeutel
[1] Kulturbeutel
[1] Beutel für Müll und anderes; Plastikbeutel
[1] Beutel für Müll und anderes; Plastikbeutel

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