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Is it der, die oder das Blumenkohl?


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

The word Blumenkohl 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 Blumenkohl?

How does the declension of Blumenkohl 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 Blumenkohl die Blumenkohle
Genitive des Blumenkohls des Blumenkohles der Blumenkohle
Dative dem Blumenkohl dem Blumenkohle den Blumenkohlen
Akkusative den Blumenkohl die Blumenkohle

What is the meaning of Blumenkohl in German?

Blumenkohl has various definitions in German:

[1] Botany, horticulture: a plant from the family of the cabbage family

[1] Botanik, Gartenbau: eine Pflanze aus der Familie der Kohlgewächse

[2] Gastronomy, kitchen, household: The edible inflorescence of [1]

[2] Gastronomie, Küche, Haushalt: der essbare Blütenstand von [1]

How to use Blumenkohl in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Blumenkohl with translations in English.

[1] Der Blumenkohl stammt ursprünglich aus Kleinasien.

[1] The cauliflower originally comes from KleinaSia

[1] „Diese Woche wurden die ersten Blumenkohle von französischem Boden per REO Versteigerungsuhr verkauft.“

[1] "This week, the first Blum Charm of French soil was sold by reo auction clock"

[2] Blumenkohl wird in Wasser mit etwas Zitronensaft gekocht, damit er weiß bleibt.

[2] cauliflower is cooked in water with a little lemon juice so that it remains white

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[2] ein halbierter Blumenkohl
[2] ein halbierter Blumenkohl

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