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Is it der, die oder das Bombenhagel?


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

The word Bombenhagel 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 Bombenhagel?

How does the declension of Bombenhagel 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 Bombenhagel die Bombenhagel
Genitive des Bombenhagels der Bombenhagel
Dative dem Bombenhagel den Bombenhageln
Akkusative den Bombenhagel die Bombenhagel

What is the meaning of Bombenhagel in German?

Bombenhagel is defined as:

[1] Intensive bombing that falls on a destination

[1] intensives Bombardement, das auf einen Zielort niedergeht

How to use Bombenhagel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bombenhagel with translations in English.

[1] Im Februar 1945 ist das alte Dresden im Bombenhagel der Alliierten untergegangen.

[1] In February 1945, the old Dresden was lost in the Allied Hail of the Bombings

[1] „Ich bin in dieser Stadt zu Hause gewesen und habe mit eigenen Augen vom Dach eines Vororthauses gesehen, wie sie im Bombenhagel zerstört wurde.“

[1] "I was at home in this city and saw with my own eyes from the roof of a suburban house, as it was destroyed in the hail of bombs"

[1] „Die Rüstungsproduktion stockte, der Schienen- und Straßenverkehr kam im Bombenhagel von Monat zu Monat mehr zum Erliegen.“

[1] "Armor production stalled, the rail and road traffic came to a bonus in the hail of bombing from month to month"

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