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Is it der, die oder das Braunkohle?


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

The word Braunkohle 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 Braunkohle?

How does the declension of Braunkohle 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 Braunkohle die Braunkohlen
Genitive der Braunkohle der Braunkohlen
Dative der Braunkohle den Braunkohlen
Akkusative die Braunkohle die Braunkohlen

What is the meaning of Braunkohle in German?

Braunkohle is defined as:

[1] coal, which mainly comes from the tertiary and is relatively loose and crumbly

[1] Kohle, die hauptsächlich aus dem Tertiär stammt und relativ locker und bröckelig ist

How to use Braunkohle in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Braunkohle with translations in English.

[1] Braunkohle hat einen geringeren Heizwert als Steinkohle.

[1] Lignite has a lower heating value as a hard cohale

[1] Deutschland hat große Vorräte an Braunkohle.

[1] Germany has large supplies to lignite

[1] „Als der Weg an den Resten einer alten Seilbahnstütze vorbeiführt, macht Orfer daran regionale Geschichte fest: Mittels Seilbahn sei die in Grillenberg abgebaute Braunkohle früher in die Krupp'sche Metallfabrik in Berndorf transportiert worden.“

[1] "When the path leads past the remains of an old cable car support, Orfer stipulates regional history: The brown coal, which was mined in Grillenberg, was previously transported to Krupp's metal factory in Berndorf" "

How do you pronounce Braunkohle?

Braunkohle (Österreich)

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