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Is it der, die oder das Brennstoff?


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

The word Brennstoff 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 Brennstoff?

How does the declension of Brennstoff 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 Brennstoff die Brennstoffe
Genitive des Brennstoffes des Brennstoffs der Brennstoffe
Dative dem Brennstoff dem Brennstoffe den Brennstoffen
Akkusative den Brennstoff die Brennstoffe

What is the meaning of Brennstoff in German?

Brennstoff is defined as:

[1] Material that can be burned well and serves to produce energy

[1] Material, das gut verbrannt werden kann und dabei der Erzeugung von Energie dient

How to use Brennstoff in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Brennstoff with translations in English.

[1] Holz ist für Kaminöfen ein guter Brennstoff.

[1] Wood is a good fuel for stoves

[1] „Nicht nur fast alle Arten von Lebensmitteln waren knapp: Gleiches galt auch für Brennstoffe.“

[1] "Not only almost all types of foods were scarce: the same was also true for fuel" "

[1] […] „Wer mit Erdwärme heizt, braucht zwar Strom, muss aber keine Brennstoffe wie Gas oder Öl kaufen.“

[1] […] "Those who heat with geothermal energy need electricity, but do not have to buy fuels such as gas or oil"

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[1] Brennstofflager
[1] Brennstofflager

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