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Is it der, die oder das Brennstoffzelle?


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

The word Brennstoffzelle 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 Brennstoffzelle?

How does the declension of Brennstoffzelle 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 Brennstoffzelle die Brennstoffzellen
Genitive der Brennstoffzelle der Brennstoffzellen
Dative der Brennstoffzelle den Brennstoffzellen
Akkusative die Brennstoffzelle die Brennstoffzellen

What is the meaning of Brennstoffzelle in German?

Brennstoffzelle is defined as:

[1] Chemistry, electrical engineering: Galvanic cell, in which chemicals are converted into electrical energy by oxidation

[1] Chemie, Elektrotechnik: galvanische Zelle, bei der durch Oxidation chemische in elektrische Energie umgewandelt wird

How to use Brennstoffzelle in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Brennstoffzelle with translations in English.

[1] „Ob in Brennstoffzellen, zur medizinischen Diagnostik oder Produktion neuer Materialien und Energieträger — Katalysatoren haben ein enormes Einsatzpotenzial.“

[1] "Whether in fuel cells, for medical diagnostics or production of new materials and energy sources - catalysts have an enormous application potential"

[1] „Die Uboote der Klasse 212 A führen reinen Sauerstoff und Wasserstoff für die Brennstoffzellen in Tanks mit, mit denen sie von der Außenluftzufuhr unabhängig sind.“

[1] "The uboots of class 212 A carry pure oxygen and hydrogen for the fuel cells in tanks, with which they are independent of the external air"

[1] „Sie haben auf dem Dach einen Wasserstofftank und die Brennstoffzelle sowie Batterien im Boden des Zugs.“

[1] "You have a hydrogen tank on the roof and the fuel cell as well as batteries in the bottom of the Zug" "

[1] „Die Zukunft wird dem Elektrobus gehören. Fragt sich nur: welchem? Dem Batteriebus, dem Oberleitungsbus oder dem Wasserstoffbus, der seinen Strom aus einer Brennstoffzelle bezieht?“

[1] "The future will be belonged to the electrobus only: to what extent the battery, the overhead line bus or the hydrogen bus, which relates its electricity from a fuel cell?"

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