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Is it der, die oder das Brille?


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

The word Brille 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 Brille?

How does the declension of Brille 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 Brille die Brillen
Genitive der Brille der Brillen
Dative der Brille den Brillen
Akkusative die Brille die Brillen

What is the meaning of Brille in German?

Brille has various definitions in German:

[1] In front of the eyes worn frame with ironing and two ground or colored glasses serving as a visual aid or eye protection

[1] vor den Augen getragenes Gestell mit Bügeln und zwei geschliffenen oder gefärbten als Sehhilfe oder dem Augenschutz dienenden Gläsern

[2] Rounded seat of the Klosettbecklä;?!.¤¤¤¤¤¤¤

[2] ringförmiger Sitz des Klosettbeckens; WC-Brille

How to use Brille in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Brille with translations in English.

[1] Es ist nicht bekannt, wer die erste Brille herstellte.

[1] It is not known who manufactured the first glasses

[1] „Nachdem sie die Brille geputzt und wieder aufgesetzt hatte, wurde sie des Waldkauzes gewahr, war, wie Schefold, erleichtert darüber, daß er jetzt immer in der obersten Kiste des Höhlenturms saß, nicht zu flattern begann, wenn sie die Hütte betrat.“[3]

[1] "After cleaning and resting the glasses, she was aware of the forest cares, was, like Schefold, relieved that he was always sitting in the top crate of the cave tower, not flapped when she entered the hut entered . "[3]

[1] Die älteste bekannte Darstellung einer Brille in Deutschland findet sich auf dem Wildunger Altar des Conrad von Soest von 1403 (Stadtkirche Bad Wildungen).

[1] The oldest known representation of a glasses in Germany can be found on the wildlife altar of the Conrad of Soest of 1403 (city church Bad Wildungen) .

[1] „Jankl Schwarz putzte seine Brille, nahm sie sekundenweise ab und setzte sie dann wieder auf.“[4]

[1] "Jankl Black cleaned his glasses, took them off seconds and then sat down again" [4]

[1] „Die Brille rutscht ein wenig hoch, als sie mich anlächelt.“[5]

[1] "The glasses slips a little bit as they smile at me" [5]

[1] „Dann putzt er die Brille mit einem Putztuch, dessen Zitronenaroma ihn feierlich, mich aggressiv stimmt.“[6]

[1] "Then he cleans the glasses with a cleaning cloth whose lemon aroma solemnly, me aggressively," [6]

[2] Und beim Pinkeln bitte die Brille hochklappen.

[2] And when peeing, please flap the glasses

How do you pronounce Brille?

Brille (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Brille

[1] Brillen aus dem Deutschland des 16. Jahrhunderts
[1] Brillen aus dem Deutschland des 16. Jahrhunderts

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