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Is it der, die oder das Brummen?


The correct article in German of Brummen is das. So it is das Brummen! (nominative case)

The word Brummen is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Brummen?

How does the declension of Brummen 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 das Brummen
Genitive des Brummens
Dative dem Brummen
Akkusative das Brummen

What is the meaning of Brummen in German?

Brummen has various definitions in German:

[1] deep, vibrating noise

[1] tiefes, vibrierendes Geräusch

[2] Creation of a deep noise

[2] Erzeugen eines tiefen Geräusches

How to use Brummen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Brummen with translations in English.

[1] Als sie das Brummen der Motoren hörte, wusste sie, was jetzt auf sie zukam.

[1] When she heard the hum of the engines, she knew what to do to her now

[1] „Paul stellte den Fuß auf die Motorbremse, was der Diesel mit einem lauten Brummen quittierte.“

[1] "Paul put his foot on the motor brake, which the diesel acknowledges with a loud hum" "

[2] Er kann das Brummen mit dem Magen auch ohne Hunger.

[2] He can grumble with the stomach even without hunger

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