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Is it der, die oder das Dackel?


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

The word Dackel 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 Dackel?

How does the declension of Dackel 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 Dackel die Dackel
Genitive des Dackels der Dackel
Dative dem Dackel den Dackeln
Akkusative den Dackel die Dackel

What is the meaning of Dackel in German?

Dackel has various definitions in German:

[1] Small dog that is traditionally used for hunting

[1] kleiner Hund, der traditionell zur Jagd eingesetzt wird

[2] colloquially, swear word: a stupid, stupid guy

[2] umgangssprachlich, Schimpfwort: ein dummer, blöder Kerl

How to use Dackel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dackel with translations in English.

[1] Dackel sind beliebte Jagdhunde, weil sie wegen ihrer kurzen Beine gut in Fuchs- und Dachsbaue kriechen können.

[1] Dackel are popular hunting dogs because they can crawl in Fuchs- und Dachsbauen because of their short legs

[1] „Ich wollte auch einen Dackel haben, aber Mama sagte, vier Kinder seien ihr genug, da brauche sie nicht auch noch einen Köter im Haus.“

[1] "I also wanted to have a dachshund, but Mama said four children were enough for her, she doesn't need a dog in the local" "

[2] Ach, du bist eben ein Dackel!

[2] Oh, you are just a dachshund

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Pictures or photos of Dackel

[1] kurzhaariger Dackel
[1] kurzhaariger Dackel
[1] langhaariger Dackel
[1] langhaariger Dackel
[1] rauhaariger Dackel
[1] rauhaariger Dackel

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