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Is it der, die oder das Dieselmotor?


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

The word Dieselmotor 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 Dieselmotor?

How does the declension of Dieselmotor 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 Dieselmotor die Dieselmotoren
Genitive des Dieselmotors der Dieselmotoren
Dative dem Dieselmotor den Dieselmotoren
Akkusative den Dieselmotor die Dieselmotoren

What is the meaning of Dieselmotor in German?

Dieselmotor is defined as:

[1] combustion engine, which works according to the principle that was imagined by Rudolf Diesel

[1] Verbrennungsmotor, der nach dem von Rudolf Diesel erdachten Prinzip arbeitet

How to use Dieselmotor in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dieselmotor with translations in English.

[1] Dieselmotoren muss man vor dem Start vorglühen.

[1] Diesel engines have to be pre -glowed before the start

[1] „Am Nachmittag sprang der Dieselmotor an, eine schwarze Wolke strich über die Pinasse hinweg, und als die Schiffsleute den lang gestreckten hölzernen Körper mit ihren Staken vom Ufer abdrückten, bemerkte ich ein erregtes Kribbeln im Bauch.“

[1] "In the afternoon the diesel engine jumped, a black cloud stroked over the pin mass, and when the shipmen pushed the long -stretched wooden body with their staks from the shore, I noticed an excited tingling in the belly" "

[1] „Der Raum war länglich und schmal, und an der rechten langen Wand stand der Dieselmotor.“

[1] "The room was elongated and narrow, and the diesel engine stood on the right long wall"

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