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Is it der, die oder das Draht?


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

The word Draht is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Draht?

How does the declension of Draht 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 Draht die Drähte
Genitive des Drahts des Drahtes der Drähte
Dative dem Draht dem Drahte den Drähten
Akkusative den Draht die Drähte

What is the meaning of Draht in German?

Draht has various definitions in German:

[1] thin flexible metal piece with usually round profile

[1] dünnes biegsames Metallstück mit in der Regel rundem Profil

[2] (Telecommunicative) connection

[2] (telekommunikative) Verbindung

How to use Draht in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Draht with translations in English.

[1] Für kleinere Reparaturen genügt manchmal ein Stück Draht.

[1] A piece of brewing is sometimes sufficient for smaller repairs

[1] Draht wird hergestellt, indem er durch sich verjüngende Öffnungen gezogen wird.

Wire is manufactured by being pulled by rejuvenating openings

[2] Ich habe ihn jetzt am Draht, möchten Sie ihn sprechen?

[2] I have it on the wire now, would you like to speak it

[2] Hast du noch einen Draht zu deinem ehemaligen Professor?

[2] Do you have a wire for your former professor

[2] In der Halbzeit glühten die Drähte zu den Redaktionsbüros.

[2] In the half -time, the wires glowed to the editorial office

[2] Sie haben nie wirklich einen Draht zueinander gefunden.

[2] You have never really found a connection to each other

[2] Wer weiß schon, wer hinter den Kulissen die Drähte zieht?

[2] Who knows who pulls the wires behind the scenes

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Pictures or photos of Draht

[1] eine Drahtschere, die einen Draht schneidet
[1] eine Drahtschere, die einen Draht schneidet

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