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Is it der, die oder das Dreieck?


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

The word Dreieck 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 Dreieck?

How does the declension of Dreieck 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 Dreieck die Dreiecke
Genitive des Dreieckes des Dreiecks der Dreiecke
Dative dem Dreieck dem Dreiecke den Dreiecken
Akkusative das Dreieck die Dreiecke

What is the meaning of Dreieck in German?

Dreieck is defined as:

[1] Geometric figure → WP, in which three points that are not located on a straight point and the resulting area are connected and the resulting area

[1] geometrische Figur → WP, bei der drei nicht auf einer Geraden gelegene Punkte geradlinig verbunden sind und die dadurch entstehende Fläche

How to use Dreieck in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dreieck with translations in English.

[1] Die Summe aller Winkel im Dreieck beträgt 180 Grad.

[1] The sum of all angles in the triangle is 180 grades

[1] „Die Kongruenzsätze für Dreiecke sind Sätze der euklidischen Geometrie.“

[1] "The congruence rates for triangles are sentences of the Euclidean Geometry"

How do you pronounce Dreieck?

Dreieck (Österreich)

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