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Is it der, die oder das Drossel?


The correct article in German of Drossel is die. So it is die Drossel! (nominative case)

The word Drossel is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Drossel?

How does the declension of Drossel 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 die Drossel die Drosseln
Genitive der Drossel der Drosseln
Dative der Drossel den Drosseln
Akkusative die Drossel die Drosseln

What is the meaning of Drossel in German?

Drossel has various definitions in German:

[1] Zoology: a genus of insect -eating songbird, significantly larger than a sparrow

[1] Zoologie: eine Gattung insektenfressender Singvogel, deutlich größer als ein Spatz

[2] Zoology, especially: the Singdressel, which belongs to the genus of real throttles

[2] Zoologie, speziell: die Singdrossel, die zur Gattung der Echten Drosseln gehört

[3] Plural, Zoology: The Turdidae family

[3] Plural, Zoologie: die Familie Turdidae

[4] Mechanics, mechanical engineering: A device for regulating the flow rate

[4] Mechanik, Maschinenbau: eine Vorrichtung zur Regulierung der Durchflussmenge

[5] Electrical engineering: A passive, inductive electrical component for energy storage or disruption

[5] Elektrotechnik: ein passives, induktives elektrisches Bauteil zur Energiespeicherung oder Störungsdämpfung

[6] Hunter language: trachea, throat of the game

[6] Jägersprache: Luftröhre, Kehle des Wildes

How to use Drossel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Drossel with translations in English.

[1] Viele nordische Drosseln überwintern in Mitteleuropa.

[1] Many Nordic throttles hibernate in Central Europe

[1] „Eine der wenigen Begebenheiten, die den beschaulichen Inselalltag aus dem Rhythmus brachten, war der Zug der Stare, Drosseln und Schnepfen, die im Frühjahr und Herbst auf der Insel zwischenlandeten.“

[1] "One of the few events that brought the tranquil everyday life out of rhythm was the train of the starlings, throttles and snowfing, which in spring and autumn on the island of Zeitlande" "

[1] „Eine Drossel begann zu schlagen.“

[1] "A throttle began to beat"

[2] Amsel, Drossel, Fink und Star

[2] Amsel, throttle, Fink and Star

Und die ganze Vogelschar (Kinderlied)

And the whole group of birds (children's song)

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Pictures or photos of Drossel

[1] Wanderdrossel
[1] Wanderdrossel

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