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Is it der, die oder das Duft?


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

The word Duft 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 Duft?

How does the declension of Duft 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 Duft die Düfte
Genitive des Dufts des Duftes der Düfte
Dative dem Duft dem Dufte den Düften
Akkusative den Duft die Düfte

What is the meaning of Duft in German?

Duft is defined as:

[1] General: A pleasant smell that spreads or is spreading organic or chemical connection

[1] allgemein: ein angenehmer Geruch der sich verbreitet oder ausgebracht wird; organische oder chemische Verbindung

How to use Duft in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Duft with translations in English.

[1] „Hunderttausend Düfte schienen nichts mehr wert vor diesem einen Duft. Dieser eine war das höhere Prinzip, nach dessen Vorbild sich die anderen ordnen mußten. Er war die reine Schönheit.“

[1] “Hundreds of thousands of fragrances seemed no value before this one fragrance of this one was the higher principle, according to which the others had to arrange. He was the pure beauty. "

[1] „In seiner Nähe hältst du es nicht lange aus, weil Murat sich mit allen Düften des Morgenlandes parfümiert.“

[1] "You can't stand it long because Murat parfidierte with all the scents of the East" "

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Pictures or photos of Duft

[1] Die Blüten verströmen einen angenehmen Duft.
[1] Die Blüten verströmen einen angenehmen Duft.
[1] Der Duft vieler Parfumflaschen kann penetrant sein.
[1] Der Duft vieler Parfumflaschen kann penetrant sein.

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