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Is it der, die oder das Duschgel?


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

The word Duschgel 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 Duschgel?

How does the declension of Duschgel 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative das Duschgel die Duschgele die Duschgels
Genitive des Duschgels der Duschgele der Duschgels
Dative dem Duschgel den Duschgelen den Duschgels
Akkusative das Duschgel die Duschgele die Duschgels

What is the meaning of Duschgel in German?

Duschgel is defined as:

[1] Tie-liquid substance used to enhance the cleaning effect of showering

[1] zähflüssige Substanz, die verwendet wird, um die Reinigungswirkung des Duschens zu verstärken

How to use Duschgel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Duschgel with translations in English.

[1] „Wo früher ein Stück Seife ausreichte, stehen heute demnach mindestens zwei verschiedene Duschgels. Eines, das morgens beleben, und eines, das abends entspannen soll.“[1]

[1] "Where formerly a piece of soap was sufficient, today at least two different shower gels at one who revive the morning, and one who should relax in the evening." [1]

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