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Is it der, die oder das Eisbrecher?


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

The word Eisbrecher 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 Eisbrecher?

How does the declension of Eisbrecher 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 Eisbrecher die Eisbrecher
Genitive des Eisbrechers der Eisbrecher
Dative dem Eisbrecher den Eisbrechern
Akkusative den Eisbrecher die Eisbrecher

What is the meaning of Eisbrecher in German?

Eisbrecher has various definitions in German:

[1] Special ship that is able to break ice cream and thus prevent the freezing of shipping routes prevents

[1] Spezialschiff, das in der Lage ist Eis zu brechen und so das Zufrieren von Schifffahrtsrouten verhindert

[2] Protection device against damage caused by ice gear (for example in the case of bridges)

[2] Schutzvorrichtung gegen Beschädigungen durch Eisgang (zum Beispiel bei Brücken)

How to use Eisbrecher in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eisbrecher with translations in English.

[1] Siehst Du, wie ein Eisbrecher arbeitet?

[1] Do you see how an icebreaker works

[1] Eisbrecher haben eine speziell verstärkte Außenwand, um den gewaltigen Kräften des Eises zu widerstehen.

[1] Icebreakers have a specially reinforced outer wall to resist the huge powers of the ice

[1] Eisbrecher sind für die Handelsschifffahrt von enormer Bedeutung.

[1] Eisbreakers are of enormous importance for merchant shipping

[1] „Eisbrecher gibt es hier nicht, jedes Schiff muss sich selbst eine Gasse bahnen.“

[1] "There is no icebreaker here, every ship has to be a alley of the way"

[1] „Finnland ist vor allem bekannt für seine Eisbrecher und Kreuzfahrtschiffe.“

[1] "Finland is best known for its icebreakers and cruise ships"

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Pictures or photos of Eisbrecher

[1] ein Eisbrecher im Polarmeer
[1] ein Eisbrecher im Polarmeer

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