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Is it der, die oder das Eiswürfel?


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

The word Eiswürfel 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 Eiswürfel?

How does the declension of Eiswürfel 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 Eiswürfel die Eiswürfel
Genitive des Eiswürfels der Eiswürfel
Dative dem Eiswürfel den Eiswürfeln
Akkusative den Eiswürfel die Eiswürfel

What is the meaning of Eiswürfel in German?

Eiswürfel is defined as:

[1] frozen block of water, used for cooling drinks or wounds

[1] gefrorener Block aus Wasser, zum Kühlen von Getränken oder Wunden verwendet

How to use Eiswürfel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eiswürfel with translations in English.

[1] Kannst Du mir noch einen Eiswürfel in meinen Drink geben?

[1] Can you add an ice cube to my drink

[1] „Val fand Joes Idee irgendwie aufregend - wenn auch undurchführbar -, aber Bobby, der sich einen Eiswürfel im Mund hin- und herschob, war nicht so leicht zu überzeugen.“

[1] "Val found Joe's idea somehow exciting - albeit unenforceable - but Bobby, who shoves an ice cube back and forth, was not too convincing"

[1] „Er nimmt Eiswürfel aus einem silbernen Kühler, er scheint sie sorgsam auszusuchen, und er redet, während er uns den Rücken zuwendet.“

[1] "He takes ice cubes out of a silver cooler, he seems to choose them carefully and he talks while he is to us"

[1] „Die Eiswürfel klirrten in seinem Glas.“

[1] "The ice cubes clinked in his glass"

[1] „Dann ging er zu einem Eisschrank und zog ein Tablett mit Eiswürfeln hervor.“

[1] "Then he went to an ice cabinet and pulled a tray with ice cubes"

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