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Is it der, die oder das Eiszapfen?


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

The word Eiszapfen 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 Eiszapfen?

How does the declension of Eiszapfen 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 Eiszapfen die Eiszapfen
Genitive des Eiszapfens der Eiszapfen
Dative dem Eiszapfen den Eiszapfen
Akkusative den Eiszapfen die Eiszapfen

What is the meaning of Eiszapfen in German?

Eiszapfen is defined as:

[1] elongated, cone -shaped structure made of ice

[1] längliches, kegelförmiges Gebilde aus Eis

How to use Eiszapfen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eiszapfen with translations in English.

[1] Draußen am Zaun hängen glitzernde Eiszapfen.

[1] Glittering ice cream cone hang outside on the fence

[1] An der Dachrinne bilden sich im Winter lange und spitze Eiszapfen.

[1] Long and pointed ice cream cones form on the gutter in winter

[1] Die Kinder brechen die Eiszapfen ab und lecken daran.

[1] The children break off the icicles and lick it

[1] „Eiszapfen fallen vom Dach, von der Sonne abgelöst, und schießen am Fenster vorbei.“

[1] "Ecute pins fall from the roof, replaced by the sun, and shoot past the window" "

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Pictures or photos of Eiszapfen

[1] Eiszapfen an einer Dachrinne
[1] Eiszapfen an einer Dachrinne

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