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Is it der, die oder das Erdwärme?


The correct article in German of Erdwärme is die. So it is die Erdwärme! (nominative case)

The word Erdwärme is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Erdwärme?

How does the declension of Erdwärme 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 die Erdwärme
Genitive der Erdwärme
Dative der Erdwärme
Akkusative die Erdwärme

What is the meaning of Erdwärme in German?

Erdwärme is defined as:

[1] Geology, environmental technology: The warmth that is stored in the accessible part of the earth's crust

[1] Geologie, Umwelttechnik: die Wärme, die im zugänglichen Teil der Erdkruste gespeichert ist

How to use Erdwärme in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erdwärme with translations in English.

[1] Schweiß rinnt ihm über die Wangen. Das ist die Erdwärme, schließlich ist man hier 750 Meter unter Tage.

[1] Sweat runs over the cheek that is the geothermal energy, after all you are 750 meters underground here.

[1] Durch die Untersuchungen zur kommerziellen Nutzung von Erdwärme waren in den vergangenen vier Wochen bereits drei weitere Beben mit Magnituden zwischen 2,5 und 3,4 ausgelöst worden.

[1] Due to the studies on the commercial use of geothermal energy, three more quakes with magnifications between 2.5 and 3.4 have already been triggered in the past four weeks

[1] Unsere Nachbarn wollen ein Niedrigenergiehaus bauen und auch Erdwärme für die Warmwasserbereitung nutzen.

[1] Our neighbors want to build a low -energy house and also use geothermal energy for hot water preparation

[1] […] „Wer mit Erdwärme heizt, braucht zwar Strom, muss aber keine Brennstoffe wie Gas oder Öl kaufen.“

[1] […] "Those who heat with geothermal energy need electricity, but do not have to buy fuels such as gas or oil"

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