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Is it der, die oder das Esstisch?


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

The word Esstisch 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 Esstisch?

How does the declension of Esstisch 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 Esstisch die Esstische
Genitive des Esstisches des Esstischs der Esstische
Dative dem Esstisch dem Esstische den Esstischen
Akkusative den Esstisch die Esstische

What is the meaning of Esstisch in German?

Esstisch is defined as:

[1] Mobiliar: A table where you normally eat

[1] Mobiliar: ein Tisch, an dem normalerweise gegessen wird

How to use Esstisch in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Esstisch with translations in English.

[1] Wir haben uns einen neuen Esstisch gekauft.

[1] We bought a new dining table

[1] „Sie stellte das Tablett auf den Esstisch und ging in die Küche zurück, um eine Schale Wasser zu holen.“

[1] "She put the tray on the dining table and went back to the kitchen to get a bowl of water"

[1] „Auf dem mächtigen Esstisch liegen parallel angeordnete Stifte, eine Bienenwachskerze brennt.“

[1] "On the mighty dining table there are pens arranged in parallel, a beeswax candle burns"

[1] „Fereschte stellt eine Schüssel mit Salat auf den Esstisch und streicht mit einer Hand kurz über das schwarz lackierte Holz.“

[1] "Fereschte places a bowl with a salad on the dining table and briefly strokes with one hand over the black painted wood" "

[1] „Dann fällt sein Blick auf einen meiner Texte, der ausgedruckt auf dem Esstisch liegt, auf demselben Esstisch, auf den mich gestern Valmont gefesselt hat.“

[1] "Then his view of one of my texts, which lies on the dining table, falls on the same dining table, on which I tied me up yesterday Valmont" "

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