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Is it der, die oder das Eule?


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

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

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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 Eule?

How does the declension of Eule 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 Eule die Eulen
Genitive der Eule der Eulen
Dative der Eule den Eulen
Akkusative die Eule die Eulen

What is the meaning of Eule in German?

Eule has various definitions in German:

[1] Zoology: Night -tactative bird of prey living in forests with a short, crooked beak and large, sharp eyes that can turn his rounded head up to 270 °

[1] Zoologie: nachtaktiver, in Wäldern lebender Raubvogel mit kurzem, krummem Schnabel und großen, scharfen Augen, der seinen rundlichen Kopf bis zu 270° drehen kann

[2] Zoology: Monitions from the Eulen butterfly family

[2] Zoologie: Nachtfalter aus der Familie der Eulenfalter

[3] colloquially: a person who is regularly awake until late at night and as a result a sleep phase extended until lunchtime

[3] umgangssprachlich: ein Mensch, der regelmäßig bis spät nachts wach ist und infolgedessen eine bis zur Mittagszeit reichende Schlafphase braucht

How to use Eule in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eule with translations in English.

[1] Die Eule gilt oft als Sinnbild der Weisheit.

[1] The owl is often considered a symbol of the wisdom

[1] „Nur die Eulen leisteten ihm Gesellschaft.“

[1] "Only the owls did him society"

[1] „Seine trübe Phantasie hatte ihn aufgejagt von seinem Lager und in den Wald getrieben, wo er umhergeschweift war, bis die naßkalte Nachtluft und das gedehnte gellende Gelächter der Eulen ihn wieder zurückjagte.“

[1] "His cloudy imagination had driven him from his warehouse and the forest, where he was wandering around until the wet -cold night air and the stretching lively laughter of the owls chased him back"

[2] Die Eulen sind eine sehr artenreiche Familie der Schmetterlinge.

[2] The owls are a very species -rich family of the butterflies

[3] Kalle, die Eule, ist heute wieder erst um 13 Uhr aufgestanden.

[3] Kalle, the owl, is only again at 1 p.m.

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