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Is it der, die oder das Fett?


The correct article in German of Fett is das. So it is das Fett! (nominative case)

The word Fett is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Fett?

How does the declension of Fett 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 das Fett die Fette
Genitive des Fettes des Fetts der Fette
Dative dem Fett dem Fette den Fetten
Akkusative das Fett die Fette

What is the meaning of Fett in German?

Fett has various definitions in German:

[1] Chemistry: Group of organic chemical fabrics, trialist of the three-time alcohol glycerin (propane-1,2,3 triol) and various, mostly rod-counted and unexpected aliphatic monocarbonic acids (fatty acids)

[1] Chemie: Gruppe organischer chemischer Stoffe, Tri-Ester des dreifachen Alkohols Glycerin (Propan-1,2,3-triol) und verschiedener, überwiegend geradzahliger und unverzweigter aliphatischer Monocarbonsäuren (Fettsäuren)

[2] Biology: One of the basic nutrients of higher living beings

[2] Biologie: einer der Grundnährstoffe höherer Lebewesen

[3] colloquial: overweight, adipose tissue

[3] umgangssprachlich: Übergewicht, Fettgewebe

[4] Food, food, an ingredient to cook, fried or baked dishes

[4] Lebensmittel, Nahrungsmittel, eine Zutat zu gekochten, gebratenen oder gebackenen Speisen

[5] Technology: a tough lubricant

[5] Technik: ein zäher Schmierstoff

How to use Fett in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fett with translations in English.

[1, 2] Ich hatte von manchen Arten Fett gehört, von Schweinefett und Heringsfett und Leichenfett, aber von Metallfett noch nicht.“

[1, 2] I had heard of some types of fat, pork fat and herring fat and corpse fat, but not yet from metal fat "

[1, 2] Es gibt gesunde und ungesunde Fette.

[1, 2] There are healthy and unhealthy fats

[3] Ich habe zu viel Fett auf den Hüften.

[3] I have too much fat in the hip

[3] Viele der heutigen Schüler schleppen ein enormes Fett mit sich herum, das sie von Erfolgen im Barrenturnen abhält.

[3] Many of today's students drag an enormous fat with them, which they keep from successes in the barrel gymnastics

[4] Ich esse sehr viel Fett.

[4] I eat a lot of fat

[4] „Mehr Fett war nur den Einwohnern Zellerfelds zugeteilt, unter denen viele Bergleute waren, also Schwerstarbeiter - ansonsten lag Hildesheim mit 90 Gramm pro Woche an der Spitze.“

[4] "More fat was only allocated to the inhabitants of Zellerfeld, among which many miners were, i.e. difficulty workers - otherwise Hildesheim was at 90 grams a week at the top"

[4] „Viel schlimmer als mit Obst und Gemüse steht es mit dem Fleisch, mit Fett und mit Eiern.“

[4] "Much worse than with fruits and vegetables, it is with the meat, with fat and with an egg"

[5] Kein Wunder, dass es knirscht: Du hast zu wenig Fett genommen.

[5] No wonder it crunch: you took too little fat

How do you pronounce Fett?

Fett (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Fett

[2, 4] Margarine gehört zu den für Menschen essbaren Fetten
[2, 4] Margarine gehört zu den für Menschen essbaren Fetten
[3] das Fett dieses übergewichtigen Jungen quillt über seinen Hosenbund
[3] das Fett dieses übergewichtigen Jungen quillt über seinen Hosenbund

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