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Is it der, die oder das Feuer?


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

The word Feuer 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 Feuer?

How does the declension of Feuer 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 Feuer die Feuer
Genitive des Feuers der Feuer
Dative dem Feuer den Feuern
Akkusative das Feuer die Feuer

What is the meaning of Feuer in German?

Feuer has various definitions in German:

[1] Flame formation during combustion with the release of heat and light [1]

[1] Flammenbildung bei der Verbrennung unter Abgabe von Wärme und Licht[1]

[2] Human controlled combustion process, mainly to use the heat

[2] menschlich kontrollierter Verbrennungsvorgang, hauptsächlich, um die Wärme zu nutzen

[3] Destruction by flames

[3] Vernichtung durch Flammen

[4] the shooting of firearms; the order to fire

[4] das Abschießen von Feuerwaffen; der Befehl zum Schießen

[5] in short: the beacon

[5] kurz: das Leuchtfeuer

[6] the radiance and sparkle of things

[6] das Strahlen und Funkeln von Dingen

[7] Exuberant enthusiasm; Passion;

[7] überschwängliche Begeisterung; Leidenschaft; Elan

How to use Feuer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Feuer with translations in English.

[1] Hast du mal Feuer?

[1] Do you ever have a fire?

[1] „Eine Minute lang sah er ins Feuer.“[3]

[1] “He looked into the fire for a minute” [3]

[2] Ich mach' schon mal Feuer.

[2] I'll make a fire already .

[1, 2] „Die Untersuchung von Holzkohle aus vorgeschichtlichen Feuerstellen erfaßt die Veränderungen der Vegetation ungefähr während der letzten 500000 Jahre – seit der Mensch nach Entdeckung des Feuers erste Feuerstellen anlegte.“[4]

[1, 2] "The investigation of charcoal from prehistoric fireplaces records the changes in the vegetation approximately during the last 500,000 years - since man first set up fireplaces after the discovery of the fire." [4]

[2] „Wir rückten am Feuer zusammen.“[5]

[2] “We moved together by the fire” [5]

[3] Hast du <Feuerlöscher Ihrer Wahl> im Haus / Bricht bei dir kein Feuer aus

[3] Do you have <fire extinguisher of your choice> in the house / Doesn't a fire break out in your home?

[4] Sie warteten, bis der Feind das Feuer eröffnete.

[4] They waited until the enemy opened fire

[5] An der Hafeneinfahrt stehen zwei Feuer.

[5] There are two fires at the port entrance

[6] Dieser Brillant hat ein ganz besonderes Feuer.

[6] This diamond has a very special fire

[7] Das anfängliche Feuer war schnell verraucht.

[7] The initial fire was quickly smothered

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Pictures or photos of Feuer

[1, 3] Feuer zum Mittsommerfest in Mäntsälä, Finnland
[1, 3] Feuer zum Mittsommerfest in Mäntsälä, Finnland
[2] Darf ich ihnen Feuer geben?
[2] Darf ich ihnen Feuer geben?
[4] Befehl: Feuer!
[4] Befehl: Feuer!

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