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Is it der, die oder das Feuerwehr?


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

The word Feuerwehr 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 Feuerwehr?

How does the declension of Feuerwehr 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 Feuerwehr die Feuerwehren
Genitive der Feuerwehr der Feuerwehren
Dative der Feuerwehr den Feuerwehren
Akkusative die Feuerwehr die Feuerwehren

What is the meaning of Feuerwehr in German?

Feuerwehr has various definitions in German:

[1] Plural rarely: professionally or voluntary team for fire fighting, for emergencies, disaster protection and other tasks

[1] Plural selten: berufsmäßig oder freiwillig aufgebaute Mannschaft zur Brandbekämpfung, für Notfälle, Katastrophenschutz und andere Aufgaben

[2] Members of the fire brigade

[2] Mitglieder der Feuerwehr

[3] colloquially: for fire engines and other vehicles of the [1] and from the existence of [2]

[3] umgangssprachlich: für Löschfahrzeuge und andere Fahrzeuge der [1] und aus dem Bestand von [2]

How to use Feuerwehr in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Feuerwehr with translations in English.

[1] Ein Nachbar alarmierte rasch die Feuerwehr.

[1] A neighbor quickly alerted the fire brigade

[1] „Ein Grossbrand in einem Wolkenkratzer von Dubai hält die Feuerwehr kurz vor dem Jahreswechsel in Atem.“

[1] "A large fire in a Dubai skyscraper, the fire brigade stops shortly before the turn of the year"

[1] „Instinktiv löste Carlos in diesem Moment den Alarm für die Feuerwehr aus.“

[1] "Carlos instinctively solved the alarm for the fire brigade at that moment"

[1] „Er sei Mitglied der deutschen Feuerwehr und werde für die nächsten Wahlen seine Einschreibung in den deutschen Wahlkataster veranlassen.“

[1] "He is a member of the German fire brigade and will arrange his registration in the German election cadastre for the next elections"

[1] „Keine Feuerwehren rückten aus, keiner schleppte Wassereimer, um zu löschen.“

[1] "No fire brigades moved out, none dragged water buckets to extinguish"

[2] Die Feuerwehr kommt.

[2] The fire brigade comes

[3] In die Feuerwehr passen vier Leute plus Fahrer und Beifahrer.

[3] Four people plus drivers and front passenger.

How do you pronounce Feuerwehr?

Feuerwehr (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Feuerwehr

[1] Feuerwehr im Einsatz
[1] Feuerwehr im Einsatz

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