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Is it der, die oder das Feuerwehrauto?


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

The word Feuerwehrauto 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 Feuerwehrauto?

How does the declension of Feuerwehrauto 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 Feuerwehrauto die Feuerwehrautos
Genitive des Feuerwehrautos der Feuerwehrautos
Dative dem Feuerwehrauto den Feuerwehrautos
Akkusative das Feuerwehrauto die Feuerwehrautos

What is the meaning of Feuerwehrauto in German?

Feuerwehrauto is defined as:

[1] colloquially, child language: car or truck that serves the purpose of transporting the fire brigade for fire fighting, disaster protection, in emergencies and associated tasks

[1] umgangssprachlich, kindersprachlich: PKW oder LKW, der dem Zwecke dient, die Feuerwehr zur Brandbekämpfung, zum Katastrophenschutz, bei Notfällen und damit in Verbindung stehenden Aufgaben zu transportieren

How to use Feuerwehrauto in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Feuerwehrauto with translations in English.

[1] Ein Feuerwehrauto hat normalerweise eine Sirene.

[1] A fire engine usually has a sireneee

[1] „Ein Feuerwehrauto kommt schnell zum Einsatzort, weil alle Platz machen.“

[1] "A fire engine quickly comes to the scene because all space can be done"

[1] „Meine Mutter stellt ein Feuerwehrauto auf den Couchtisch.“

[1] "My mother puts a fire engine on the coffee table"

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