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Is it der, die oder das Filz?


The correct article in German of Filz is der. So it is der Filz! (nominative case)

The word Filz is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Filz?

How does the declension of Filz 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 der Filz die Filze
Genitive des Filzes der Filze
Dative dem Filz den Filzen
Akkusative den Filz die Filze

What is the meaning of Filz in German?

Filz has various definitions in German:

[1] Tangled fiber, which is made from non -spun (animal) hair or wool by pressing together

[1] wirrer Faserstoff, der aus nicht gesponnenen (Tier)haaren oder Wolle durch Zusammenpressen hergestellt wird

[2] colloquially, pejorative: miserable person

[2] umgangssprachlich, abwertend: geiziger Mensch

[3] colloquially: confused, dense mass

[3] umgangssprachlich: wirre, dichte Masse

[4] Political Klüngel

[4] politischer Klüngel

[5] Belly felt, part of the pork fat tissue

[5] Bauchfilz, ein Teil des Fettgewebes des Schweines

[6] Southern German: Swamp, the reason of which consists of peat

[6] süddeutsch: Sumpf, dessen Grund aus Torf besteht

How to use Filz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Filz with translations in English.

[1] Der Boden ist mit besonders festen Filzen ausgelegt.

[1] The floor is designed with particularly solid felting

[2] „Der alte M … ist ein geiziger, rangiger Filz, der seine Frau im Leben was Rechts geplagt und eingeschränkt hat.“ - Die Leiden des jungen Werther

[2] "The old M ... is a stingy, ranked felt that has plagued and limited his wife in life" - the suffering of the young Werther

[3] Sein Haupthaar ist durch Schweiß und Harz zu einem unlöslichen Filz verworren gewesen.

[3] His main hair was confused by sweat and resin into an insoluble felt

[4] Der neue Stadtrat hat es sich auf die Fahnen geschrieben, den Filz zu bekämpfen.

[4] The new city council has committed itself to combating the felt for

[5] „Schmer ist das Fettgewebe der Schweine in der Bauchhöhle (auch Filz oder Bauchfilz genannt), in der Nähe der Rippen und der Nieren.“

[5] "Pain is the fat tissue of the pigs in the abdominal cavity (also called felt or abdominal felt), near the ribs and the kidney" "

[5] „Als Schmer oder Filz bezeichnet man das Fett vom Bauchfilz des Schweins […]“

[5] "The fat from the pork's abdominal felt [...]"

[5] „Filz ist fettreicheres Gewebe und gibt das grießlige Schmalz.“

[5] "Filz is fatty tissue and gives the semolina Schmalzä"

[5] „In einigen von uns mit Filz behandelten Fällen trat bereits nach 3 bis 5 Tagen deutliche und andauernde Besserung ein.“

[5] "In some of the cases we treated with felt, significant and constant improvement occurred after only 3 to 5 days"

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[1] vier verschiedenfarbige Filze
[1] vier verschiedenfarbige Filze

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