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Is it der, die oder das Fingernagel?


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

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

Finding the right gender of a noun

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 Fingernagel?

How does the declension of Fingernagel 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 Fingernagel die Fingernägel
Genitive des Fingernagels der Fingernägel
Dative dem Fingernagel den Fingernägeln
Akkusative den Fingernagel die Fingernägel

What is the meaning of Fingernagel in German?

Fingernagel is defined as:

[1] Vaulted, translucent keratin plate on the top of the fingertip

[1] gewölbte, durchscheinende Keratinplatte auf der Oberseite der Fingerspitze

How to use Fingernagel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fingernagel with translations in English.

[1] Die menschlichen Fingernägel wachsen ca. 1 mm pro Woche.

[1] The human fingernails grow around 1 mm per week.

[1] „An die mit Trachyt verkleidete Säule gelehnt, ritzte Bota mit dem Fingernagel seinen Namen.“

[1] "Leaning against the trachyt covered column, Bota scratched his name with the fingernail" "

[1] „Man treibt ihm kleine Holzsplitter unter die Fingernägel.“

[1] "Small wood splinters are driven under the fingernails"

[1] „Seine Hände waren gepflegt, die Fingernägel exakt geschnitten.“

[1] "His hands were cared for, the fingernails were cut exactly"

[1] „Sie kratzte ihn mit den Fingernägeln.“

[1] "She scratched him with the fingernail"

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