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Is it der, die oder das Frühjahr?


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

The word Frühjahr 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 Frühjahr?

How does the declension of Frühjahr 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 Frühjahr die Frühjahre
Genitive des Frühjahrs des Frühjahres der Frühjahre
Dative dem Frühjahr dem Frühjahre den Frühjahren
Akkusative das Frühjahr die Frühjahre

What is the meaning of Frühjahr in German?

Frühjahr is defined as:

[1] one of the four seasons of the temperate zones

[1] eine der vier Jahreszeiten der gemäßigten Zonen

How to use Frühjahr in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Frühjahr with translations in English.

[1] Im Frühjahr blüht die Natur auf.

[1] In spring nature blossoms .

[1] Nur an die alte Bauernregel "Ist der Januar feucht und lau, wird das Frühjahr trocken und rauh" will er nicht glauben.[2]

[1] He just doesn't want to believe in the old farmer's rule "If January is humid and tepid, spring is dry and rough" . [2]

[1] „Begleitet von diesen Mitstreitern und deren Gefolgsleuten, reitet er im Frühjahr des folgenden Jahres zu Thorstein und baut sich mit seiner Schar vor dessen Hof auf.“[3]

[1] "Accompanied by these comrades-in-arms and their followers, he rides to Thorstein's in the spring of the following year and builds himself up with his crowd in front of Thorstein's court." [3]

[1] „So reizvoll uns Kraftfahrern diese neue Möglichkeit winterlicher Freizeitgestaltung auch erscheint, lässt sie uns doch besorgt auf das Frühjahr blicken.“[4]

[1] "As attractive as this new opportunity for winter leisure activities may seem to us drivers, it does make us look worried about spring ." [4]

[1] „Den Blick in das Dunkel vor dem Fenster vertieft, geht sie in Gedanken zurück zu den Tagen und Wochen im Frühjahr 1950.“[5]

[1] "Deepening her gaze into the darkness in front of the window, she goes back in thought to the days and weeks in the spring of 1950." [5]

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Pictures or photos of Frühjahr

[1] Sauerkirsche (Prunus cerasus) im Frühjahr
[1] Sauerkirsche (Prunus cerasus) im Frühjahr

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