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Is it der, die oder das Frühling?


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

The word Frühling 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 Frühling?

How does the declension of Frühling 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 Frühling die Frühlinge
Genitive des Frühlings der Frühlinge
Dative dem Frühling den Frühlingen
Akkusative den Frühling die Frühlinge

What is the meaning of Frühling in German?

Frühling is defined as:

[1] One of the four seasons of moderate zones

[1] eine der vier Jahreszeiten der gemäßigten Zonen

How to use Frühling in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Frühling with translations in English.

[1] Im Frühling blüht die Natur auf.

[1] In spring, nature blooms

[1] Dagegen "belohnen" die heimischen Singvögel die Futtergaben, wenn es Frühling wird, mit ihrem Gesang und machen sich besonders während der Brutzeit als emsige Insektenjäger nützlich.

[1] On the other hand, the domestic songbirds "reward" the feed when it becomes spring, with their singing and are particularly useful during the breeding season as a busy insect hunter

[1] „Im Frühling zum Beispiel verweile ich gern auf einer der zahlreichen Obstplantagen der Fahnerschen Höhen und lasse mich vom Duft der Blüten betören.“

[1] "In spring, for example, I like to lend on one of the numerous orchards of the Fahner heights and let myself be borne by the scent of the flowers"

[1] „Sie hatten seinen Tod, als sie von ihm erfuhren, beweint und seither viele Frühlinge und Herbste ohne ihn durchlebt.“

[1] "They had his death when they learned from him, mattled and since then many spring and autumn without him"

[1] Nach dem Herbst 2006 und dem Winter 2006/07 hat auch der Frühling einen neuen Temperaturrekord aufgestellt.

After autumn 2006 and winter 2006/07, spring also set up a new temperature record

[1] Der Frühling auf der Nordhalbkugel der Erde wird durch die sogenannte Tag-und-Nacht-Gleiche bestimmt. Mit den heutigen Methoden der Astronomie kann dieser Zeitpunkt sehr genau berechnet werden.

[1] Spring on the northern hemisphere of the earth is determined by the so-called day-and-night equations with the current methods of astronomy, this time can be calculated very precisely.

[1] Für die Kinder in der Dresdener Friedrichstadt steht im Frühling ein neuer Spielplatz zur Verfügung.

[1] A new playground is available in spring for the children in Dresden Friedrichstadt

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