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Is it der, die oder das Frühlingsluft?


The correct article in German of Frühlingsluft is die. So it is die Frühlingsluft! (nominative case)

The word Frühlingsluft is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

The plural is rare

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 Frühlingsluft?

How does the declension of Frühlingsluft 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 die Frühlingsluft die Frühlingslüfte
Genitive der Frühlingsluft der Frühlingslüfte
Dative der Frühlingsluft den Frühlingslüften
Akkusative die Frühlingsluft die Frühlingslüfte

What is the meaning of Frühlingsluft in German?

Frühlingsluft is defined as:

[1] Typical air for spring, for example by the fact that the first plants bloom

[1] für den Frühling typische Luft, zum Beispiel dadurch charakterisiert, dass die ersten Pflanzen blühen

How to use Frühlingsluft in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Frühlingsluft with translations in English.

[1] „Hier am Südhang über Meran reichen die sonnigen Terrassen und Hotel-Balkone buchstäblich hinein in die Apfelgärten und lange nach Sonnenuntergang wärmt noch die süß duftende Frühlingsluft.“

[1] "Here on the southern slope over Merano, the sunny terraces and hotel balconies literally extend into the apple gardens and long after sunset the sweetly fragrant spring air" warms up "

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