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Is it der, die oder das Frühstück?


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

The word Frühstück is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Frühstück?

How does the declension of Frühstück 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 Frühstück die Frühstücke
Genitive des Frühstücks des Frühstückes der Frühstücke
Dative dem Frühstück den Frühstücken
Akkusative das Frühstück die Frühstücke

What is the meaning of Frühstück in German?

Frühstück is defined as:

[1] Meal to be eaten in the morning or in the morning

[1] Mahlzeit, die man am Morgen oder Vormittag zu sich nimmt

How to use Frühstück in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Frühstück with translations in English.

[1] Zum Frühstück isst Jutta täglich eine Schüssel Müsli.

[1] For breakfast, Jutta eats a bowl of muesli every day

[1] Viele Urlauber waren mit dem spärlichen Frühstück im Zwei-Sterne-Hotel nicht zufrieden.

[1] Many holidaymakers were not satisfied with the meager breakfast in the two-star hotel.

[1] In Japan isst man Reis, Natto, gebratenen Fisch und Misosuppe zum Frühstück.

[1] In Japan, rice, natto, fried fish and miso soup are eaten for breakfast.

[1] „Nachdem John sein Frühstück wortlos verzehrt hatte, ging er, den Frost und das bläulich flimmernde Mondlicht verfluchend, fort.“[3]

[1] "After John had eaten his breakfast without a word, he went away, cursing the frost and the bluish shimmering moonlight." [3]

[1] „Es macht ihm anscheinend nichts aus, daß er zum Frühstück Kaffee-Ersatz trinken und sich beim Abendessen mit Schwarzbrot in Wasser begnügen muß.“[4]

[1] "Apparently it doesn't bother him that he has to drink coffee substitute for breakfast and have to be content with black bread in water at dinner" [4]

[1] „Am nächsten Tag um elf empfing mich ein opulentes Frühstück im Esszimmer der Pension.“[5]

[1] "The next day at eleven, I was greeted by a sumptuous breakfast in the guesthouse's dining room." [5]

[1] „Wir haben uns dann aber nicht lange mit dem Frühstück aufgehalten, sondern sind rasch losgezogen.“[6]

[1] "But we didn't stay long with breakfast, we set off quickly ." [6]

[1] „Gegen halb neun holte sie ihn zum Frühstück ab.“[7]

[1] "Around half past eight she picked him up for breakfast." [7]

[1] „Bei festlichen Anlässen, Dinners und Frühstücken wurden aufmerksam alle Vorschriften der englischen Etikette beachtet.“[8]

[1] "On festive occasions, dinners and breakfasts, all regulations of English etiquette were carefully observed." [8]

How do you pronounce Frühstück?

Frühstück (Österreich)

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