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Is it der, die oder das Garnele?


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

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

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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 Garnele?

How does the declension of Garnele 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 Garnele die Garnelen
Genitive der Garnele der Garnelen
Dative der Garnele den Garnelen
Akkusative die Garnele die Garnelen

What is the meaning of Garnele in German?

Garnele is defined as:

[1] Different crustarts that are considered a delicacy of seafruit

[1] verschiedene Krebstierarten, die als Delikatesse gelten; Meeresfrucht

How to use Garnele in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Garnele with translations in English.

[1] Bevor man Garnelen zu einem schmackhaften Gericht zubereitet, muss man deren Darm entfernen.

[1] Before you prepare shrimp a tasty dish, you have to remove their intestine

[1] „Der General kommt herein, steht am Büfettisch und pickt nicht ohne Gier den geräucherten Truthahn und die Garnelen heraus, um die sie nach Boston geschickt hatte.“[2]

[1] "The General comes in, stands at the buffet table and does not pick without greed the smoked turkey and the shrimp out to which she had sent to Boston." [2]

[1] „Es war fürchterlich eng in den Sitzreihen, und sie mussten sich beim Essen abwechseln, während sie die Sandwiches mit Garnelen und sonstigem Belag aus der Plastikfolie schälten.“[3]

[1] "It was terribly closely in the rows of seats, and they had to alternate while eating while shaking the sandwiches with shrimps and other coating from the plastic film" [3]

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Pictures or photos of Garnele

[1] Garnelen im Verkauf, ohne Kopf
[1] Garnelen im Verkauf, ohne Kopf

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