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Is it der, die oder das Gaul?


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

The word Gaul 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 Gaul?

How does the declension of Gaul 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 Gaul die Gäule
Genitive des Gauls des Gaules der Gäule
Dative dem Gaul dem Gaule den Gäulen
Akkusative den Gaul die Gäule

What is the meaning of Gaul in German?

Gaul has various definitions in German:

[1] Discussive: inferior horse

[1] abschätzig: minderwertiges Pferd

[2] scenic: horse

[2] landschaftlich: Pferd

How to use Gaul in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gaul with translations in English.

[1] Guck dir den Gaul an!

[1] Take a look at the Gaul Anää

[1] Für den lahmen Gaul ist mir der Kaufpreis zu hoch.

[1] For the lame Gaul, the purchase price is too high for me

[1] „Ein Cowboy braucht dringend einen neuen Gaul und geht zu einem Pferdehändler.“

[1] "A cowboy urgently needs a new Gaul and goes to a horse dealer" "

[1] „Mit diesen Worten nahm er seine gewichtige Reitpeitsche, mit der er wirklich einst einen Damhirsch zu Boden geschlagen, von der Wand, steckte eine gewaltige Pistole in seine lange Rocktasche und bestieg seinen Gaul.“

[1] "With these words, he took his weighty riding whip, with which he really once hit a fallow deer to the ground, from the wall, put a huge pistol in his long rock bag and climbed his Gaul"

[2] „Es gab gar diplomatische Verwicklungen, als John Major 1993 zu seinem 50. Geburtstag vom Präsidenten Turkmenistans einen Gaul geschenkt bekam (SPIEGEL 3/1994).“

[2] "There were even diplomatic complications when John Major received a Gaul for his 50th birthday by President Turkmenistan (Spiegel 3/1994)."

[2] „Er kam dann stets mit zwei Gäulen im Schlepptau und konnte sich bei meinem Vater mit Heu versorgen.“

[2] "Then he always came with two gids in tow and was able to take care of my father with hay"

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