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Is it der, die oder das Gehöft?


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

The word Gehöft 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 Gehöft?

How does the declension of Gehöft 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 Gehöft die Gehöfte
Genitive des Gehöfts des Gehöftes der Gehöfte
Dative dem Gehöft dem Gehöfte den Gehöften
Akkusative das Gehöft die Gehöfte

What is the meaning of Gehöft in German?

Gehöft is defined as:

[1] Old name for farm

[1] alte Bezeichnung für Bauernhof

How to use Gehöft in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gehöft with translations in English.

[1] Zum Gehöft gehören mehrere Häuser.

[1] Several houses belong to the homestead

[1] „Er hatte keinen Blick mehr für die Gehöfte zu beiden Seiten der Dorfstraße, für die mit Stroh gedeckten Stallungen, die Lindenbäume, die in unregelmäßigen Abständen den Weg säumten.“

[1] "He no longer had a look for the farmsteads on both sides of the village street, for the stables covered with straw, the linden trees that hung the way at irregular intervals"

[1] „Sie waren Ackerbauern und Viehzüchter, die verstreut auf Gehöften oder in kleinen Dörfern wohnten.“

[1] "They were arable farmers and cattle breeders who scattered on farmsters or in small villages"

[1] „Vom Westen her mischen sich ins letzte Tageslicht schon die Fackeln der Nacht: Gehöfte oder ganze Dörfer, die im Feuersturm versinken.“

[1] "From the west, the torches of the night mingle into the last daylight: homesteads or entire villages that sink into the fire storm"

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