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Is it der, die oder das Gehölz?


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

The word Gehölz 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 Gehölz?

How does the declension of Gehölz 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 Gehölz die Gehölze
Genitive des Gehölzes der Gehölze
Dative dem Gehölz dem Gehölze den Gehölzen
Akkusative das Gehölz die Gehölze

What is the meaning of Gehölz in German?

Gehölz has various definitions in German:

[1] Small forest, (mostly weak) trees

[1] kleiner Wald, (meist schwacher) Baumbestand

[2] General for woody plants

[2] allgemein für verholzende Pflanzen

How to use Gehölz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gehölz with translations in English.

[1] Am Rande des Dorfes steht ein kleines Gehölz.

[1] On the edge of the village there is a small wooden

[1] Die Treiber und Hunde kämpften sich mühsam durch das dichte Gehölz.

[1] The drivers and dogs struggled to struggle through the dense wood

[1] Die Rehe sind in das Gehölz verschwunden.

[1] The deer are disappeared into the wood

[2] Viele strauchartige Gewächse bezeichnet man als Gehölz.

[2] Many shrub -like plants are described as a wood

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