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Is it der, die oder das Gemäuer?


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

The word Gemäuer 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 Gemäuer?

How does the declension of Gemäuer 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 Gemäuer die Gemäuer
Genitive des Gemäuers der Gemäuer
Dative dem Gemäuer den Gemäuern
Akkusative das Gemäuer die Gemäuer

What is the meaning of Gemäuer in German?

Gemäuer has various definitions in German:

[1] Designing: Old building

[1] abwertend: altes Bauwerk

[2] Old masonry of a dilapidated building

[2] altes Mauerwerk eines verfallenen Gebäudes

How to use Gemäuer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gemäuer with translations in English.

[1] „Dort liegt in der Höhe die Ruine Limburg, von welcher wenig Reste mehr vorhanden sind, trotzdem ist aus dem mittelalterlichen Gemäuer leicht das römische Gußgemäuer, welches noch Felsenhärte hat, herauszufinden.“

[1] "There is the Limburg ruin, of which there are few more remains, but the medieval walls can easily find out the Roman cast gear, which still has rock hardness,"

[2] „Alte Gemäuer interessieren mich, dort werde ich nach vergessenen Geschichten ›graben‹.“

[2] "I am interested in old walls, there I will" dig "for forgotten stories'

[2] „Ein paar Wochen nach unserer fatalen Sitzung, am 12. März 1945, ist er im alten Gemäuer der preußischen Festung gefallen.“

[2] "A few weeks after our fatal session, on March 12, 1945, he fell in the old walls of the Prussian fortress."

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