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Is it der, die oder das Gemüse?


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

The word Gemüse 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 Gemüse?

How does the declension of Gemüse 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 Gemüse die Gemüse
Genitive des Gemüses der Gemüse
Dative dem Gemüse den Gemüsen
Akkusative das Gemüse die Gemüse

What is the meaning of Gemüse in German?

Gemüse has various definitions in German:

[1] edible plant parts for one to two years of plants

[1] essbare Pflanzenteile ein- bis zweijähriger Pflanzen

[2] Court of vegetables, vegetable dishes

[2] Gericht aus Gemüse, Gemüsegericht

How to use Gemüse in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gemüse with translations in English.

[1] Obst und Gemüse enthalten viele Vitamine.

[1] Fruit and vegetables contain many vitamins

[1] „Darin wurde vor allem Sauerampfer angebaut, der früher als Salat, Gemüse und Heilpflanze von großer Bedeutung war.“[3]

[1] "It was mainly grown, which was previously of great importance as a salad, vegetables and medicinal plant" [3]

[1] „In einer wurde Gemüse feilgeboten, in einer anderen Milchtee und altbackene Brötchen für die Schulkinder.“[4]

[1] "In one, vegetables were offered, in another milk tea and old -fashioned rolls for the school children" [4]

[1] „Auf dem weitläufigen, farbenfreudigen Markt gab es alles: von Gemüse und Gewürzen, die auf dem Boden aufgehäuft waren, bis zu Handys und Imitationen von Designer-Sonnenbrillen.“[5]

[1] "There was everything on the extensive, colorful market: from vegetables and spices that were piled up on the floor, to cell phones and imitations from designer sunglasses" [5]

[1] „Viel schlimmer als mit Obst und Gemüse steht es mit dem Fleisch, mit Fett und mit Eiern.“[6]

[1] "Much worse than with fruits and vegetables, it is with the meat, with fat and with egg" [6]

How do you pronounce Gemüse?

Gemüse (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Gemüse

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[1] Gemüse

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