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Is it der, die oder das Gewehr?


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

The word Gewehr 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 Gewehr?

How does the declension of Gewehr 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 Gewehr die Gewehre
Genitive des Gewehres des Gewehrs der Gewehre
Dative dem Gewehr dem Gewehre den Gewehren
Akkusative das Gewehr die Gewehre

What is the meaning of Gewehr in German?

Gewehr has various definitions in German:

[1] firearm from a total length of 30 cm

[1] Schusswaffe ab 30 cm Gesamtlänge

[2] Every weapon of all kinds, especially cutting, impact and stabbing weapons

[2] jede Waffe jeglicher Art, insbesondere Hieb-, Schlag- und Stichwaffen

[3] Hunter language, in the plural: corner teeth of the wild boar

[3] jägersprachlich, im Plural: Eckzähne des Wildschweins

How to use Gewehr in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gewehr with translations in English.

[1] Das Gewehr ist die Braut des Soldaten.

[1] The rifle is the bride of the soldier

[1] „Vielleicht hatten sich die feindlichen Heere fürs Erste mit genügend Gewehren, Kugeln und Schießpulver eingedeckt, vielleicht war aber auch Agaja schon zu sehr in die Defensive gedrängt, um sein Heer weiter mit Feuerwaffen versorgen zu können.“

[1] "Perhaps the enemy armies had stocked up for the time being with enough rifles, balls and shooting powder, but maybe Agaja had already been pushed too much on the defensive to further supply his army with firearms"

[1] „Jetzt sind wir in der Kaserne und geben die Gewehre ab.“

[1] "Now we are in the barracks and give the rifles Abä" "

[1] „Und die kleine Berthe stellte ihm ihr Bein hin, daß er stolperte und mit seinem Gewehr wild in der Luft herumschwenkte und schließlich mit großem Pardauz auf die Nase fiel.“

[1] "And the little Berthe put her leg to him that he stumbled and swiveled wildly in the air with his rifle and finally fell on his nose with great pardeau"

[1] „Ich hielt das Gewehr bereit.“

[1] "I held the rifle ready"

[2] „Ein rother ahnungsvoller Schein; / Schon blutig blinken die Gewehre.“

[2] "A red astonishing shell / already bloody flashing the rifle" "

[3] Die Gewehre eines alten Keilers sind eine begehrte Trophäe.

[3] The rifles of an old boar are a coveted trophy

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