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Is it der, die oder das Glashaus?


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

The word Glashaus 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 Glashaus?

How does the declension of Glashaus 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 Glashaus die Glashäuser
Genitive des Glashauses der Glashäuser
Dative dem Glashaus dem Glashause den Glashäusern
Akkusative das Glashaus die Glashäuser

What is the meaning of Glashaus in German?

Glashaus is defined as:

[1] House consisting mainly made of glass

[1] vorwiegend aus Glas bestehendes Haus

How to use Glashaus in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Glashaus with translations in English.

[1] Ein Glashaus bietet selten die Möglichkeit, sich zu verstecken.

[1] A glass house rarely offers the opportunity to hide

[1] „Schach war gnädig entlassen, verbeugte sich und ging den Korridor hinunter auf das am entgegengesetzten Flügel des Schlosses gelegene große Glas- und Gewächshaus zu, von dem der König gesprochen hatte.“

[1] "Schach was graciously released, bowed and went down the corridor to the large glass and greenhouse on the opposite wing of the castle, of which the king had spoken"

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