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Is it der, die oder das Glasreiniger?


The correct article in German of Glasreiniger is der. So it is der Glasreiniger! (nominative case)

The word Glasreiniger is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Glasreiniger?

How does the declension of Glasreiniger 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 der Glasreiniger die Glasreiniger
Genitive des Glasreinigers der Glasreiniger
Dative dem Glasreiniger den Glasreinigern
Akkusative den Glasreiniger die Glasreiniger

What is the meaning of Glasreiniger in German?

Glasreiniger has various definitions in German:

[1] Means for surface cleaning of glass

[1] Mittel zur Oberflächenreinigung von Glas

[2] Person dealing with the cleaning of glass surfaces

[2] Person, die mit dem Reinigen von Glasflächen befasst ist

How to use Glasreiniger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Glasreiniger with translations in English.

[1] Mit Glasreiniger säuberte die Putzfrau die Fenster im Wohnzimmer.

[1] With glass cleaners cleaned the cleaning lady the windows in the living room

[2] „Dieser Satz, der eigentlich nur eine genaue Wiederholung dessen war, was sie vorher ununterbrochen selbst geflüstert hatten, gefiel den Glasreinigern ganz ausgezeichnet.“[1]

[2] "This sentence, which was actually just a precise repetition of what she had previously whispered uninterruptedly, liked the glass cleaners very excellent kings" [1]

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