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Is it der, die oder das Glöckner?


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

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

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 Glöckner?

How does the declension of Glöckner 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 Glöckner die Glöckner
Genitive des Glöckners der Glöckner
Dative dem Glöckner den Glöcknern
Akkusative den Glöckner die Glöckner

What is the meaning of Glöckner in German?

Glöckner is defined as:

[1] Person whose task it is to make a hedge -hitting ringing instrument hung in or in churches to sound by moving

[1] Person, deren Aufgabe es ist, ein in oder an Kirchen aufgehängtes Läuteinstrument durch Bewegen zum Klingen zu bringen

How to use Glöckner in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Glöckner with translations in English.

[1] Der Beruf des Glöckners ist heute so gut wie ausgestorben.

[1] The profession of the bell is almost extinct today

[1] „Die Menschen, die ich mit meiner Großmutter aufsuchte, wie die Melkotsleute und Bjarni, der Glöckner, hatten keine Kinder, und meine Großmutter hatte alle ihre Kinder verloren.“

[1] "The people I searched with my grandmother, like the Melkotsmeuer and Bjarni, the bell, had no children, and my grandmother had lost all of her children"

[1] „Gregor war 1858 zur Welt gekommen, und bereits mit zwölf Jahren hatte er begonnen, dem alten Glöckner in der Kirche zu helfen.“

[1] "Gregor was born in 1858, and at the age of twelve he had already started to help the old bell in the church"

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Pictures or photos of Glöckner

[1] ein Glöckner bei seiner Arbeit
[1] ein Glöckner bei seiner Arbeit

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