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Is it der, die oder das Haarbürste?


The correct article in German of Haarbürste is die. So it is die Haarbürste! (nominative case)

The word Haarbürste is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Haarbürste?

How does the declension of Haarbürste 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 die Haarbürste die Haarbürsten
Genitive der Haarbürste der Haarbürsten
Dative der Haarbürste den Haarbürsten
Akkusative die Haarbürste die Haarbürsten

What is the meaning of Haarbürste in German?

Haarbürste is defined as:

[1] brush for hair care

[1] Bürste für die Haarpflege

How to use Haarbürste in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Haarbürste with translations in English.

[1] „Hinter dem Fahrersitz hängt ein geflochtener Strohkorb mit Haarbürste, Bodylotion, einer Zahnbürste und drei Tiegeln Kosmetika.“[1]

[1] "Behind the driver's seat there is a braided straw basket with hair brush, body lotion, a toothbrush and three ties cosmetics" [1]

[1] „Sie sollen Haarknoten entwirren, für schönen Glanz sorgen und die Durchblutung der Kopfhaut anregen. Doch welche Haarbürste ist wirklich gut?“[2]

[1] "They are supposed to uninvangle hair nodes, cause a nice shine and the blood circulation of the scalp, but which hair brush is really good" [2]

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