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Is it der, die oder das Halsband?


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

The word Halsband is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Halsband?

How does the declension of Halsband 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 Halsband die Halsbänder
Genitive des Halsbandes des Halsbands der Halsbänder
Dative dem Halsband dem Halsbande den Halsbändern
Akkusative das Halsband die Halsbänder

What is the meaning of Halsband in German?

Halsband is defined as:

[1] a ribbon that is placed or tied around the neck

[1] ein Band, welches um den Hals gelegt oder gebunden ist

[1a] in humans, mostly for decorative purposes

[1a] bei Menschen, meist zu Schmuckzwecken

[1b] in animals for identification, tying up or to attach a leash to it

[1b] bei Tieren zur Erkennung, Fesselung oder um eine Leine daran zu befestigen

How to use Halsband in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Halsband with translations in English.

[1a] Zu Weihnachten schenkt er seiner Freundin ein samtenes Halsband.

[1a] For Christmas he gives his girlfriend a velvet collar.

[1b] „Er rief seinen Hund zu sich, an dessen Halsband ein klingelndes Glöckchen hin und her schwang.“[1]

[1b] "He called his dog to him, on whose collar a ringing bell was swinging back and forth." [1]

[1b] „Das Halteseil war eine leichte Kette, die am Halsband des Racoons befestigt war und in einer Schleife an einem verzinkten Pfosten endete, der in die Erde gerammt war.“[2]

[1b] "The tether was a light chain that was attached to the racoon's collar and ended in a loop at a galvanized post that was rammed into the ground." [2]

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[1b] Halsband eines Hundes
[1b] Halsband eines Hundes

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