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Is it der, die oder das Handgranate?


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

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

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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 Handgranate?

How does the declension of Handgranate 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 Handgranate die Handgranaten
Genitive der Handgranate der Handgranaten
Dative der Handgranate den Handgranaten
Akkusative die Handgranate die Handgranaten

What is the meaning of Handgranate in German?

Handgranate is defined as:

[1] Military: Metal hollow body filled with a explosive load and a time or impact ignorer, which is thrown by hand

[1] Militär: mit einer Sprengladung gefüllter und einem Zeit- oder Aufschlagzünder versehener Metallhohlkörper, welcher mit der Hand geworfen wird

How to use Handgranate in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Handgranate with translations in English.

[1] Bis zu zehn bewaffnete Extremisten hätten das Büro gestürmt, das Feuer eröffnet und eine Handgranate gezündet.

[1] Up to ten armed extremists would have stormed the office, opened the fire and found a hand grenade

[1] „Was eine Handgranate ist, wissen sie zwar, aber von Deckung haben sie wenig Ahnung, vor allen Dingen haben sie keinen Blick dafür.“

[1] "You know what a hand grenade is, but you have little idea of ​​cover, above all you have no look for it"

[1] „Sie hängten sich die Karabiner um, schulterten die Panzerfäuste, nahmen die Kisten mit Munition und Handgranaten auf und bewegten sich in der einzigen Gangart, die das Gewicht der Waffen erlaubte…“

[1] "They hung up the carabiners, shouldered the armor fists, took up the boxes with ammunition and hand grenades and moved in the only gait that allowed the weight of the weapons ..."

[1] „Er wollte hinrennen und eine Handgranate in den Bunker schmeißen.“

[1] "He wanted to run down and throw a hand grenade into the bunker"

How do you pronounce Handgranate?

Handgranate (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Handgranate

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