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Is it der, die oder das Handschuh?


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

The word Handschuh 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 Handschuh?

How does the declension of Handschuh 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 Handschuh die Handschuhe
Genitive des Handschuhes des Handschuhs der Handschuhe
Dative dem Handschuh dem Handschuhe den Handschuhen
Akkusative den Handschuh die Handschuhe

What is the meaning of Handschuh in German?

Handschuh is defined as:

[1] Clothing: Garment that covers, warms or protects hands and fingers; made of a wide variety of materials, for example leather, wool, metal, satin and for a wide variety of purposes, for example as work gloves or ball gloves

[1] Kleidung: Kleidungsstück, das Hand und Finger bedeckt, wärmt oder schützt; aus den verschiedensten Materialien, zum Beispiel Leder, Wolle, Metall, Satin und für die verschiedensten Zwecke, zum Beispiel als Arbeitshandschuhe oder Ballhandschuhe

How to use Handschuh in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Handschuh with translations in English.

[1] Zieh dir lieber Handschuhe an, es ist kalt draußen.

[1] Better put on gloves, it's cold outside.

[1] Jetzt habe ich schon wieder meine Handschuhe liegen lassen.

[1] Now I've already left my gloves behind .

[1] „Da fällt von des Altans Rand | Ein Handschuh von schöner Hand | Zwischen den Tiger und den Leun | Mitten hinein.“[2]

[1] “There falls from the edge of the balcony |

[1] Ihre Handschuhe passen farblich perfekt zu ihrem Kleid.

[1] The color of your gloves is a perfect match for your dress.

[1] Küsst ein Herr die Hand einer Dame, so darf diese ihre Handschuhe anbehalten.

[1] If a gentleman kisses the hand of a lady, she may keep her gloves on

[1] „Da lag der Handschuh am Straßenrand im Schneematsch.“[3]

[1] “The glove was lying on the roadside in the slush” [3]

[1] „Missmutig tasten sie uns mit Handschuhen ab und bedeuten uns, dass wir weitergehen können.“[4]

[1] "Sullenly, they feel us with gloves and tell us that we can go on ." [4]

[1] „Ohne Handschuhe konnte sie vom Handschweiß beschmutzt werden.“[5]

[1] "Without gloves, she could be soiled by hand sweat." [5]

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Pictures or photos of Handschuh

[1] gestrickte Fingerhandschuhe
[1] gestrickte Fingerhandschuhe
[1] Abendhandschuhe aus Satin
[1] Abendhandschuhe aus Satin

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