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Is it der, die oder das Hang?


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

The word Hang 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 Hang?

How does the declension of Hang 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 Hang die Hänge
Genitive des Hangs des Hanges der Hänge
Dative dem Hang dem Hange den Hängen
Akkusative den Hang die Hänge

What is the meaning of Hang in German?

Hang has various definitions in German:

[1] Natural form of a embankment, sloping terrain, (southern German) Halde

[1] natürliche Form einer Böschung, abfallendes Gelände, (süddeutsch) Halde

[2] No plural: strong inclination, tendency to something

[2] kein Plural: starke Neigung, Tendenz zu etwas

[3] Sports, gymnastics, no plural: location in which one hangs on rings or at the back

[3] Sport, Turnen, kein Plural: Lage, in der man an Ringen oder am Reck hängt

How to use Hang in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hang with translations in English.

[1] Der alte Senner rutschte den Hang herab.

[1] The old Senner slipped down the slope

[1] „Die südexponierten Hänge des Martberges sind durch ein Mosaik aus Trockengebüschen und Trockenrasen gekennzeichnet.“[2]

[1] "The southward-deposed slopes of the Martberges are characterized by a mosaic of dry bushes and dry grasses" [2]

[1] „Der in Frage kommende Teil des Hanges konnte nur jener sein, in dem das oberste Quellbecken lag.“[3]

[1] "The part of the slope in question could only be those in which the supreme spring basin was" [3]

[1] „Er legt den Gang ein und fährt rückwärts den Hang hinauf.“[4]

[1] "He puts on the gear and drives backwards down the slope" [4]

[1] „Die Hänge am östlichen Ufer waren befestigt und wurden von den Russen gehalten, in den Uferbüschen standen ihre Scharfschützen.“[5]

[1] "The slopes on the eastern shores were attached and were held by the Russians, in the shore bushes stood their sniper." [5]

[2] Melissa hat einen Hang zur Theatralik.

[2] Melissa has a slope to Theatricalm

[2] „Ein jeder Jüngling hat nun mal / 'nen Hang zum Küchenpersonal.“[6]

[2] "One of each young man has a hillside to the kitchen staff" [6]

[3] Der Turner geht vom Hang in die Stütz.

[3] The gymnast goes from the slope into the support

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Pictures or photos of Hang

[1] Hang vor Bergen
[1] Hang vor Bergen

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