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Is it der, die oder das Harzer?


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

The word Harzer 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 Harzer?

How does the declension of Harzer 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 Harzer die Harzer
Genitive des Harzers der Harzer
Dative dem Harzer den Harzern
Akkusative den Harzer die Harzer

What is the meaning of Harzer in German?

Harzer has various definitions in German:

[1] Someone who lives in the Harz Mountains who is born in the Harz

[1] jemand, der im Harz wohnt, der im Harz geboren ist, von dort stammt

[2] Gastronomy: Lean milk cheese, short for: Harzer Roller [2]

[2] Gastronomie: Käse aus Magermilch, kurz für: Harzer Roller[2]

How to use Harzer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Harzer with translations in English.

[1] Viele Harzer haben früher im Bergbau gearbeitet.

[1] Many Harzer used to work in mining

[2] Harzer kann man gut mit Zwiebelringen servieren und einem trockenen Weißwein.

[2] Harzer can be served well with onion rings and a dry white wine

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Pictures or photos of Harzer

[2] Harzer - Harzer Thekentaler und Korbkäse
[2] Harzer - Harzer Thekentaler und Korbkäse

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