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Is it der, die oder das Haselnuss?

DIE

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

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

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 Haselnuss?

How does the declension of Haselnuss 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 Haselnuss die Haselnüsse
Genitive der Haselnuss der Haselnüsse
Dative der Haselnuss den Haselnüssen
Akkusative die Haselnuss die Haselnüsse

What is the meaning of Haselnuss in German?

Haselnuss has various definitions in German:

Botany: a genus of chucking shrubs and trees in the family of birch

[1] Botanik: eine Gattung verholzender Sträucher und Bäume in der Familie der Birkengewächse

[2] Botany: The fruit of the hazelnut of [1]

[2] Botanik: die Frucht der Haselnuss von [1]

How to use Haselnuss in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Haselnuss with translations in English.

[1] „Pollen von Frühblühern wie Haselnuss und Erle fliegen als Folge der Erderwärmung bereits im Januar statt im Februar relativ stark.“[1]

[1] "Pollen of early blossomers such as hazelnut and erle fly as a result of global warming in January instead of relatively strong at February" [1]

[1] „Die neuere Waldgeschichte dieser Region beginnt nach der letzten Eiszeit, vor etwa 12 000 Jahren. Auf den baumlosen Tundren siedelten sich Lichtbaumarten an. Weide, Birke, Kiefer, Haselnuss. Schließlich kam die Eiche zurück.“[2]

[1] "The newer forest history of this region begins after the last ice age, about 12,000 years ago on the trekless Tunren settled on light tree species. Willow, birch, pine, hazelnut. Finally, the oak came back. "[2]

[2] „Die Türkei, hunderte Kilometer entfernt vom Ort des atomaren Super-Gaus in der Ukraine, konnte nur noch hochgradig mit Cäsium verseuchte Haselnüsse liefern.“[3]

[2] "Turkey, hundreds of kilometers away from the town of the atomic Super-Gaus in Ukraine, could only be highly highly supplied with cesium contaminated hazelnuts" [3]

How do you pronounce Haselnuss?

Haselnuss

Pictures or photos of Haselnuss

[1] die Haselnuss als Strauch
[1] die Haselnuss als Strauch
[2] Haselnüsse; Frucht der Hasel
[2] Haselnüsse; Frucht der Hasel

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