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Is it der, die oder das Hauch?


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

The word Hauch is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

The plural is relatively rare

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 Hauch?

How does the declension of Hauch 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 Hauch die Hauche
Genitive des Hauchs des Hauches der Hauche
Dative dem Hauch dem Hauche den Hauchen
Akkusative den Hauch die Hauche

What is the meaning of Hauch in German?

Hauch has various definitions in German:

[1] Weak breath

[1] schwacher Atem

[2] Visible breath

[2] sichtbarer Atem

[3] Light draft

[3] leichter Luftzug

[4] thin layer

[4] dünne Schicht

[5] Light, weak appearance

[5] leichter, schwacher Anschein

[6] Low measure

[6] geringes Maß

How to use Hauch in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hauch with translations in English.

[1] Sein Atem war nur noch als Hauch wahrnehmbar.

[1] His breath was only perceived as a touch

[1] „Ich spüre den warmen aasigen Hauch aus seinen Nüstern.“

[1] "I feel the warm aasige touch from his nüsterne"

[2] Durch den Frost stand ihm ein deutlicher Hauch vor dem Mund.

[2] Due to the frost, he had a clear touch in front of the mouth

[3] Durch das Haus wehte ein leichter Hauch.

[3] A light touch blew through the house

[4] Auf dem Blech hatte sich ein Hauch von Kondenswasser gebildet.

[4] A touch of condensation had formed on the sheet

[5] Die Gesellschaft vermittelte einen Hauch von Exklusivität.

[5] Society conveyed a touch of exclusivity

[6] Er hatte nicht den Hauch einer Chance auf den Sieg.

[6] He had no chance of the victory

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