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Is it der, die oder das Haupt?


The correct article in German of Haupt is das. So it is das Haupt! (nominative case)

The word Haupt is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Haupt?

How does the declension of Haupt 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 das Haupt die Häupter
Genitive des Haupts des Hauptes der Häupter
Dative dem Haupt dem Haupte den Häuptern
Akkusative das Haupt die Häupter

What is the meaning of Haupt in German?

Haupt has various definitions in German:

[1] Lifted up: head

[1] gehoben: Kopf

[2] Person in the top priority of a hierarchy

[2] Person an der obersten Stelle einer Hierarchie

How to use Haupt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Haupt with translations in English.

[1] „O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden…“

[1] "O main full blood and wounds ..."

[1] „Viele Gipfelsammler empfinden sich als Bezwinger der Bergriesen, die sie bestiegen haben. In Heldenpose stellen sie ihren Fuß auf den Gipfelpunkt wie der Großwildjäger auf das Haupt des erlegten Löwen.“

[1] "Many summit collectors perceive themselves as the conquerors of the mountain giants, which they have climbed in hero pose, they place their foot at the summit point like the big game hunter on the head of the lion killed."

[1] Ein Haupt ist ein Kopf, aber ein Hauptbahnhof ist meistens kein Kopfbahnhof.

[1] A head is a head, but a main train station is usually not a headway yard

[2] Er ist das Haupt des Stammes.

[2] He is the head of the tribal

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