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Is it der, die oder das Haupteingang?


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

The word Haupteingang 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 Haupteingang?

How does the declension of Haupteingang 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 Haupteingang die Haupteingänge
Genitive des Haupteinganges des Haupteingangs der Haupteingänge
Dative dem Haupteingang dem Haupteingange den Haupteingängen
Akkusative den Haupteingang die Haupteingänge

What is the meaning of Haupteingang in German?

Haupteingang is defined as:

[1] most important input, which is mostly on the front of a building

[1] wichtigster Eingang, der sich meist an der Frontseite eines Gebäudes befindet

How to use Haupteingang in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Haupteingang with translations in English.

[1] „Wagner führte uns zu einem Haufen abgeschnittener Tannenzweige in der Nähe des Haupteingangs.“

[1] "Wagner led us to a bunch of cut -off pine branches near the main entrance" "

[1] „Rechts und links neben dem Haupteingang steht je eine offene Hütte.“

[1] "On the right and left of the main entrance there is an open hütteä" "

[1] „Carlos Noriega passierte den Haupteingang des Gebäudes.“

[1] "Carlos Noriega passed the main entrance of the building"

[1] „Damit händigte er Robert die Schlüssel aus, sowohl für den Haupteingang als auch für den geheimen Zugang durch die Falltür.“

[1] "He handed Robert out the keys, both for the main entrance and for the secret access through the case."

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