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Is it der, die oder das Hauptgewinn?


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

The word Hauptgewinn 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 Hauptgewinn?

How does the declension of Hauptgewinn 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 Hauptgewinn die Hauptgewinne
Genitive des Hauptgewinnes des Hauptgewinns der Hauptgewinne
Dative dem Hauptgewinn dem Hauptgewinne den Hauptgewinnen
Akkusative den Hauptgewinn die Hauptgewinne

What is the meaning of Hauptgewinn in German?

Hauptgewinn is defined as:

[1] Highly possible profit that can be achieved by participating in a gambling

[1] höchstmöglicher Gewinn, den man durch Teilnahme an einem Glücksspiel erreichen kann

How to use Hauptgewinn in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hauptgewinn with translations in English.

[1] Der Hauptgewinn des Preisrätsels war eine Mittelmeerkreuzfahrt.

[1] The main prize of the price puzzle was a Mediterranean cruise

[1] „Drei Teilnehmer der Lotterie Powerball aus den US-Bundesstaaten Kalifornien, Florida und Tennessee teilen sich den Hauptgewinn von insgesamt knapp 1,6 Milliarden Dollar (1,47 Milliarden Euro), wie die Lotteriegesellschaft am Donnerstag mitteilte.“

[1] "Three participants in the Powerball lottery from the US states of California, Florida and Tennessee share the main prize of almost $ 1.6 billion ($ 1.47 billion), as the lottery company announced on Thursday" "

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