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Is it der, die oder das Hauptschulabschluss?


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

The word Hauptschulabschluss 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 Hauptschulabschluss?

How does the declension of Hauptschulabschluss 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 Hauptschulabschluss die Hauptschulabschlüsse
Genitive des Hauptschulabschlusses der Hauptschulabschlüsse
Dative dem Hauptschulabschluss dem Hauptschulabschlusse den Hauptschulabschlüssen
Akkusative den Hauptschulabschluss die Hauptschulabschlüsse

What is the meaning of Hauptschulabschluss in German?

Hauptschulabschluss is defined as:

[1] School graduation, which is awarded to successful graduates of the secondary school or the middle school in Germany

[1] Schulabschluss, der in Deutschland an erfolgreiche Absolventen der Hauptschule oder der Mittelstufe weitergehender Schulen vergeben wird

How to use Hauptschulabschluss in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hauptschulabschluss with translations in English.

[1] Nachdem ich meinen Hauptschulabschluss gemacht hatte, fing ich eine Lehre in einer KFZ-Werkstatt an.

[1] After I had completed my secondary school, I started an apprenticeship in a motor vehicle workshop

[1] „Das Stuttgarter Landgericht urteilt über einen Hochstapler, der es mit Hauptschulabschluss bis an den Operationstisch schaffte.“

[1] "The Stuttgart Regional Court judges a high forklift, which it is created with a secondary school leaving certificate to the operating table"

[1] „Der Mutter gelang es, Udo nach dem Hauptschulabschluss in einem Baugeschäft unterzubringen.“

[1] "The mother managed to accommodate Udo in a construction business after the secondary school leaving certificate"

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