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Is it der, die oder das Hauptschule?


The correct article in German of Hauptschule is die. So it is die Hauptschule! (nominative case)

The word Hauptschule is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Hauptschule?

How does the declension of Hauptschule 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 die Hauptschule die Hauptschulen
Genitive der Hauptschule der Hauptschulen
Dative der Hauptschule den Hauptschulen
Akkusative die Hauptschule die Hauptschulen

What is the meaning of Hauptschule in German?

Hauptschule has various definitions in German:

[1] In Germany: A general education school subsequently and further education

[1] in Deutschland: eine an die Grundschule anschließende und weiterführende allgemeinbildende Schule

[2] In Austria: A general education, four -stage compulsory school, which is subsequent to the 4,000 school level

[2] in Österreich: eine an die 4. Schulstufe anschließende, allgemeinbildende, vierstufige Pflichtschule

[3] In Switzerland: The continuation of the primary school

[3] in der Schweiz: die Fortsetzung der Primarschule

How to use Hauptschule in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hauptschule with translations in English.

[1] „Im Zweifel werden Einwandererkinder auf die Hauptschule geschickt, obwohl sie es auch auf der Realschule oder auf dem Gymnasium schaffen könnten.“

[1] "In doubt, immigrant children are sent to the secondary school, although they could also make it at the junior high school or at the high school"

[1] „Sogar vor der Hauptschule war er davongelaufen.“

[1] "Even in front of the secondary school he was down"

[1] „Stand eine Klassenfahrt an, meldete die Mutter Udo in der Hauptschule krank.“

[1] "Stoped a school trip, the mother Udo reported in the Health School" "

[1–3] Auf der Hauptschule ist immer der Teufel los.

[1–3] The devil is always on the secondary school

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Pictures or photos of Hauptschule

[1] eine Hauptschule in Neukölln
[1] eine Hauptschule in Neukölln

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