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Is it der, die oder das Hauptwort?

DAS

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

The word Hauptwort 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 Hauptwort?

How does the declension of Hauptwort 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 Hauptwort die Hauptwörter
Genitive des Hauptworts des Hauptwortes der Hauptwörter
Dative dem Hauptwort dem Hauptworte den Hauptwörtern
Akkusative das Hauptwort die Hauptwörter

What is the meaning of Hauptwort in German?

Hauptwort is defined as:

[1] Linguistics: German name for noun or nouns word type, which denotes a certain object or a specific person who has existed or existed in space and time or the spirit of the spirit. The words of these speech are according to case and numerus, but not after genus.

[1] Linguistik: deutsche Bezeichnung für Nomen bzw. Substantiv; Wortart, die ein bestimmtes Objekt oder eine bestimmte Person bezeichnet, welche in Raum und Zeit oder der Geisteswelt existiert oder existiert hat. Die Wörter dieser Wortart sind nach Kasus und Numerus, nicht aber nach Genus deklinierbar.

How to use Hauptwort in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hauptwort with translations in English.

[1] Hauptwörter werden im Deutschen großgeschrieben.

[1] Main words are capitalized in German

[1] „Auto“, „Fluss“, „Stuhl“ sind Hauptwörter.

[1] "Auto", "River", "Chair" are the main word

[1] „Obendrein hat man das Dingwort Hauptwort getauft und ihm damit einen Rang verliehen, der ihm nicht zukommt - Gottsched war der Urheber dieses Schildbürgerstreichs.“

[1] "On top of that, the ding word was christened the main word and gave it a rank that would not come to him - Gottsched was the author of this Schildbürgerstreicht" "

[1] „Die Merkmale, nach denen Hauptwort (Substantiv), Eigenschaftswort (Adjektiv), Fürwort (Pronomen), Zahlwort (Numerale), Tätigkeits- oder Zeitwort (Verbum), Umstandswort (Adverbium), Verhältniswort (Präposition) und Bindewort (Konjunktion) unterschieden werden, sind teils solche der Form, teils solche der Leistung.“

[1] "The characteristics according to which the main word (substantive), property word (adjective), pronoun, number word (numerals), activity or time word (verb), circumstance (adverb), proportion word (preposition) and binding word (conjunction ), partly those of the form, partly those of the service ""

[1] „In dieser Zeit entstehen wenige konkrete Hauptwörter, eher abstrakte von Zeitwörtern abgeleitete Hauptwörter.“

[1] "During this time, few concrete main words arise, rather abstract of time words derived from time words"

[1] „Es tauchen ja immer dieselben Hauptwörter auf, ohne komplizierte Nebensätze oder Begründungen.“

[1] "The same main words always appear, without complicated subordinate clauses or justifications"

[1] „Ich blieb den Hauptwörtern treu.“

[1] "I stayed the main words in Treue"

How do you pronounce Hauptwort?

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