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Is it der, die oder das Hausflur?


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

The word Hausflur 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 Hausflur?

How does the declension of Hausflur 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 Hausflur die Hausflure
Genitive des Hausflurs des Hausflures der Hausflure
Dative dem Hausflur dem Hausflure den Hausfluren
Akkusative den Hausflur die Hausflure

What is the meaning of Hausflur in German?

Hausflur is defined as:

[1] space between the house entrance and staircase or between the front door and living area

[1] Raum zwischen Hauseingang und Treppenhaus oder zwischen Haustür und Wohnbereich

How to use Hausflur in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hausflur with translations in English.

[1] „Wir gingen dann zu dritt (Luise ging nicht mit) in den Hausflur und einen Stock höher, und Reinhold schloß die Wohnung auf, in der Papa und Mama einmal gewohnt hatten.“

[1] "We then went to three (Luise did not go) into the hallway and one stick higher, and Reinhold opened the apartment in which dad and mom had once lived"

[1] „An der Chausseestraßen-Ecke ist ein Zeitungsstand im Hausflur, da stehen welche, quasseln.“

[1] "There is a newspaper stand in the hallway on the Chausseest road corner, there are some, quumpth"

[1] „Im Hausflur unseres Vorderhauses zum Beispiel gibt es schwarze Löcher, in denen sich Materie in Antimaterie verwandelt.“

[1] "In the hallway of our front building, for example, there are black holes in which matter turns into antimatter"

[1] „Immer konnten sie unbehelligt über die Hausflure zu den Dachböden durchmarschieren.“

[1] "They could always go through the hallway to the attics"

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