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Is it der, die oder das Haushalt?


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

The word Haushalt is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Haushalt?

How does the declension of Haushalt 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 Haushalt die Haushalte
Genitive des Haushaltes des Haushalts der Haushalte
Dative dem Haushalt dem Haushalte den Haushalten
Akkusative den Haushalt die Haushalte

What is the meaning of Haushalt in German?

Haushalt is defined as:

[1] Total income and expenditure

[1] Gesamtheit von Einnahmen und Ausgaben

[a] a group of cohabitants

[a] einer Gruppe Zusammenlebender

[B] of a company, an institution or corporation

[b] eines Unternehmens, einer Institution oder Körperschaft

How to use Haushalt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Haushalt with translations in English.

[1] Der Haushalt des Betriebes geriet in Schieflage.

[1] The company's budget got into trouble.

[2] Zu unserem Haushalt gehören fünf Personen.

[2] There are five people in our household.

[2] „Zwei Blockheizkraftwerke wandeln das Biogas in Strom um; die Menge reicht aus, um rund 4000 Haushalte permanent zu versorgen.“[2]

[2] "Two combined heat-fired power plants convert the biogas into electricity of the amount is sufficient to permanently supply around 4,000 households." [2]

[2] „Verbrennungen gehören zu den häufigen Unfällen im Haushalt.“[3]

[2] "Burning is one of the most common accidents in the home."[3]

[2] „Die Straße der schwarzen Schwestern sah aus wie eine von allen Familienmitgliedern verachtete kinderlose Frau im Haushalt eines Polygamisten.“[4]

[2] "The road of black sisters looked like a childless woman despised by all family members in the household of a polygamist k" [4]

[2] „Jeder Haushalt besitzt zwei oder drei Fahrzeuge.“[5]

[2] "Every household has two or three vehicles" [5]

[3] „Das bisschen Haushalt macht sich von allein - Sagt mein Mann“[6]

[3] "The bit of housekeeping that takes care of itself - says my husband"[6]

[3] „Das meiste im Haushalt erledigen sie zusammen, vom Einkaufen und Kochen bis hin zu Angelausflügen mit dem Boot.“[7]

[3] "They do most of the household chores together, from shopping and cooking to fishing trips by boat."[7]

[3] „Dreimal waren sie zusammen in Feldafing, mein Vater hatte seine Geliebte einfach als Putzhilfe ausgegeben und als unabkömmlich für seinen Haushalt eingestuft.“[8]

[3] "They were together in Feldafing three times, my father had simply passed off his lover as a cleaning help and classified her as indispensable for his household."[8]

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