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Is it der, die oder das Hunger?


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

The word Hunger 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 Hunger?

How does the declension of Hunger 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 Hunger
Genitive des Hungers
Dative dem Hunger
Akkusative den Hunger

What is the meaning of Hunger in German?

Hunger has various definitions in German:

[1] Desire for food

[1] Verlangen nach Essen

[2] Transferred: The desire for food comparable to eating

[2] übertragen: dem Verlangen nach Essen vergleichbares Verlangen

How to use Hunger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hunger with translations in English.

[1] Mama, ich habe Hunger!

[1] Mom, I am hungry

[1] „Der Hunger ist das Dienstmädchen des Genies“.

[1] "Hunger is the maid of the genius"

[1] Fast sechs Millionen Kinder sterben jedes Jahr vor Hunger.

[1] Almost six million children die every year before hunger

[1] „Der Hunger setzte ihm zu.“

[1] "Hunger put him too" "

[1] „Hunger herrschte überall, abends gab es wegen der stundenweisen Stromsperren kein Licht, und es war eiskalt.“

[1] "Hunger prevailed everywhere, in the evening there was no light due to the hourly streams, and it was ice -cold" "

[2] Der Hunger nach Energie wächst weltweit – während die Ressourcen schrumpfen und sich die Erde erwärmt.

[2] Hunger for energy is growing worldwide - while the resources shrink and the earth warms up

[2] Frühere Bilder des Knaben oder Jünglings platzieren die Finger steif auf Tasten und ermangeln jedes Gesichtsausdrucks, der unseren Hunger nach Nähe zu IHM stillen könnte.

[2] Earlier pictures of the boy or young man place their fingers stiff on keys and lack any facial expression that could breastfeed our hunger for closeness to him

[2] Eines ist beiden Lösungen gemein: Der Hunger nach Netzwerk-Bandbreite.

[2] One thing is common for both solutions: the hunger for network bandwidth

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Pictures or photos of Hunger

[1] Wer Hunger hat, muss essen!
[1] Wer Hunger hat, muss essen!

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