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Is it der, die oder das Kloster?


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

The word Kloster is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Kloster?

How does the declension of Kloster 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 Kloster die Klöster
Genitive des Klosters der Klöster
Dative dem Kloster den Klöstern
Akkusative das Kloster die Klöster

What is the meaning of Kloster in German?

Kloster is defined as:

[1] Religion: buildings and possibly other buildings in which people (mostly monks or nuns) live together in a lifestyle concentrated on the exercise of their faith

[1] Religion: Gebäude und eventuell weitere Bauwerke, in denen Menschen (meist Mönche oder Nonnen) in einer auf die Ausübung ihres Glaubens konzentrierten Lebensweise abgeschieden zusammenleben

How to use Kloster in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Kloster with translations in English.

[1] Im frühen Mittelalter waren Klöster die Bewahrer der Kultur und Zentren der Bildung.

[1] In the early Middle Ages, monasteries were the keepers of the culture and centers of the education

[1] „Die Richter von Northumbria haben das Kloster großzügig mit Ländereien beschenkt, die Kirche schmücken wertvolle Kreuze und Messgefäße.“

[1] "The judges of Northumbria gave the monastery generously with lands, the church decorate valuable crosses and measurement vessels"

[1] „Klöster und Private unterstützten den bettelnden Landstreicher.“

[1] "Klöster and private supported the begging land string"

[1] „Um nicht jeden Tag den Weg vom Kloster bis zu den Weinbergen zurückzulegen, richteten sich die Donaten, die für das Kloster tätigen Arbeiter, vor Ort häuslich ein.“

[1] "In order not to cover the path from the monastery to the vineyards every day, the donats, the workers working for the monastery, were based on home"

[1] „Am Kloster begrüßt uns Mönch Habte-Giyorgis.“

[1] "Mönch Habte-Giyorgisä welcomes us at the monastery"

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Pictures or photos of Kloster

[1] Kreuzgang eines christlichen Klosters
[1] Kreuzgang eines christlichen Klosters

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