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Is it der, die oder das Labor?


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

The word Labor 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 Labor?

How does the declension of Labor 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative das Labor die Labore die Labors
Genitive des Labors der Labore der Labors
Dative dem Labor den Laboren den Labors
Akkusative das Labor die Labore die Labors

What is the meaning of Labor in German?

Labor is defined as:

[1] Research, science: spatiality or institution in which scientific studies, analyzes and tests are carried out

[1] Forschung, Wissenschaft: Räumlichkeit oder Einrichtung, in der wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen, Analysen und Versuche durchgeführt werden

How to use Labor in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Labor with translations in English.

[1] Die Arbeit im Labor war erfolgreich.

The work in the laboratory was successful

[1] „Das Laboratorium ist kein modernes Labor aus Glas, mit Sauberkeit, Helle und Luft, es ist ein Spelunkenwinkel eines tüterigen Erfinders, der in einem Wust von Geräten, Ideen, Schutt und Schmutz ertrinkt.“

[1] "The laboratory is not a modern glass laboratory, with cleanliness, light and air, it is a spunk -spunk angle of a terty inventor that drives up in a joke of devices, ideas, rubble and dirt"

[1] „Das Labor wurde zum Reinraum deklariert, der nur in kompletter Vermummung betreten werden durfte.“

[1] "The laboratory was declared a clean room, which could only be entered in complete masking"

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