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Is it der, die oder das Schrei?


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

The word Schrei 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 Schrei?

How does the declension of Schrei 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 Schrei die Schreie
Genitive des Schreis des Schreies der Schreie
Dative dem Schrei den Schreien
Akkusative den Schrei die Schreie

What is the meaning of Schrei in German?

Schrei has various definitions in German:

[1] A suddenly emitted, loud reputation in response to external or inner stimuli

[1] ein plötzlich ausgestoßener, lauter Ruf als Reaktion auf äußere oder innere Reize

[2] ask for something or someone

[2] Verlangen nach etwas oder jemandem

How to use Schrei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Schrei with translations in English.

[1] Ein Schrei war zu hören, als wir uns vorsichtig dem dunklen Gebäude näherten.

[1] A scream was heard when we closely approached the dark building

[1] Nur ein kurzer Schrei, und dann das erbärmliche Weinen eines Kindes, durch die Wände gedämpft.

[1] Only a short cry, and then the pitiful cry of a child, damped by the walls

[2] Lila mit grün gestreift ist jetzt der neueste Schrei.

[2] purple with green streaked is now the latest scream

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Pictures or photos of Schrei

[1] ein künstlerisch dargestellter Schrei
[1] ein künstlerisch dargestellter Schrei

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