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Is it der, die oder das Schutz?


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

The word Schutz 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 Schutz?

How does the declension of Schutz 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 Schutz die Schutze
Genitive des Schutzes der Schutze
Dative dem Schutz dem Schutze den Schutzen
Akkusative den Schutz die Schutze

What is the meaning of Schutz in German?

Schutz has various definitions in German:

[1] Without plural: action, measure, ding, something that improve or guarantee safety, to preserve it from damage

[1] ohne Plural: Handlung, Maßnahme, Ding, etwas, das die Sicherheit verbessern oder garantieren, vor Schaden bewahren soll

[2] Technique: component that is intended to improve the safety of something and prevent damage / thereby

[2] Technik: Bauteil, das einer Verbesserung der Sicherheit von etwas dient und Schäden daran/dadurch verhindern soll

How to use Schutz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Schutz with translations in English.

[1] Die Blauhelm-Soldaten boten der Bevölkerung den notwendigen Schutz.

[1] The blue helmet soldiers offered the population the necessary protection

[1] „Urspüngliche Aufgabe der Polizei war der Schutz der Gesellschaft vor Verkehrsunfällen und vor Verbrechen.“[4]

[1] "Urzual task of the police was the protection of society from traffic accidents and before crimes" [4]

[1] „Das Mainzer Unternehmen Biontech und der US-Pharmariese Pfizer geben an, dass ihr gemeinsam entwickelter Impfstoff einen mehr als 90-prozentigen Schutz vor Covid-19 bietet.“[5]

[1] "The Mainz company BIONTECH and the US pharmaceutical pfizer indicate that its jointly developed vaccine offers more than 90 percent protection against COVID-19" [5]

[1] Sie suchten in einer Berghütte Schutz vor dem drohenden Unwetter.

[1] They searched in a mountain hut protection against the threatening storm

[2] Wir sollten auf der Terrasse einen Schutz anbringen. Ein Sonnensegel oder so was.

[2] We should put a protection at the terrace a sunshine or something.

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