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Is it der, die oder das Teich?


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

The word Teich 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 Teich?

How does the declension of Teich 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 Teich die Teiche
Genitive des Teiches des Teichs der Teiche
Dative dem Teich dem Teiche den Teichen
Akkusative den Teich die Teiche

What is the meaning of Teich in German?

Teich is defined as:

[1] small lake; small standing water

[1] kleiner See; kleines stehendes Gewässer

How to use Teich in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Teich with translations in English.

[1] Wir haben in unserem Teich dieses Jahr wieder zwei Frösche.

[1] We have two frogs in our pond again this year

[1] „Die Chauffeure fuhren die schweren, olivgrünen Wagen um den Teich herum und parkten sie ausgerichtet nebeneinander.“[2]

[1] "The chauffeurs drove the heavy, olive-green cars around the pond and parked them next to each other." [2]

[1] „Wir gingen zum Teich, ohne ein Wort zu reden.“[3]

[1] "We went to the pond without saying a word." [3]

[1] „Es war nicht so leicht herauszubekommen, wem der Teich gehörte und wem die Enten, die im Teich schwammen.“[4]

[1] "It was not so easy to find out who owned the pond and who owned the ducks that were swimming in the pond." [4]

[1] „Der goldrote Himmel spiegelte sich in der Oberfläche des Teichs, und die schwarzen Stämme der Zypressen schnitten durch das Goldrot.“[5]

[1] "The golden-red sky was reflected in the surface of the pond, and the black trunks of the cypress trees cut through the golden-red." [5]

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