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Is it der, die oder das Werkzeug?


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

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

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 Werkzeug?

How does the declension of Werkzeug 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 Werkzeug die Werkzeuge
Genitive des Werkzeuges des Werkzeugs der Werkzeuge
Dative dem Werkzeug dem Werkzeuge den Werkzeugen
Akkusative das Werkzeug die Werkzeuge

What is the meaning of Werkzeug in German?

Werkzeug is defined as:

[1] Technology: General means or device to produce or repair things

[1] Technik: allgemeines Mittel oder Gerät, um Dinge herzustellen oder zu reparieren

How to use Werkzeug in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Werkzeug with translations in English.

[1] Der Hammer ist ein Werkzeug, welches in jedem guten Haushalt vorhanden sein sollte.

[1] The hammer is a tool that should be available in every good household

[1] Die sinnvolle Benutzung eines Werkzeuges unterscheidet den Mensch von Tier.

[1] The sensible use of a tool distinguishes the person from Tiere

[1] Der Handwerker bringt sein eigenes Werkzeug auf die Baustelle.

[1] The craftsman brings his own tool to the construction site

[1] „Werkzeug bedeutete mir viel.“[1]

[1] "Tool meant me in many times" [1]

[1] „Der Mensch ist ein Werkzeuge benutzendes Wesen. Er vermag Werkzeuge zu gebrauchen und zu fertigen; mit ihnen verwandelt er den gigantischen Fels in Staub und formt glühendes Eisen wie weiches Wachs. Nirgends findet man ihn ohne Werkzeuge; ohne Werkzeuge ist er Nichts, mit Werkzeugen vermag er alles.“[2]

[1] “People are a tool to be used. He can use tools and to finish diet with them he transforms the gigantic rock into dust and forms glowing iron like soft wax. Nowhere can it be found without tools; He is nothing without tools, he can do everything with tools. ”[2]

[1] „Als er fertig war, wusch er sein Werkzeug und ging nach Hause, um Abendbrot zu essen.“[3]

[1] "When he was done, he washed his tool and went home to eat dinner" [3]

[1] „Obwohl noch unschlüssig, stellte ich etwas fest, das war alles; voll Anmut sagte sie nun einige Verse zu Ehren des Werkzeugs der Fortpflanzung und des Liebesaktes.“[4]

[1] "Although still undecided, I realized a little, that was all grace, she said some verses in honor of the tool of reproduction and the act of love" [4]

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[1] mehrere Werkzeuge
[1] mehrere Werkzeuge

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