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Is it der, die oder das Wohnzimmer?


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

The word Wohnzimmer 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 Wohnzimmer?

How does the declension of Wohnzimmer 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 Wohnzimmer die Wohnzimmer
Genitive des Wohnzimmers der Wohnzimmer
Dative dem Wohnzimmer den Wohnzimmern
Akkusative das Wohnzimmer die Wohnzimmer

What is the meaning of Wohnzimmer in German?

Wohnzimmer has various definitions in German:

[1] room in a house or apartment, which is intended for the stay of persons in the day

[1] Raum in einem Haus oder einer Wohnung, der für den Aufenthalt von Personen am Tag bestimmt ist

[2] Establishment of a living room [1]

[2] Einrichtung eines Wohnzimmers[1]

How to use Wohnzimmer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Wohnzimmer with translations in English.

[1] Das Wohnzimmer ist meist der größte Wohnraum.

[1] The living room is usually the largest living space.

[1] „Er stand auf, ließ Hugo und mich im Arbeitszimmer zurück und ging ins Wohnzimmer, wo er sich einen Whiskey aus der Hausbar einschenken würde, einen großen.“[1]

[1] "He got up, left Hugo and me in the study and went into the living room, where he would pour himself a whiskey from the bar, a large one."[1]

[1] „Morell saß, an einem Glas Brandy nippend, in dem warmen Wohnzimmer in Westminster, dem seine Frau eine echt weibliche Note gegeben hatte.“[2]

[1] "Morell sat sipping a glass of brandy in the warm living room in Westminster which his wife had given a truly feminine touch."[2]

[1] „Sie rannte mit wehender Pelerine ins Wohnzimmer und warf Aschenbecher unter das Klavier.“[3]

[1] "She ran with waving pelerins into the living room and threw ashtray under the piano" [3]

[1] „Neben ihrer Schlafcouch im Wohnzimmer hängt ein Wandteppich mit einer idyllischen Waldszene.“[4]

[1] "Beside her sofa bed in the living room there is a tapestry with an idyllic forest scene."[4]

[1] „Er beobachtete den unten schmiedeeisernen, oben grüngekachelten Ofen im Wohnzimmer wie ein widerspenstiges, gefährliches Biest.“[5]

[1] "He watched the wrought-iron stove in the living room, below, green-tiled above, like a stubborn, dangerous beast."[5]

[2] Wir haben uns endlich entschlossen, ein neues Wohnzimmer zu kaufen.

[2] We finally decided to buy a new living room

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Pictures or photos of Wohnzimmer

[1] ein typisch eingerichtetes Wohnzimmer (Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts)
[1] ein typisch eingerichtetes Wohnzimmer (Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts)

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