das

I best. Art. the; das Gute the good; das Laufen running; das Fernsehen television; das eine ist falsch, das andere richtig one is wrong, the other (one) is right; das Tier (alle Tiere) the animal kingdom; das Vorkriegsdeutschland pre-war Germany; ich wusch mir das Gesicht I washed my face; zwei Euro das Kilo two euros a kilo
II Dem. Pron. that, this, those Pl.; das ist der neue Chef that’s the new boss; das sind meine Bücher those are my books; das da that one (there); das war ich that was me; das, was er sagt what he says; das ist es ja! that’s just it (oder the point)!; sie wurde gelobt, auch das noch! that’s all I need, that tops the lot!; und das mit Recht and quite right too, Am. auch and how! umg.; nur das nicht! anything but that!
III Rel. Pron. bei Personen: who (Nom.) whom (Akk) bei Sachen: which; das Kind, das ich meine the child I’m referring to; das Erste, das ich tat the first thing I did; das Haus, das abgerissen wird the house which (Am. meist that) is being demolished; der
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the (Artikel)
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dạs [das] [das] See: der
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1) ((used in place of a word, phrase etc previously used, or something previously stated) as already indicated: `Are you really leaving your job?' `Yes, I've already told you / said so'; `Is she arriving tomorrow?' `Yes, I hope so'; If you haven't read the notice, please do so now; `Is that so (= true)?' `Yes, it's really so'; `Was your father angry?' `Yes, even more so than I was expecting - in fact, so much so that he refused to speak to me all day!) so
2) (used for a thing etc or a person nearby or close in time: Read this - you'll like it; This is my friend John Smith.) this
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das
[das]
I. art def, nom und akk sing nt
1. (allgemein) the
\das Buch/Haus/Schiff the book/house/ship
2. (bei Körperteilen)
er hob \das Bein he lifted his leg
sich dat \das Genick brechen to break one's neck
sich dat \das Gesicht waschen to wash one's face
3. (bei Abstrakta)
\das Glück/Leben/Schicksal happiness/life/fate
4. (bei allgemeinen Stoffen)
der wichtigste Export ist \das Gold/Öl the key export is gold/oil; (bei spezifischen Stoffen) the
\das Holz dieses Stuhls ist morsch the wood in this chair is rotten
\das Foto/Model des Jahres the photo/model of the year
es ist \das Geschenk für Oma! it's just the present for grandma!
6. (bei Eigennamen)
\das Tessin Ticino
\das Deutschland der 60er Jahre Germany in the sixties
\das tägliche Brot one's daily bread
der Traktor ersetzte \das Pferd the tractor replaced the horse
8. (nach Angaben)
10 Euro \das Stück €10 apiece [or each
9. (vor Substantiviertem)
\das Arbeiten in einer Fabrik working in a factory
\das Ärgerliche/Gute what is annoying/good
\das Schlimme ist, ... the bad news is ...
\das Schöne an ihr the nice thing about her
II. pron dem, nom und akk sing nt
1. attr, betont
\das Kind war es! it was that child!
\das Kleid trägt sie morgen she'll be wearing that dress [or that dress she'll be wearing] tomorrow
\das Buch/Haus/Schiff da that book/house/ship [there]
\das Buch/Haus/Schiff hier this book/house/ship [here]
\das Buch muss man gelesen haben! that's a book you have to read!
er behauptet, \das und \das Tier gezüchtet zu haben he claims to have bred such and such an animal
\das ist doch Unsinn! that's nonsense!
was ist denn \das? (fam) what on earth is that/this?
\das da that one [there]
\das da oben ist eine Haufenwolke that [thing] up there is a cumulus
\das hier this one [here]
\das und \das such and such
\das mit den Streifen that/this one with the stripes
ach das! (pej) oh that!
4. (wiederholend)
das Baby, \das ist so süß! the baby is so sweet!
mein altes Auto? \das hab ich längst verkauft my old car? I sold it [or that] ages ago
das Biest, \das! the beast!
\das, was noch kommen wird that which is to come
sie ist enttäuscht, und \das mit Recht she's disappointed, and she has every right to be
auch \das noch! (fam) as if I didn't have enough problems!
5. (fam: ersetzt Pronomen)
mein Fahrrad quietscht, \das braucht bestimmt Öl my bike's squeaking, it must need oiling
das Mädchen kommt wieder, \das ist ein Prachtstück! the girl will be here again, she's a real beauty!
III. pron rel, nom und akk sing nt that; (Person a.) who/whom form; (Gegenstand, Tier a.) which
ich hörte/sah ein Auto, \das um die Ecke fuhr I heard/saw a car driving around the corner
das Mädchen, \das gut singen kann, ... (einschränkend) the girl who [or that] can sing well ...; (nicht einschränkend) the girl, who can sing well, ...
das Buch, \das letztes Jahr erschienen ist, ... (einschränkend) the book that [or which] was published last year ...; (nicht einschränkend) the book, which was published last year, ...
das Mädchen, \das der Lehrer anspricht, ... (einschränkend) the girl [who [or that]] the teacher is talking to ..., the girl to whom the teacher is talking ... form; (nicht einschränkend) the girl, who the teacher is talking to, ..., the girl, to whom the teacher is talking, ... form
das Bild, \das alle betrachten, ... (einschränkend) the picture [that [or which]] everyone is looking at ..., the picture at which everyone is looking ... form; (nicht einschränkend) the picture, which everyone is looking at, ..., the picture, at which everyone is looking, ... form; s.a. der, die
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1.
bestimmter Artikel Nom. u. Akk. the

das Leben im Dschungel — life in the jungle

das Weihnachtsfest — Christmas

das Laufen fällt ihm schwer — walking is difficult for him

2.
Demonstrativpronomen
1) attr

das Kind war es — it was 'that child

2) allein stehend

das [da] — that one

das [hier] — this one [here]

das mit dem blonden Haar — the one with the fair hair

3.
Relativpronomen (Mensch) who; that; (Sache, Tier) which; that

das Mädchen, das da drüben entlanggeht — the girl walking along over there

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das
A. best art the;
das Gute the good;
das Laufen running;
das Fernsehen television;
das eine ist falsch, das andere richtig one is wrong, the other (one) is right;
das Tier (alle Tiere) the animal kingdom;
das Vorkriegsdeutschland pre-war Germany;
ich wusch mir das Gesicht I washed my face;
zwei Euro das Kilo two euros a kilo
B. dem pr that, this, those pl;
das ist der neue Chef that’s the new boss;
das sind meine Bücher those are my books;
das da that one (there);
das war ich that was me;
das, was er sagt what he says;
das ist es ja! that’s just it (oder the point)!; sie wurde gelobt,
auch das noch! that’s all I need, that tops the lot!;
und das mit Recht and quite right too, US auch and how! umg;
nur das nicht! anything but that!
C. rel pr bei Personen: who (nom); whom (akk); bei Sachen: which;
das Kind, das ich meine the child I’m referring to;
das Erste, das ich tat the first thing I did;
das Haus, das abgerissen wird the house which (US meist that) is being demolished; der
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1.
bestimmter Artikel Nom. u. Akk. the

das Leben im Dschungel — life in the jungle

das Weihnachtsfest — Christmas

das Laufen fällt ihm schwer — walking is difficult for him

2.
Demonstrativpronomen
1) attr

das Kind war es — it was 'that child

2) allein stehend

das [da] — that one

das [hier] — this one [here]

das mit dem blonden Haar — the one with the fair hair

3.
Relativpronomen (Mensch) who; that; (Sache, Tier) which; that

das Mädchen, das da drüben entlanggeht — the girl walking along over there

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art.n.
the art. pron.
that pron.
what pron.
which pron.

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