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The woman speaker pronounced "Der Werkzeug" as "Das "Warkzeug". I was confused. Surely that is not correct?

May 9, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/Vestpocketvenus

It is Das Werkzeug.

May 9, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/Vestpocketvenus

But funnily enough: Die Werkzeuge (pl) Der Werkzeugkasten = the tool box I just talked to my friend (married to an American, who is utterly confused about masculine, feminine and neuter articles) and she asked her sister, a teacher ... there is no rule, you just have to know and/or guess and hope for the best.

May 9, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/BaconTree

I ran into the same issue just now. I have been pronouncing it vairk tsoykh for years and leo.org offers vark tsoykh as the correct pronunciation. Huh?

June 13, 2013
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