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Is it der, die oder das Abfahrtszeit?


The correct article in German of Abfahrtszeit is die. So it is die Abfahrtszeit! (nominative case)

The word Abfahrtszeit is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Abfahrtszeit?

How does the declension of Abfahrtszeit 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 die Abfahrtszeit die Abfahrtszeiten
Genitive der Abfahrtszeit der Abfahrtszeiten
Dative der Abfahrtszeit den Abfahrtszeiten
Akkusative die Abfahrtszeit die Abfahrtszeiten

What is the meaning of Abfahrtszeit in German?

Abfahrtszeit is defined as:

[1] Time when someone/something (mostly bus, train or ship) leaves

[1] Zeitpunkt, an dem jemand/etwas (meist Bus, Bahn oder Schiff) abfährt

How to use Abfahrtszeit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abfahrtszeit with translations in English.

[1] „Ein Fahrplan in der Wartehalle des Bahnhofs von Fianarantsoa verspricht zwar feste Abfahrtszeit, viermal wöchentlich, morgens so gegen sieben, aber das muss nicht stimmen.“

[1] "A timetable in the waiting hall of the Fianarantsoa station promises fixed departure time, four times a week, in the morning around seven, but that doesn't have to be voted"

[1] „Um sieben Uhr morgens, zur offiziellen Abfahrtszeit, ist der sonst fast menschenleere Bahnhof plötzlich ein Hort voller Geschäftigkeit.“

[1] "At seven in the morning, at the official departure time, the otherwise almost deserted train station is suddenly a after -school care center" "

[1] „Damit der Zug während der schwach besetzten Zeiten allerdings nicht leer rollt, verbilligt sich das Ticket an den Wochenenden und zu den Abfahrtszeiten am späten Vormittag und am Abend deutlich.“

[1] "However, so that the train does not roll empty during the weakly occupied times, the ticket is reduced to the weekends and during the departure times in the late morning and in the evening"

[1] „Die große Bahnhofshalle war voll dicht gedrängter Menschen, die wie gebannt nach oben auf die riesige Anzeigetafel mit den Abfahrtszeiten starrten -“

[1] "The large station hall was fully densely crowded, who stared at the huge scoreboard with the departure times as spellbound -"

[1] „Da hat ihm der Bahnhofsvorsteher die Abfahrtszeiten der Omnibusse genannt, die von Traben-Trarbach nach Bernkastel-Kues fahren.“

[1] "The station leader called him the departure times of the buses that from Traben-Trarbach to Bernkastel-Kues Fahrenä" "

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