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Is it der, die oder das Anklagebank?


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

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

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 Anklagebank?

How does the declension of Anklagebank 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 Anklagebank die Anklagebänke
Genitive der Anklagebank der Anklagebänke
Dative der Anklagebank den Anklagebänken
Akkusative die Anklagebank die Anklagebänke

What is the meaning of Anklagebank in German?

Anklagebank is defined as:

[1] Right: The bank on which the accused sit in a legal process

[1] Recht: die Bank, auf der in einem juristischen Prozess die Angeklagten sitzen

How to use Anklagebank in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anklagebank with translations in English.

[1] Er sitzt nun schon mehrere Verhandlungstage auf der Anklagebank.

[1] He has already been sitting on the indictment for several days of negotiations

[1] „Die ganze Sache beruhe auf Lügenhaftigkeit der Hebamme, diese unwissende, freche Person gehöre auf die Anklagebank, nicht der ungerecht Beschuldigte.“

[1] "The whole thing is based on the lying of the midwife, this ignorant, cheeky person belongs to the dock, not the unjust accused"

[1] „Zu überrascht wirken die betroffenen Vorstandsvorsitzenden, Aufsichtsräte, Manager und Geschäftsführer, wenn sie mit Vorfällen konfrontiert werden oder sich im schlimmsten Fall selbst auf der Anklagebank wiederfinden.“

[1] "The affected CEO, supervisory boards, managers and managing directors appear too surprised if they are confronted with incidents or in the worst case find themselves on the dock"

[1] „Gemeinsam mit rund fünfzehn anderen Sektenmitgliedern saß Rudi auf der Anklagebank im Brüsseler Justizpalast.“

[1] "Together with around fifteen other sect members, Rudi was sitting on the dock in the Brussels Justice Palace"

[1] „Einmal hatte sie einen Platz ganz nah bei der Anklagebank erwischt.“

[1] "Once she had caught a place very close to the dock"

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