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Is it der, die oder das Anrufbeantworter?


The correct article in German of Anrufbeantworter is der. So it is der Anrufbeantworter! (nominative case)

The word Anrufbeantworter is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Anrufbeantworter?

How does the declension of Anrufbeantworter 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 der Anrufbeantworter die Anrufbeantworter
Genitive des Anrufbeantworters der Anrufbeantworter
Dative dem Anrufbeantworter den Anrufbeantwortern
Akkusative den Anrufbeantworter die Anrufbeantworter

What is the meaning of Anrufbeantworter in German?

Anrufbeantworter is defined as:

[1] Device that accepts telephone calls and gives the caller the opportunity to leave a short message

[1] Gerät, das Telefonanrufe annimmt und dem Anrufenden die Möglichkeit gibt, eine kurze Nachricht zu hinterlassen

How to use Anrufbeantworter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anrufbeantworter with translations in English.

[1] Bitte hinterlassen Sie eine Nachricht auf dem Anrufbeantworter.

[1] Please leave a message on the answering machine

[1] Als Peter nach Hause gekommen war, hörte er als Erstes seinen Anrufbeantworter ab.

[1] When Peter came home, he was the first to hear his answering machine ABÄ

[1] „Der Anrufbeantworter springt an.“

[1] "The answering machine is jumping"

[1] „Mein Anrufbeantworter war eingeschaltet – auch an anderen Tagen nehme ich, wenn das Telefon läutet, nicht den Hörer ab, sondern höre mir an, wer es ist.“

[1] "My answering machine was switched on - even on other days, when the phone rings, I do not take off the listener, but listen to who it is"

[1] „Die meisten Leute sitzen zu Hause herum und freuen sich, wenn das Telefon nicht läutet; tut es das doch, dann lassen sie den Anrufbeantworter laufen.“

[1] "Most people sit around at home and are happy if the phone does not rings do it, then let the answering machine run"

[1] „Abends gehe ich gar nicht mehr ran, sondern warte, bis sich der Anrufbeantworter anschaltet.“

[1] "In the evening I no longer work, but wait until the answering machine turns on"

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[1] Ein Anrufbeantworter älteren Datums

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