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Is it der, die oder das Bandscheibenvorfall?


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

The word Bandscheibenvorfall 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 Bandscheibenvorfall?

How does the declension of Bandscheibenvorfall 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 Bandscheibenvorfall die Bandscheibenvorfälle
Genitive des Bandscheibenvorfalles des Bandscheibenvorfalls der Bandscheibenvorfälle
Dative dem Bandscheibenvorfall dem Bandscheibenvorfalle den Bandscheibenvorfällen
Akkusative den Bandscheibenvorfall die Bandscheibenvorfälle

What is the meaning of Bandscheibenvorfall in German?

Bandscheibenvorfall is defined as:

[1] Medicine: A disease of the spine in which parts of the intervertebral disc appear in the spinal nerves or spinal cord channel

[1] Medizin: eine Erkrankung der Wirbelsäule, bei der Teile der Bandscheibe in den Spinalnerven- oder Rückenmarkskanal vortreten

How to use Bandscheibenvorfall in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bandscheibenvorfall with translations in English.

[1] Ein Bandscheibenvorfall muss umgehend ärztlich behandelt werden.

[1] A herniated disc must be treated immediately by medical

[1] Er hatte bereits mehrere Bandscheibenvorfälle.

[1] He already had several herniated discs

[1] „Nachdem sie 21 Jahre für ihre Firma am Fließband gestanden hatte, erlitt meine Mutter einen Bandscheibenvorfall.“

[1] "After she had been on the assembly line for 21 years for her company, my mother suffered a herniated disc"

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