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Is it der, die oder das Bankkarte?


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

The word Bankkarte 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 Bankkarte?

How does the declension of Bankkarte 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 Bankkarte die Bankkarten
Genitive der Bankkarte der Bankkarten
Dative der Bankkarte den Bankkarten
Akkusative die Bankkarte die Bankkarten

What is the meaning of Bankkarte in German?

Bankkarte is defined as:

[1] Delivered plastic card from a bank, with which you can handle money transactions in the bank at a switch or ATMs

[1] von einer Bank verausgabte Plastikkarte, mit der man in der Bank an einem Schalter oder Geldautomaten Geldgeschäfte abwickeln kann

How to use Bankkarte in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bankkarte with translations in English.

[1] „Suche nach der Handtasche, leere ihren Inhalt auf den Beifahrersitz und nimm die Bankkarte heraus.“

[1] "Search for the handbag, emptiness in the passenger seat and take the bank card out"

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