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Is it der, die oder das Bildschirmfoto?


The correct article in German of Bildschirmfoto is das. So it is das Bildschirmfoto! (nominative case)

The word Bildschirmfoto is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Bildschirmfoto?

How does the declension of Bildschirmfoto 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 das Bildschirmfoto die Bildschirmfotos
Genitive des Bildschirmfotos der Bildschirmfotos
Dative dem Bildschirmfoto den Bildschirmfotos
Akkusative das Bildschirmfoto die Bildschirmfotos

What is the meaning of Bildschirmfoto in German?

Bildschirmfoto has various definitions in German:

[1] Digital or printed image of a screen

[1] digitales oder ausgedrucktes Bild eines Bildschirms

[2] Photographic illustration of a screen

[2] fotografische Abbildung eines Bildschirms

How to use Bildschirmfoto in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bildschirmfoto with translations in English.

[1] „Möchten Sie ein Bildschirmfoto Ihres gesamten Bildschirms erzeugen, [..]“

[1] "Would you like to create a screen photo of your entire screen, [Ä.]"

[2] „Das Bildschirmfoto zeigt den früheren Bundeskanzler Schröder bei einem in Berlin aufgezeichneten Appell an die Entführer der Deutschen Susanne Osthoff.“

[2] "The screen photo shows the former Chancellor Schröder at an appeal recorded in Berlin to the kidnappers of the German Susanne Osthoff" "

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