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Is it der, die oder das Campingplatz?


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

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

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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 Campingplatz?

How does the declension of Campingplatz 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 Campingplatz die Campingplätze
Genitive des Campingplatzes der Campingplätze
Dative dem Campingplatz dem Campingplatze den Campingplätzen
Akkusative den Campingplatz die Campingplätze

What is the meaning of Campingplatz in German?

Campingplatz is defined as:

[1] a demarcated area on which you can stay overnight with a tent or caravan

[1] ein abgegrenztes Gelände, auf dem man mit einem Zelt oder Wohnwagen übernachten darf

How to use Campingplatz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Campingplatz with translations in English.

[1] Wer ein Zelt hat, kann auf einem Campingplatz übernachten.

[1] If you have a tent, you can stay overnight on a campsite .

[1] „Ich hatte damals immer ein Zelt dabei, und auf den Campingplätzen waren fast nur Franzosen.“[1]

[1] "Back then I always had a tent with me, and there were almost only French people on the campsites." [1]

[1] „Im Zentrum angelangt machte ich mich auf die Suche nach einem Campingplatz, doch leider gab es in der Hauptstadt keine Möglichkeit zum Zeltaufschlagen.“[2]

[1] "When I got to the center, I started looking for a campsite, but unfortunately there was no place to pitch a tent in the capital ." [2]

[1] „Der Campingplatz (Wohnmobilstellplätze und Zelte) erstreckt sich auf dem alten Fußballplatz östlich des Ortes.“[3]

[1] "The camping site (caravan sites and tents) extends over the old soccer field east of the village." [3]

[1] „Als es auf dem Campingplatz fernab jeder Stromleitung dunkel wird, beobachten die Kinder, wie wir im Schein der Taschenlampe kochen.“[4]

[1] "When it gets dark on the campsite, far from any power line, the children watch us cook in the light of the torch." [4]

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