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Is it der, die oder das Deck?


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

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

The declination 2 (plural 2) is rarely used

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 Deck?

How does the declension of Deck 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative das Deck die Decks die Decke
Genitive des Deckes des Decks der Decks der Decke
Dative dem Deck dem Decke den Decks den Decken
Akkusative das Deck die Decks die Decke

What is the meaning of Deck in German?

Deck has various definitions in German:

[1] platform above a ship's room, including the room between two decks

[1] Plattform über einem Schiffsraum, auch der Raum zwischen zwei Decks

[2] Aviation: Transfer [1], for large -scale aircraft

[2] Luftfahrt: übertragen von [1], bei Großraumflugzeugen

[3] Short for: Kartendeck, a number of cards that are available in a card game

[3] kurz für: Kartendeck, eine Anzahl Karten, die in einem Kartenspiel vorliegt

How to use Deck in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Deck with translations in English.

[1] Lass uns doch mal an Deck gehen!

[1] Leave us on deck

[1] „Ein Teil von ihnen drängte die ächzende Gangway empor und bevölkerte in lauter, fröhlicher Geschwätzigkeit das Deck, während sich der Rest der Leute wartend auf der Pier verteilte.“

[1] "Some of them pushed up the groaning gangway and populated the deck in sheer, cheerful chatter, while the rest of the people were waiting at the Pier"

[1] „Der Abstand zwischen den Decks betrug etwa zweieinhalb Meter.“

[1] "The distance between the decks was about two and a half meters" "

[1] „Danach half ich Ben, mit mir gemeinsam aufs Deck zu kommen.“

[1] "Then I helped Ben, with me together on the deck to come"

[1] „Er nimmt eine Zigarette heraus, lässt das Etui wieder in die Tasche seines Sakkos gleiten und lehnt sich auf seinem Stuhl auf dem Deck zurück.“

[1] "He takes out a cigarette, lets the case slide back into the pocket of his jacket and lean back on the deck on his chair"

[2] Eine künstlerische Darstellung zeigt einen Teilbereich des Rumpfes mit Lounge, Treppe und oberem Deck.

[2] An artistic representation shows a part of the fuselage with a lounge, stairs and upper lid

[3] Bitte ziehen Sie acht Karten aus dem Deck.

[3] Please pull eight cards from the lid

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Pictures or photos of Deck

[1] ein Deck
[1] ein Deck
[1] Deck eines Segelschiffs
[1] Deck eines Segelschiffs

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