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Is it der, die oder das Deckenlampe?


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

The word Deckenlampe is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Deckenlampe?

How does the declension of Deckenlampe 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 Deckenlampe die Deckenlampen
Genitive der Deckenlampe der Deckenlampen
Dative der Deckenlampe den Deckenlampen
Akkusative die Deckenlampe die Deckenlampen

What is the meaning of Deckenlampe in German?

Deckenlampe is defined as:

[1] Lighting: Lamp that is attached to the ceiling

[1] Beleuchtung: Lampe, die an der Decke befestigt ist

How to use Deckenlampe in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Deckenlampe with translations in English.

[1] „Auf dem Rückweg durch den Flur mußte Jürgen wieder an der Tasche vorbei, deren schwarzes, glänzendes Leder das Licht der Deckenlampe reflektierte.“

[1] "On the way back through the hallway, Jürgen had to pass his bag again, whose black, shiny leather reflects the light of the ceiling lamp"

[1] „In der Deckenlampe sind die Glühbirnen aus klarem Glas.“

[1] "In the ceiling lamp, the light bulbs are made of clear glass" "

[1] „Obwohl der Raum bis auf die etwa 30 Zentimeter bis zur Decke vollständig unter Wasser stand, leuchteten die sechs Deckenlampen immer noch.“

[1] "Although the room was completely under water up to the ceiling up to the ceiling, the six ceiling lamps still shone"

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[1] eine schöne Deckenlampe
[1] eine schöne Deckenlampe

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