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Is it der, die oder das Depot?


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

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

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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 Depot?

How does the declension of Depot 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 Depot die Depots
Genitive des Depots der Depots
Dative dem Depot den Depots
Akkusative das Depot die Depots

What is the meaning of Depot in German?

Depot has various definitions in German:

[1] camp, storage location, storage room

[1] Lager, Lagerort, Lagerraum

[2] Finance: Account for storing securities

[2] Finanzwesen: Konto zur Aufbewahrung von Wertpapieren

[3] Switzerland: Path for borrowed, bottle deposit

[3] Schweiz: Pfand für Entliehenes, Flaschenpfand

[4] Garage or shelter for tram (tramdepot), bus (bus depot), trolleybus (trolleybus depot)

[4] Garage oder Unterstand für Tram (Tramdepot), Bus (Busdepot), Trolleybus (Trolleybusdepot)

[5] Legend in the wine (wine depot)

[5] Rückstand im Wein (Weindepot)

How to use Depot in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Depot with translations in English.

[1] Wir schaffen die Kisten in unser Depot.

[1] We create the boxes in our depot

[1] Alle Depots sind voll.

[1] All depots are full

[1] „Depots und Weinfässer der Stadt seien gefüllt, Soldaten und Büger feierten Feste, und die Huren hätten viel zu tun.“

[1] "Depots and wine barrels of the city were filled, soldiers and Büger celebrated festivals, and the whores would have a lot of tuna"

[1] „Der General, der das Kommando über das Depot hatte, jagte, sein mageres Pferd antreibend, mit rotem und erschrockenem Gesicht der Kutsche nach.“

[1] "The general who had command about the depot chased, his lean horse driven up, with red and frightened face of the carriage" "

[2] Ich habe keine einzige Aktie mehr in meinem Depot.

[2] I no longer have a single share in my depot

[3] Das Getränk kostet zwei Franken plus fünfzig Rappen Depot [für die Flasche].

[3] The drink costs two francs plus fifty cocks depot [for the bottle]

[3] Für die Weinflasche bekommen Sie kein Depot ([3]) zurück, auch wenn sich darin ein Depot ([5]) gebildet hat.

[3] For the wine bottle you will not get a depot ([3]) back, even if a depot ([5]) is formed in it

[4] Die Straßenbahn ist zur Wartung im Depot abgestellt.

[4] The tram is parked for maintenance in the depot

[5] Der Wein hat bereits ein Depot gebildet.

[5] The wine has already formed a depot

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Pictures or photos of Depot

[4] Depot der Stockholmer U-Bahn
[4] Depot der Stockholmer U-Bahn

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