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Is it der, die oder das Discokugel?

DIE

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

The word Discokugel 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 Discokugel?

How does the declension of Discokugel 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 Discokugel die Discokugeln
Genitive der Discokugel der Discokugeln
Dative der Discokugel den Discokugeln
Akkusative die Discokugel die Discokugeln

What is the meaning of Discokugel in German?

Discokugel is defined as:

[1] Rotating ball, which is glued with small mirror plates, which is usually used as a light effect in discotheques by illuminating with a point radiator and reflecting points in the room

[1] rotierender, mit kleinen Spiegelplatten beklebter Ball, der meist als Lichteffekt in Diskotheken verwendet, indem er mit einem Punktstrahler beleuchtet wird und Punkte in den Raum reflektiert

How to use Discokugel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Discokugel with translations in English.

[1] Die Discokugel erzielt einen lustigen Lichteffekt.

[1] The disco ball achieves a funny light effect

[1] „Dazu bewegten sich eine Tänzerin und ein Tänzer, beide mit Stiermasken, wie man sich einst bewegte in den Achtzigern unter der Discokugel.“

[1] "A dancer and a dancer moved to this, both with bull masks, as you once moved in the eighties under the disco ball" "

[1] „Die Discokugel zählt zu den Ikonen der Clubkultur, wie kein anderes Interieur symbolisiert sie den Hedonismus der Disco-Ära.“

[1] "The disco ball is one of the icons of club culture, like no other interior, it symbolizes the hedonism of the disco era"

How do you pronounce Discokugel?

Discokugel

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