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Is it der, die oder das Disko?


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

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

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 Disko?

How does the declension of Disko 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 Disko die Diskos
Genitive der Disko der Diskos
Dative der Disko den Diskos
Akkusative die Disko die Diskos

What is the meaning of Disko in German?

Disko is defined as:

[1] modern dance hall with constant music

[1] modernes Tanzlokal mit ständiger Musikbeschallung

How to use Disko in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Disko with translations in English.

[1] „Regelmäßig veranstalte ich auch eine Disko bei meinem Freund Norbert in seinem kleinen Club in Rheinland-Pfalz, weil der Mann mich mit seinen unglaublichen Geschichten fasziniert.“[1]

[1] "I also regularly organize a disco with my friend Norbert in his small club in Rhineland-Palatinate, because the man fascinates me with his incredible stories." [1]

[1] „Da gab's dann bald mehr Diskos als Kühe in den Dörfern, in den Landgasthöfen sprudelten die Whirlpools, und die Sennerinnen wurden mit dem Paragleiter auf die Alm geflogen.“[2]

[1] "Soon there were more discos than cows in the villages, the whirlpools were bubbling in the country inns, and the dairymaid were flown to the alpine pastures by paraglider." [2]

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