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Is it der, die oder das Erdgeschoss?


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

The word Erdgeschoss 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 Erdgeschoss?

How does the declension of Erdgeschoss 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 Erdgeschoss die Erdgeschosse
Genitive des Erdgeschosses der Erdgeschosse
Dative dem Erdgeschoss den Erdgeschossen
Akkusative das Erdgeschoss die Erdgeschosse

What is the meaning of Erdgeschoss in German?

Erdgeschoss is defined as:

[1] storey, storey located at ground level

[1] Geschoss, Stockwerk, das sich zu ebener Erde befindet

How to use Erdgeschoss in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erdgeschoss with translations in English.

[1] Wenn man im Erdgeschoss wohnt, braucht man keinen Aufzug.

[1] If you live on the ground floor, you do not need a lift

[1] „Wenn ich mein winziges Kabuff von Büro in Midtown Manhattan wirklich einmal verließ, dann, um mich in meinen Zufluchtsort zurückzuziehen, meine Wohnung im Erdgeschoss eines schiefen, weißen, über und über mir Efeu bewachsenen Sandsteinhauses in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn.“[1]

[1] "If I really left my tiny Kabuff from office in Midtown Manhattan, then to retire myself to my sanctuary, my apartment on the ground floor of a leaning, white, over and over me ivy sandstone house in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn." [1]

[1] „Im ganzen Erdgeschoss war kein Mensch.“[2]

[1] "In the ground floor was not a human being" [2]

[1] „Ein Nachbar im Erdgeschoss genießt es lieber halb passiv.“[3]

[1] "A neighbor on the ground floor prefers to enjoy it semi-passive."[3]

[1] „Im Erdgeschoss befindet sich ein Café, im obersten Stockwerk ein Restaurant und dazwischen liegen Büros.“[4]

[1] "On the ground floor there is a café, on the top floor a restaurant and in between are offices" [4]

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Pictures or photos of Erdgeschoss

[1] Erdgeschoss des Olympischen Dorfs in Montreal
[1] Erdgeschoss des Olympischen Dorfs in Montreal

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