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Is it der, die oder das Fahrplanwechsel?


The correct article in German of Fahrplanwechsel is der. So it is der Fahrplanwechsel! (nominative case)

The word Fahrplanwechsel is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Fahrplanwechsel?

How does the declension of Fahrplanwechsel 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 der Fahrplanwechsel die Fahrplanwechsel
Genitive des Fahrplanwechsels der Fahrplanwechsel
Dative dem Fahrplanwechsel den Fahrplanwechseln
Akkusative den Fahrplanwechsel die Fahrplanwechsel

What is the meaning of Fahrplanwechsel in German?

Fahrplanwechsel is defined as:

[1] Transportation: The exchange of a previously valid timetable by a new one

[1] Verkehrswesen: das Austauschen eines bisher gültigen Fahrplans durch einen neuen

How to use Fahrplanwechsel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fahrplanwechsel with translations in English.

[1] „Mit dem am Sonntag in Kraft getretenen Fahrplanwechsel stiegen die Normalpreise im Fern- und im Nahverkehr im Schnitt um 3,9 Prozent.“

[1] "With the timetable change that came into force on Sunday, normal prices in long-distance and local transport increased by an average of 3.9 percentage"

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