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Is it der, die oder das Fahrstuhl?


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

The word Fahrstuhl 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 Fahrstuhl?

How does the declension of Fahrstuhl 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 Fahrstuhl die Fahrstühle
Genitive des Fahrstuhls des Fahrstuhles der Fahrstühle
Dative dem Fahrstuhl dem Fahrstuhle den Fahrstühlen
Akkusative den Fahrstuhl die Fahrstühle

What is the meaning of Fahrstuhl in German?

Fahrstuhl has various definitions in German:

[1] Annex with the ability to get people and objects upwards or down by a cabin

[1] Anlage mit der Fähigkeit, durch eine Kabine Personen und Gegenstände vertikal nach oben oder unten zu befördern

[2] Short for: sick elevator (wheelchair)

[2] kurz für: Krankenfahrstuhl (Rollstuhl)

How to use Fahrstuhl in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fahrstuhl with translations in English.

[1] Um in den 12. Stock zu gelangen, müssen Sie den Fahrstuhl nehmen.

[1] To get into the 12,000 stock, you have to take the elevator.

[1] „Endlich war der Fahrstuhl da.“

[1] "Finally the elevator was there"

[1] „Im Fahrstuhl sprach ihn ein Mädchen an.“

[1] "In the elevator a girl spoke to him"

[1] „Es gibt überall im Haus Geländer und Fahrstühle.

[1] “There are railings and elevators everywhere in the house

[1] „Nach weiteren zwei Stunden stieß ich auf einen Fahrstuhl.“

[1] "After another two hours I came across an elevator" "



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