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Is it der, die oder das Fehlanzeige?


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

The word Fehlanzeige 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 Fehlanzeige?

How does the declension of Fehlanzeige 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 Fehlanzeige die Fehlanzeigen
Genitive der Fehlanzeige der Fehlanzeigen
Dative der Fehlanzeige den Fehlanzeigen
Akkusative die Fehlanzeige die Fehlanzeigen

What is the meaning of Fehlanzeige in German?

Fehlanzeige has various definitions in German:

[1] Military: Message that a shot did not hit

[1] Militär: Meldung, dass ein Schuss nicht getroffen hat

[2] requested list without entry

[2] angeforderte Liste ohne Eintrag

[3] colloquial: failure

[3] umgangssprachlich: Fehlschlag

How to use Fehlanzeige in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fehlanzeige with translations in English.



[2] „Die Kreisämter haben zu diesem Zweck bis zum 15. Januar jeden Jahres eine Nachweisung über die im abgelaufenen Kalenderjahr vom Feilbieten im Umherziehen rechtskräftig ausgeschlossenen Druckschriften dem Ministerium des Innern einzureichen. Fehlanzeigen sind nicht zu erstatten.“

[2] “For this purpose, for this purpose, the district offices of January each year have to submit a proof of the print fonts that are excluded in the past calendar year from haggling in the past. There are no refraction. "

[3] Ich war in drei Baumärkten, um Ersatz für die kaputte Glühbirne zu finden – leider Fehlanzeige.

[3] I was in three hardware stores to find replacement for the broken light bulb - unfortunately failed

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