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Is it der, die oder das Feile?


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

The word Feile 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 Feile?

How does the declension of Feile 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 Feile die Feilen
Genitive der Feile der Feilen
Dative der Feile den Feilen
Akkusative die Feile die Feilen

What is the meaning of Feile in German?

Feile is defined as:

[1] Tool: multi -cutting, spans for removing materials through the processing procedure of the file

[1] Werkzeug: mehrschneidiges, spanendes Werkzeug zum Abtragen von Werkstoffen durch das Bearbeitungsverfahren des Feilens

How to use Feile in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Feile with translations in English.

[1] Feilen werden nicht nur nach Form, sondern auch nach Hieb unterschieden.

[1] Files are not only according to shape, but also according to Hieb below

[1] „Er schob die Feile in die Ritze und erweiterte sie zu einer Rinne von zwei Zoll Länge und feilte so lange, als die Rinne breit genug geworden war, um das Stemmeisen hineinzuschieben und anzusetzen.“[2]

[1] "He pushed the files into the crack and expanded it into a gutter of two inches long and filed as long as the gutter had grown enough to push the cushion and to put it on" [2]

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Pictures or photos of Feile

[1] Feilenblätter mit unterschiedlichen Hieb
[1] Feilenblätter mit unterschiedlichen Hieb

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