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Is it der, die oder das Fensterscheibe?


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

The word Fensterscheibe is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Fensterscheibe?

How does the declension of Fensterscheibe 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 Fensterscheibe die Fensterscheiben
Genitive der Fensterscheibe der Fensterscheiben
Dative der Fensterscheibe den Fensterscheiben
Akkusative die Fensterscheibe die Fensterscheiben

What is the meaning of Fensterscheibe in German?

Fensterscheibe is defined as:

[1] Part of a window: flat, rather thin glass plate

[1] Teil eines Fensters: flache, eher dünne Platte aus Glas

How to use Fensterscheibe in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fensterscheibe with translations in English.

[1] Die Kinder haben mit einem Fußball die Fensterscheibe des Nachbarn zerbrochen.

[1] The children broke the window of the neighbor with a football

[1] „Da waren die Fensterscheiben lange nicht geputzt worden.“

[1] "The window panes had not been cleaned for a long time"

[1] „Zwei Fensterscheiben waren zerbrochen und an ihrer Stelle Pappdeckel notdürftig befestigt.“

[1] "Two window panes were broken and cardboard lids are fought in their place"

[1] „Hinter den beschlagenen Fensterscheiben des Café du Commerce unterhalten sich Geschäftsleute.“

[1] "Behind the fitted window panes of the Café du Commerce, business people talk"

[1] „Von Südwesten her zog ein Gewitter auf, Blitze zuckten, und der Donner ließ die Fensterscheiben zittern.“

[1] "From the southwest there was a thunderstorm, flashes twitched, and the thunder let the window panes tremble"

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