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Is it der, die oder das Fernschreiben?


The correct article in German of Fernschreiben is das. So it is das Fernschreiben! (nominative case)

The word Fernschreiben is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Fernschreiben?

How does the declension of Fernschreiben 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 das Fernschreiben die Fernschreiben
Genitive des Fernschreibens der Fernschreiben
Dative dem Fernschreiben den Fernschreiben
Akkusative das Fernschreiben die Fernschreiben

What is the meaning of Fernschreiben in German?

Fernschreiben is defined as:

[1] Text message transmitted with telephone

[1] mit Fernschreibern übermittelte Textnachricht

How to use Fernschreiben in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fernschreiben with translations in English.

[1] Das Fernschreiben musste nach dem Empfang erst noch entschlüsselt werden.

[1] The telescope had to be decrypted after the reception

[1] „Aus seiner Brusttasche lugte das Fernschreiben von der Reederei, dessen Inhalt mich sehr interessierte.“

[1] "From his breast pocket, the telescope of the shipping company, the content of which I was very interested in"

[1] Seit 80 Jahren gibt es Fernschreiben. Doch ihre große Zeit ist längst schon wieder vorbei - heute sind E-Mails, SMS und Twitter populärer. (2013)

[1] For 80 years there has been television but their great time has long been over - today e -mails, SMS and Twitter are more popular. (2013)

How do you pronounce Fernschreiben?

Fernschreiben (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Fernschreiben

[1] Fernschreiben - siehe unterste Übermittlungszeile
[1] Fernschreiben - siehe unterste Übermittlungszeile

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