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Is it der, die oder das Fernsehbild?


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

The word Fernsehbild 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 Fernsehbild?

How does the declension of Fernsehbild 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 Fernsehbild die Fernsehbilder
Genitive des Fernsehbildes des Fernsehbilds der Fernsehbilder
Dative dem Fernsehbild dem Fernsehbilde den Fernsehbildern
Akkusative das Fernsehbild die Fernsehbilder

What is the meaning of Fernsehbild in German?

Fernsehbild is defined as:

[1] The picture displayed by the television

[1] das vom Fernseher angezeigte Bild

How to use Fernsehbild in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fernsehbild with translations in English.

[1] „Wahlkämpfe werden mit den Images von Spitzenpolitikern statt mit Parteiprogrammen geführt, Parteitage sollen Fernsehbilder liefern statt programmatische Diskussionen ermöglichen.“

[1] "Election campaigns are conducted with the images of top politicians instead of party programs, party days should provide television pictures instead of programmatic discussions"

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