map of ubahn

Is it der, die oder das Finish?


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

The word Finish 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.

Test your knowledge!

Choose the correct article.





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 Finish?

How does the declension of Finish 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 Finish die Finishs
Genitive des Finishs der Finishs
Dative dem Finish den Finishs
Akkusative das Finish die Finishs

What is the meaning of Finish in German?

Finish has various definitions in German:

[1] Last section of a competition/race

[1] letzter Abschnitt eines Wettkampfes/Wettlaufs

[2] final improvement in the production process last cut

[2] abschließende Verbesserung im Produktionsprozess; letzter Schliff

[3] Qualitative design and equipment of a thing

[3] qualitative Gestaltung und Ausstattung einer Sache

How to use Finish in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Finish with translations in English.

[1] Es war ein heißes Finish, und Schönblitz gewann mit einer Halslänge Vorsprung.

[1] It was a hot finish, and Schönblitz won with a neck length ahead

[2] Er war gerade dabei, dem schönen Weinglas das meisterliche Finish zu geben.

[2] He was just there to give the beautiful wine glass the masterly finish

[3] Das Finish der kleinen Statue war so schön, dass er sie kaufen musste.

[3] The finish of the small statue was so nice that he had to buy it

How do you pronounce Finish?


The content on this page is provided by and available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.