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Is it der, die oder das Fiskus?


The correct article in German of Fiskus is der. So it is der Fiskus! (nominative case)

The word Fiskus is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

The plural shapes fisks and taxes are rarely used

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 Fiskus?

How does the declension of Fiskus 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative der Fiskus die Fisken die Fiskusse
Genitive des Fiskus der Fisken der Fiskusse
Dative dem Fiskus den Fisken den Fiskussen
Akkusative den Fiskus die Fisken die Fiskusse

What is the meaning of Fiskus in German?

Fiskus is defined as:

[1] Total cash assets of a state area of ​​the state treasury

[1] gesamtes Barvermögen eines Staates; Staatskasse

How to use Fiskus in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fiskus with translations in English.

[1] Dieses Jahr mussten wir schon wieder mehr Steuern an den Fiskus zahlen.

[1] This year we had to pay more taxes to the Treasury

[1] „Schmenger und andere Fahnder befürchteten Millionenverluste für den Fiskus.“

[1] "Schmenger and other investigators fear millions of losses for the tax authorities"

[1] „Weil keine Erben dafür da waren, zog der Fiskus ihn ein und forstete ihn auf.“

[1] "Because there were no heirs for it, the tax authorities moved in and forested him"

[1] „Strafbar waren natürlich Geschäfte unter dem Ladentisch und am Fiskus vorbei.“

[1] "Of course, business under the counter and the tax authorities were passed by"

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