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Is it der, die oder das Floskel?


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

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

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 Floskel?

How does the declension of Floskel 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 Floskel die Floskeln
Genitive der Floskel der Floskeln
Dative der Floskel den Floskeln
Akkusative die Floskel die Floskeln

What is the meaning of Floskel in German?

Floskel is defined as:

[1] formulaic phrase or nothing to say (low -contents) words

[1] formelhafte Redewendung oder nichts sagende (inhaltsarme) Worte

How to use Floskel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Floskel with translations in English.

[1] Er sprach die meiste Zeit in Floskeln.

[1] He spoke most of the time in Floskel

[1] „Vielen von uns kennen das aus […] dem Alltag. Man fragt: »Wie geht's Dir eigentlich?« Und man antwortet mit 'ner Floskel wie: »Danke, gut.« Obwohl das sehr selten wirklich so gemeint ist.“

[1] "Many of us know that from […] the everyday one asks:" How are you actually doing "and you answer with a phrase like:" Thank you, good. " is."

[1] „Die Rechner der Firma suchen dabei vor allem nach Schlüsselwörtern, Floskeln oder linguistischen Mustern.“

[1] "The company's computers are primarily looking for keywords, phrases or linguistic patterns"

[1] „Wir haben immer wieder versucht, mit ihnen ins Gespräch zu kommen, und wurden freundlich angelächelt, hörten eine freundliche, gelächelte Floskel und bekamen ratzfatz ein neues Getränk.“

[1] "We always tried to get into conversation with them and were smiled in friendly, heard a friendly, smiled phrase and got a new drink" "

[1] „Mehr als Floskeln gibt es einfach nicht.“

[1] "There are simply not more than phrases"

[1] „Wahrscheinlich handelt es sich nur um eine höfliche Floskel, so wie man sie Schwerkranken gegenüber gebraucht, denen man den Ernst ihres Zustands verheimlichen möchte; vielleicht hat er das Entsetzen in meinen Augen gesehen.“

[1] "Probably it is only a polite phrase, as is used to seriously ill, to which you want to hide the seriousness of their condition maybe he saw the horror in my eyes"

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