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Is it der, die oder das Frachtschiff?


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

The word Frachtschiff 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 Frachtschiff?

How does the declension of Frachtschiff 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 Frachtschiff die Frachtschiffe
Genitive des Frachtschiffes des Frachtschiffs der Frachtschiffe
Dative dem Frachtschiff dem Frachtschiffe den Frachtschiffen
Akkusative das Frachtschiff die Frachtschiffe

What is the meaning of Frachtschiff in German?

Frachtschiff is defined as:

[1] Only freight goods transporting ships, both in internal waters and on the open lake

[1] ausschließlich Frachtgut transportierendes Schiff, sowohl in Binnengewässern als auch auf offener See verkehrend

How to use Frachtschiff in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Frachtschiff with translations in English.

[1] Das Frachtschiff wird erst morgen eintreffen.

[1] The cargo ship will not arrive until tomorrow

[1] „An der Rolandsbrücke haben im 9. Jahrhundert die Frachtschiffe festgemacht, hier sitzt die Norddeutsche Vermögen, Kortüms Reederei.“

[1] "At the Rolandsbrücke, the cargo ships moored in the 9 far century, here the north German fortune, Kortüm's shipping company."

[1] „Wir sitzen länger hier und sinnieren über die Ladung der Frachtschiffe.“

[1] "We are sitting here longer and pondering the cargo of the cargo ship"

[1] „Frachtschiffe tuckerten zum Be- oder Entladen in Richtung Hafen, die ersten Ausflugsschiffe waren auch schon wieder unterwegs.“

[1] "Frachchiffe chugged or unloaded towards the harbor, the first excursion ships were already on the move" again "

[1] „Zu jener Zeit traf Lai-bau mit dem Frachtschiff aus Nanking wieder ein.“

[1] "At that time, Lai-Bau with the cargo ship from Nanking met again"

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Pictures or photos of Frachtschiff

[1] Frachtschiff mit Containern
[1] Frachtschiff mit Containern

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