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Is it der, die oder das Fußboden?


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

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

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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 Fußboden?

How does the declension of Fußboden 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 der Fußboden die Fußböden
Genitive des Fußbodens der Fußböden
Dative dem Fußboden den Fußböden
Akkusative den Fußboden die Fußböden

What is the meaning of Fußboden in German?

Fußboden is defined as:

[1] walkable area in a room

[1] begehbare Fläche in einem Raum

How to use Fußboden in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fußboden with translations in English.

[1] Der Fußboden ist mit Teppichen ausgelegt.

[1] The floor is designed with carpets

[1] „Gerade wird er im großen Stil saniert: ein Glücksfall für die Archäologen, die bei Erdarbeiten nicht nur auf Azelins Grundmauern, sondern auch auf alte Fußböden, Gräber und Reste der ersten Kapelle stießen, die hier um 815 nach Christus stand.“[1]

[1] "He is currently being renovated in a large scale: a stroke of luck for the archaeologists who encountered Azelin's foundations not only on Azelin's foundations, but also on old floors, graves and remains of the first chapel, which here around 815 AD" [1]

[1] „Der Fußboden war aus gestampftem Lehm, hinter dem Ladentisch im Regal ein paar nutzlose Waren und Attrappen, die Fenster verklebt vom Fliegendreck.“[2]

[1] "The floor was made of cramped clay, behind the counter in the shelf a few useless goods and dummies that glued windows glued by the flying bar" [2]

[1] „Eigil hob ihn vom Fußboden hoch.“[3]

[1] "Eigil raised it from the floor" [3]

[1] „Auf dem Fußboden liegen ihre Schuhe auf der Seite.“[4]

[1] "On the floor, her shoes lie on the page" [4]

[1] „An der Stelle, wo früher der Tisch gestanden hat, ist jetzt kein Tisch mehr, aber dort, wo seine Beine waren, sieht man immer noch die vier Abdrücke im Fußboden.“[5][6]

[1] "At the point where the table used to be, there is no more table, but where his legs were, you can still see the four prints in the floor" [5] [6]

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