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Is it der, die oder das Gebiet?


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

The word Gebiet is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Gebiet?

How does the declension of Gebiet 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 Gebiet die Gebiete
Genitive des Gebiets des Gebietes der Gebiete
Dative dem Gebiet dem Gebiete den Gebieten
Akkusative das Gebiet die Gebiete

What is the meaning of Gebiet in German?

Gebiet has various definitions in German:

[1] spatial area with a certain extent, area

[1] räumlicher Bereich mit einer bestimmten Ausdehnung, Fläche

[2] a subject-specific area, see also subject area

[2] ein fachlich begrenztes Gebiet, siehe auch Fachbereich

[3] Mathematics: (non-empty) open, connected subset of a topological space

[3] Mathematik: (nichtleere) offene, zusammenhängende Teilmenge eines topologischen Raumes

How to use Gebiet in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gebiet with translations in English.

[1] Das Gebiet Hessens ist kleiner als das Bayerns.

[1] The area of ​​Hesse is smaller than Bayerns.

[1] „Die Moore Schottlands entstanden in jenen Gebieten, die durch das Abschmelzen der eiszeitlichen Gletscher von Wasser bedeckt waren […].“[2]

[1] "The moors of Scotland arose in those areas that were covered by water due to the melting of the Ice Age glaciers [...] ." [2]

[1] „Nahe dem Äquator gedeihen Bäume in strahlender Sonne, heftigem Regen und ganzjähriger Wärme. Das Ergebnis ist ein dichter tropischer Regenwald, eines der artenreichsten Gebiete der Erde.“[3]

[1] "Near the equator, trees thrive in bright sun, heavy rain and year-round warmth. The result is a dense tropical rainforest, one of the most biodiverse areas on earth." [3]

[2] Ein Professor hat meistens hervorragende Kenntnisse auf seinem Gebiet.

[2] A professor usually has excellent knowledge in his field.

[3] Eine Menge mit Rand ist kein Gebiet.

[3] A set with a margin is not a region.

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