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Is it der, die oder das Gebiss?


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

The word Gebiss 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 Gebiss?

How does the declension of Gebiss 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 Gebiss die Gebisse
Genitive des Gebisses der Gebisse
Dative dem Gebiss dem Gebisse den Gebissen
Akkusative das Gebiss die Gebisse

What is the meaning of Gebiss in German?

Gebiss has various definitions in German:

[1] The entirety of the teeth

[1] die Gesamtheit der Zähne

[2] The denture diet the artificial teeth

[2] der Zahnersatz; die künstlichen Zähne

How to use Gebiss in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gebiss with translations in English.

[1] Das menschliche Gebiss umfasst 32 Zähne.

[1] The human teeth includes 32 teeth

[1] „Seine Stimme war klar und fest, sein Gebiss unverstümmelt und von strahlendem Weiß.“

[1] "His voice was clear and firm, his teeth were uninfected and of radiant white people"

[1] „Als sie grinste, klaffte eine schwarze Lücke im Gebiss.“

[1] "When she grinned, a black gap in the bite" gaped "

[1] „Längst hat der Zahnstocher seinen Siegeszug über die festlich gedeckten Tafeln kultivierter Gastlichkeit angetreten und bietet eine ebenso bequeme wie intensive Betreuung des Gebisses, ohne das Tischgespräch zu unterbrechen.“

[1] "The toothpick has long started its triumphal march over the festively laid tablets of cultivated hospitality and offers a comfortable and intensive care of the bit without interrupting the table conversation"

[2] Das Gebiss liegt auf dem Nachttisch.

[2] The teeth lies on the bedside table

[2] „Vermutlich saß das Gebiss nicht richtig.“

[2] "Probably the bit was not really sitting"

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