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Is it der, die oder das Gebrauchtwagen?


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

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

The Plural 2 is used in southern Germany and Austria

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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 Gebrauchtwagen?

How does the declension of Gebrauchtwagen 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative der Gebrauchtwagen die Gebrauchtwagen die Gebrauchtwägen
Genitive des Gebrauchtwagens der Gebrauchtwagen der Gebrauchtwägen
Dative dem Gebrauchtwagen den Gebrauchtwagen den Gebrauchtwägen
Akkusative den Gebrauchtwagen die Gebrauchtwagen die Gebrauchtwägen

What is the meaning of Gebrauchtwagen in German?

Gebrauchtwagen is defined as:

[1] A used automobile that is due for sale (or for sale)

[1] Ein gebrauchtes Automobil, das zum Kauf (bzw. zum Verkauf) ansteht

How to use Gebrauchtwagen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gebrauchtwagen with translations in English.

[1] „Doch Betzelt, der früher Gebrauchtwagen verkauft hat, bockt die Autos nicht einmal hoch.“

[1] "But Betzelt, who previously sold used cars, does not even go up the cars"

[1] „Einmal fuhr Papa am Samstag nach dem Frühstück weg, um einen neuen Gebrauchtwagen zu kaufen, weil der Käfer so viele Macken hatte.“

[1] "Once on Saturday, Papa drove away after breakfast to buy a new used car because the beetle had so many quirks"

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[1] zum Verkauf stehender Gebrauchtwagen
[1] zum Verkauf stehender Gebrauchtwagen

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