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Is it der, die oder das Geburtsurkunde?


The correct article in German of Geburtsurkunde is die. So it is die Geburtsurkunde! (nominative case)

The word Geburtsurkunde is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Geburtsurkunde?

How does the declension of Geburtsurkunde 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 die Geburtsurkunde die Geburtsurkunden
Genitive der Geburtsurkunde der Geburtsurkunden
Dative der Geburtsurkunde den Geburtsurkunden
Akkusative die Geburtsurkunde die Geburtsurkunden

What is the meaning of Geburtsurkunde in German?

Geburtsurkunde is defined as:

[1] Official document that certifies the birth and descent of a child

[1] amtliches Dokument, das die Geburt und Abstammung eines Kindes beurkundet

How to use Geburtsurkunde in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geburtsurkunde with translations in English.

[1] „Dessen Geburtsurkunde ist verschwunden, weshalb Konrad fortan mit der falschen Identität weiterleben kann.“

[1] "His birth certificate has disappeared, which is why Konrad can continue with the wrong identity"

[1] „In die Geburtsurkunde und das standesamtliche Register aber wurde, der Wahrheit gemäß, als Religion des Erzeugers und der Mutter »mosaisch« geschrieben.“

[1] "In the birth certificate and the civil registry, however, the truth was" Mosaisch "wrote as the religion of the producer and the mother" "

[1] „Der Name prangt auf der Geburtsurkunde und im Album unter den Fotos von der Einschulung.“

[1] "The name is emblazoned on the birth certificate and in the album among the photos of the schooling" "

[1] „Das Ganze wurde mit einer auf alt gemachten Geburtsurkunde bezeugt.“

[1] "The whole thing was testified with an old birth certificate"

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