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Is it der, die oder das Gefängnisstrafe?


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

The word Gefängnisstrafe 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 Gefängnisstrafe?

How does the declension of Gefängnisstrafe 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 Gefängnisstrafe die Gefängnisstrafen
Genitive der Gefängnisstrafe der Gefängnisstrafen
Dative der Gefängnisstrafe den Gefängnisstrafen
Akkusative die Gefängnisstrafe die Gefängnisstrafen

What is the meaning of Gefängnisstrafe in German?

Gefängnisstrafe has various definitions in German:

[1] General: A prison stay arranged in court to punish an offense

[1] allgemein: ein zur Bestrafung eines Vergehens gerichtlich angeordneter Gefängnisaufenthalt

[2] Special, German case law until 1970: a prison sentence between one day and five years without general work obligation

[2] speziell, deutsche Rechtsprechung bis 1970: eine Haftstrafe zwischen einem Tag und fünf Jahren ohne generelle Arbeitspflicht

How to use Gefängnisstrafe in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gefängnisstrafe with translations in English.

[1] Der Angeklagte wurde zu einer dreijährigen Gefängnisstrafe verurteilt.

[1] The accused was sentenced to a three -year prison sentence

[1] „Max hörte ihn erzählen, wie er einen Hilfsrabbiner vor einer Gefängnisstrafe bewahrt habe.“

[1] "Max heard him tell him how he had kept an auxiliary rabbi from a prison sentence"

[1] „Die Spruchkammern sprachen 9000 Gefängnisstrafen aus, über 500000 Geldstrafen und 25000 Vermögensbeschlagnahmungen.“

[1] "The saying chambers spoke 9,000 prison terms, over 500,000 fines and 25,000 asset fitting" "

[1] „Leo Kämper und Metzger Bronski hatten ihre zweimonatige Gefängnisstrafe abgesessen, und die Ereignisse der Dezembernacht rückten in den Hintergrund.“

[1] "Leo Kämper and butcher Bronski had served their two -month prison sentence, and the events of the December night moved into the background" "

[2] „Nach alledem wurde der bauleitende Architekt zu einer Gefängnisstrafe von 20 Tagen, der selbständige Architekt zu einer Gefängnisstrafe von 30 Tagen und der Unternehmer zu einer Gefängnisstrafe von 40 Tagen verurteilt.“

[2] "According to all of this, the bold architect became a prison sentence of 20 days, the independent architect for a prison sentence of 30 days and the entrepreneur sentenced to a prison sentence of 40 days"

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