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Is it der, die oder das Gegenfahrbahn?


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

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

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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 Gegenfahrbahn?

How does the declension of Gegenfahrbahn 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 Gegenfahrbahn die Gegenfahrbahnen
Genitive der Gegenfahrbahn der Gegenfahrbahnen
Dative der Gegenfahrbahn den Gegenfahrbahnen
Akkusative die Gegenfahrbahn die Gegenfahrbahnen

What is the meaning of Gegenfahrbahn in German?

Gegenfahrbahn is defined as:

[1] Free lane for road traffic, which runs in the opposite direction

[1] Fahrspur für den Straßenverkehr, der in entgegengesetzter Richtung verläuft

How to use Gegenfahrbahn in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gegenfahrbahn with translations in English.

[1] Als er in einer Kurve auf die Gegenfahrbahn geriet, kam es zur Kollision.

[1] When he got on the opposite lane in a curve, the collision occurred

[1] „Ein Auto prallte auf einer Bundesstraße bei Pfunds auf der Gegenfahrbahn frontal gegen einen Lkw.“

[1] "A car crashed into a tract on the opposite lane on the opposite lane on a federal road at Pfunds"

[1] „Es erstreckte sich von der Mitte der rechten Fahrspur, auf der sich der Truck befand, schräg nach vorne über die komplette Gegenfahrbahn und ragte dann links noch etwa fünf Meter frei über die Brücke hinaus.“

[1] "It stretched from the middle of the right lane on which the truck was located, diagonally forward over the entire opposite lane and then protruded about five meters freely across the bridge" "

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