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Is it der, die oder das Geige?


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

The word Geige 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 Geige?

How does the declension of Geige 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 Geige die Geigen
Genitive der Geige der Geigen
Dative der Geige den Geigen
Akkusative die Geige die Geigen

What is the meaning of Geige in German?

Geige is defined as:

[1] Violin, from the Viola da Braccio string instrument with a flat body and four strings, which are voted in G-D-A-E

[1] Violine, aus der Viola da braccio hervorgegangenes Streichinstrument mit flachem Korpus und vier Saiten, welche in G-D-A-E gestimmt sind

How to use Geige in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geige with translations in English.

[1] Diese Geige besticht durch ihren warmen Klang.

[1] This violin impresses with its warm sound

[1] „Wenn alle die erste Geige spielen wollten, würden wir nie ein Orchester bekommen.“ (Ruth Schaumann)

[1] "If everyone wanted to play the first violin, we would never get an orchestra" (Ruth Schaumann)

[1] „Doch dann kam eine Geige in das Leben des kleinen Horst.“

[1] "But then a violin came into the life of Little Horste"

[1] „Eine Geige hatte ich mir gewünscht und diese Quetschkommode bekommen.“

[1] "I had wished for a violin and got this squeezing table"

[1] „Flöten und Geigen erklangen.“

[1] "Flutes and violins sounded"

[1] „Darauf fingen die Geigen sehr hoch und sehr neckisch zu spielen an, und ein Mädchen mit dicken nackten Beinen und mageren Armen löste sich von der Schar ihrer Gefährtinnen, trat ein wenig hinter die Kulissen, um etwas an ihrem Mieder in Ordnung zu bringen, nahm dann Aufstellung in der Mitte der Bühne und begann nun zu springen und dabei mit dem einen Fuss sehr hurtig gegen den anderen zu schlagen.“

[1] “The violins began to play very high and very teasing, and a girl with thick naked legs and lean arms detached from the crowd of her companions, stepped a little behind the scenes to get something in order to her bodice Bring, then set up the line in the middle of the stage and started jumping and with one foot very Hurtig against the other to strike "

How do you pronounce Geige?

Geige (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Geige

[1] eine Geige
[1] eine Geige

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