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Is it der, die oder das Geiger?


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

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

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 Geiger?

How does the declension of Geiger 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 der Geiger die Geiger
Genitive des Geigers der Geiger
Dative dem Geiger den Geigern
Akkusative den Geiger die Geiger

What is the meaning of Geiger in German?

Geiger is defined as:

[1] Person who plays the violin

[1] Person, die Geige spielt

How to use Geiger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geiger with translations in English.

[1] Ihnen fehlt noch ein guter Geiger.

[1] You still lack a good Geigerä

[1] „Ihr Vater war ein jüdischer Geiger aus Prag, der Anfang der 30er Jahre erfolgreich in Berlin tätig war, Deutschland aber 1935 verlassen musste.“

[1] "Her father was a Jewish violinist from Prague who worked successfully in Berlin in the early 1930s, but had to leave Germany in 1935"

[1] „Serana hatte zu der Zeit einen Geiger zur Seite, einen jener unwirklichen Bewohner der Pußta, der ungarischen Flachlandschaften, wo zu allen Zeiten die jungen Herren aufbrechen, um die Welt kennenzulernen, und nie kehren sie nach Hause zurück.“

[1] "At the time, Serana had a violinist, one of those unreal inhabitants of Pussa, the Hungarian flat landscapes, where the young men open at all times to get to know the world, and never return home"

[1] „In weniger als acht Tagen stand ich ohne einen Soldo da; da entschloß ich mich, Geiger zu werden.“

[1] "In less than eight days I stood without a Soldo one by one, I decided to become a violinist"

How do you pronounce Geiger?

Geiger (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Geiger

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