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Is it der, die oder das Geiß?


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

The word Geiß 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 Geiß?

How does the declension of Geiß 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 Geiß die Geißen
Genitive der Geiß der Geißen
Dative der Geiß den Geißen
Akkusative die Geiß die Geißen

What is the meaning of Geiß in German?

Geiß has various definitions in German:

[1] Zoology, Austrian, Swiss, southern German, West Middle German: goat, especially the female animal

[1] Zoologie, österreichisch, schweizerisch, süddeutsch, westmitteldeutsch: Ziege, insbesondere das weibliche Tier

[2] Zoology: Female Animal of the Dam deer

[2] Zoologie: weibliches Tier des Damwilds

[3] Zoology: female chamois, female animal of the gamswild

[3] Zoologie: weibliche Gämse, weibliches Tier des Gamswilds

[4] Zoology: female deer, female animal of the deer

[4] Zoologie: weibliches Reh, weibliches Tier des Rehwilds

[5] Zoology: Female Animal of Steinwild

[5] Zoologie: weibliches Tier des Steinwilds

[6] Mythology, fairy tale, fairy tale form: shape/figure of a fairy tale of the brothers Grimm (as "The wolf and the seven young Geißlein" or "The wolf and the seven goats"). Ease mother/goat mother of the young goats

[6] Mythologie, Märchen, Märchengestalt: Gestalt/Figur eines, im deutschsprachigen Raum eines der bekanntesten, Märchen der Brüder Grimm (als „Der Wolf und die sieben jungen Geißlein“ oder „Der Wolf und die sieben Geißlein“) bekannt; Mutter/Geißenmutter der jungen Geißlein

How to use Geiß in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geiß with translations in English.

[1] „In der Ziegenherde befindet sich eine Geiß, die im Begriff ist, ein Junges zu werfen.“

[1] "In the herd of goat there is a goat that is about to throw a young" "









[6] „Es war einmal eine alte Geiß, die hatte sieben junge Geißlein und hatte sie lieb, wie eine Mutter ihre Kinder liebhat.“

[6] "It was once an old goat, she had seven young doors and loved her, like a mother her children love"

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Pictures or photos of Geiß

[1] Kopf einer Geiß
[1] Kopf einer Geiß

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