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Is it der, die oder das Gelübde?


The correct article in German of Gelübde is das. So it is das Gelübde! (nominative case)

The word Gelübde is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Gelübde?

How does the declension of Gelübde 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 das Gelübde die Gelübde
Genitive des Gelübdes der Gelübde
Dative dem Gelübde den Gelübden
Akkusative das Gelübde die Gelübde

What is the meaning of Gelübde in German?

Gelübde is defined as:

[1] promise, mostly towards God

[1] Versprechen, meist gegenüber Gott

How to use Gelübde in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gelübde with translations in English.

[1] Sie befolgen ihre Gelübde mit großer Disziplin.

[1] They follow their vows with a large discipline

[1] Die Mönche legen das Gelübde der Armut ab.

[1] The monks lay the vow of poverty

[1] Nach der Rettung legte sie das stille Gelübde ab, nie wieder ein Flugzeug zu betreten.

[1] After the rescue, she put the silent vow of never entering an airplane again

[1] „Am Schluß bedankte sie sich bei allen, die ihr geholfen hatten, ihr Gelübde zu erfüllen, und verließ das Bethaus.“

[1] At the end she thanked everyone who had helped her to fulfill her vows and left the bed house "

[1] „Götterstatuen und Inschriften verraten uns, dass man in den Umgangstempeln ebenfalls Gelübde darbrachte.“

[1] "Statues of the gods and inscriptions tell us that they also offer vow in the stamps"

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