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Is it der, die oder das Geldanlage?


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

The word Geldanlage 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 Geldanlage?

How does the declension of Geldanlage 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 Geldanlage die Geldanlagen
Genitive der Geldanlage der Geldanlagen
Dative der Geldanlage den Geldanlagen
Akkusative die Geldanlage die Geldanlagen

What is the meaning of Geldanlage in German?

Geldanlage has various definitions in German:

[1] Finance: Investment of money in something from which you promise a yield

[1] Finanzen: Investition von Geld in etwas, von dem man sich einen Ertrag verspricht

[2] The thing you invest in your money

[2] das, worin man sein Geld investiert

How to use Geldanlage in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geldanlage with translations in English.

[1] Um meine Geldanlagen mache ich mir keine Gedanken: Ich habe keine.

[1] I don't worry about my investments: I have no Ä

[1] „Manche Geldanlagen dort werfen höheren Gewinn ab als im französischen Mutterland.“

[1] "Some investments there accuse higher profits than in the French motherland" "

[2] Die Firma ist meine Geldanlage.

[2] The company is my investment

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