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Is it der, die oder das Geldautomat?


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

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

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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 Geldautomat?

How does the declension of Geldautomat 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 Geldautomat die Geldautomaten
Genitive des Geldautomaten der Geldautomaten
Dative dem Geldautomaten den Geldautomaten
Akkusative den Geldautomaten die Geldautomaten

What is the meaning of Geldautomat in German?

Geldautomat is defined as:

[1] Common in Germany, rare in Switzerland: ATM

[1] in Deutschland gängig, in der Schweiz selten: Geldausgabeautomat

How to use Geldautomat in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geldautomat with translations in English.

[1] „Unvergesslich der Bankangestellte, der offen und schmerzlich erklärte, er gehe in Rente, weil die neuen Geldautomaten ihn in seinem Glaskasten überflüssig machen“[2]

[1] "Unforgettable the bank employee who openly and painfully declared that he was going to retire because the new ATMs made him redundant in his glass case" [2]

[1] „Ein heutiger Geldautomat besteht aus einem Industrie-Standard-PC mit angeschlossener Spezialperipherie und einem Tresor.“[3]

[1] "Today's ATM consists of an industry-standard PC with connected special peripherals and a safe." [3]

[1] „Wir hielten im Stadtzentrum an, um etwas vom Geldautomaten zu holen.“[4]

[1] "We stopped in the city center to get something from the ATM." [4]

[1] „Dann zeigte er mir den Weg zu einem Geldautomaten, an dem ich für 100 Euro knapp 20.000 moldawische Leu abhob.“[5]

[1] "Then he showed me the way to an ATM where I withdrew almost 20,000 Moldovan leu for 100 euros." [5]

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Pictures or photos of Geldautomat

[1] Geldautomat der Hamburger Sparkasse
[1] Geldautomat der Hamburger Sparkasse
[1] Geldautomat der Hamburger Volksbank
[1] Geldautomat der Hamburger Volksbank

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