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Is it der, die oder das Geldkarte?


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

The word Geldkarte 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 Geldkarte?

How does the declension of Geldkarte 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 Geldkarte die Geldkarten
Genitive der Geldkarte der Geldkarten
Dative der Geldkarte den Geldkarten
Akkusative die Geldkarte die Geldkarten

What is the meaning of Geldkarte in German?

Geldkarte is defined as:

[1] Germany: A card charging with easy -ups, which is used as an electronic means of payment and is provided with a microchip

[1] Deutschland: eine mit Guthaben aufladbare Karte, welche als elektronisches Zahlungsmittel genutzt wird und mit einem Mikrochip versehen ist

How to use Geldkarte in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geldkarte with translations in English.

[1] Banken dürfen ihren Kunden bei Verlust der Geldkarte keine Gebühr für eine neue abverlangen.

[1] Banks may not be a fee for a new from request if the money card is lost

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