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Is it der, die oder das Geldschein?


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

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

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 Geldschein?

How does the declension of Geldschein 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 Geldschein die Geldscheine
Genitive des Geldscheines des Geldscheins der Geldscheine
Dative dem Geldschein dem Geldscheine den Geldscheinen
Akkusative den Geldschein die Geldscheine

What is the meaning of Geldschein in German?

Geldschein is defined as:

[1] Paper money that is used or was used as a means of payment

[1] Papiergeld; Schein, der als Zahlungsmittel verwendet wird oder wurde

How to use Geldschein in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geldschein with translations in English.

[1] Ich nehme sicherheitshalber immer nur wenig Geldscheine mit zum Einkaufen.

[1] For safety's sake, I always take little banknotes with me to shop

[1] „Der Geldschein machte ihn ein wenig verträglicher.“

[1] "The banknotes made him a little tolerable"

[1] „Sie packten bald ihre zwei Klamotten zusammen, jener legte einen großen Geldschein auf den Tisch, bezahlte die Rechnung, und dann folgten sie ihm auf die Yacht.“

[1] "They soon packed their two clothes, they put a big banknot on the table, paid the bill, and then they followed him on the yacht" "

[1] „Stefans Geldscheine würden reichen, um die Familie für ein paar Tage zu ernähren.“

[1] "Stefan's banknotes would be enough to get the family to eat for a few days"

[1] „Er roch wieder an dem Geldschein, und der Geruch brachte ihn auch tatsächlich von dem Biergemälde ab.“

[1] "He smelled again on the banknote, and the smell actually brought him from the beer painting"

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