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Is it der, die oder das Geleise?


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

The word Geleise 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 Geleise?

How does the declension of Geleise 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 Geleise die Geleise
Genitive des Geleises der Geleise
Dative dem Geleise den Geleisen
Akkusative das Geleise die Geleise

What is the meaning of Geleise in German?

Geleise is defined as:

[1] Austria, Switzerland, outdated in Germany: Trail for rail vehicles

[1] Österreich, Schweiz, in Deutschland veraltend: Fahrweg für Schienenfahrzeuge

How to use Geleise in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geleise with translations in English.

[1] „Der Wiener, der vor dem Einfahren des nächsten U-Bahnzuges eine Kenianerin auf die Geleise gestoßen hatte, wurde nicht – wie zu erwarten gewesen wäre – wegen Mordversuchs angeklagt.“

[1] "The Viennese, who had joined the track before entering the next subway train, was not-as would have been expected-adopted due to attempted murder"

[1] „Die Geleise im Zürcher Tramtunnel zwischen Milchbuck und Schwamendingen sind in die Jahre gekommen und müssen ersetzt werden.“

[1] "The tracks in the Zurich trace tunnel between Milchbuck and Schwamendingen are getting on in years and must be replaced"

[1] „Die Stadt hat schon mehrfach bei der Bundesbahn angefragt, wie es denn mit einer Verlegung der Geleise unter die Erde sei, aber die Bundesbahn hat ja nicht zu leiden; ihr Verkehr rollt gut.“

[1] "The city has asked the Federal Railway several times how it was with a laying of the tracks to the ground, but the Bundesbahn does not have its traffic in Gut" "

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Pictures or photos of Geleise

[1] Geleise in Wernstein am Inn (Österreich)
[1] Geleise in Wernstein am Inn (Österreich)

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