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Is it der, die oder das Geläut?


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

The word Geläut 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 Geläut?

How does the declension of Geläut 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 Geläut die Geläute
Genitive des Geläuts des Geläutes der Geläute
Dative dem Geläut dem Geläute den Geläuten
Akkusative das Geläut die Geläute

What is the meaning of Geläut in German?

Geläut is defined as:

[1] No plural: (coordinated) ringing of several bells

[1] kein Plural: (abgestimmtes) Läuten mehrerer Glocken

[1a] rare: a bell

[1a] selten: einer Glocke

How to use Geläut in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geläut with translations in English.

[1] „Das Geläut erinnerte Pierre daran, dass es ein Sonntag und der Feiertag Mariä Geburt war.“

[1] "Pierre reminded that it was a Sunday and the holiday Mariä Birth"

[1, 3] Das Geläut hört man meilenweit.

[1, 3] The ringing can be heard miles.

[2] Häufig befindet sich das Geläut auf dem Kirchturm.

[2] Often the ringing is on the church tower

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Pictures or photos of Geläut

[2] Geläut in einem freistehendem Glockenstuhl in Seester (Schleswig-Holstein)
[2] Geläut in einem freistehendem Glockenstuhl in Seester (Schleswig-Holstein)

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