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Is it der, die oder das Gepäckstück?


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

The word Gepäckstück 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 Gepäckstück?

How does the declension of Gepäckstück 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 Gepäckstück die Gepäckstücke
Genitive des Gepäckstückes des Gepäckstücks der Gepäckstücke
Dative dem Gepäckstück dem Gepäckstücke den Gepäckstücken
Akkusative das Gepäckstück die Gepäckstücke

What is the meaning of Gepäckstück in German?

Gepäckstück is defined as:

[1] Individual object that belongs to the luggage

[1] einzelner Gegenstand, der zum Gepäck gehört

How to use Gepäckstück in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gepäckstück with translations in English.

[1] „Dann trug jemand ihre drei Gepäckstücke hinter ihr drei Treppen hoch, bis sie in ihr Zimmer kam und endlich allein war.“

[1] "Then someone wore her three pieces of luggage behind her three stairs until she came to her room and finally was alone"

[1] „Konstantin hat seine Gepäckstücke an den Straßenrand gestellt.“

[1] "Konstantin has put his luggage on the roadside"

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