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Is it der, die oder das Gerichtskosten?

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 Gerichtskosten?

How does the declension of Gerichtskosten 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 Gerichtskosten
Genitive der Gerichtskosten
Dative den Gerichtskosten
Akkusative die Gerichtskosten

What is the meaning of Gerichtskosten in German?

Gerichtskosten is defined as:

[1] Costs incurred in a legal proceedings

[1] Kosten, die bei einem Gerichtsverfahren entstehen

How to use Gerichtskosten in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gerichtskosten with translations in English.

[1] „Wird die Prozesskostenhilfe in vollem Umfang bewilligt, werden die Gerichtskosten sowie die Anwaltsgebühren des eigenen Rechtsanwaltes nach dem Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz dann durch die Staatskasse getragen, wenn der Antragsteller den Prozess verliert.“

[1] "If legal aid is fully approved, the court costs and the legal fees of their own lawyer are borne by the state treasury in accordance with the Lawyers' Remuneration Act if the applicant loses the process"

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