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Is it der, die oder das Gerüst?


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

The word Gerüst 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 Gerüst?

How does the declension of Gerüst 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 Gerüst die Gerüste
Genitive des Gerüstes des Gerüsts der Gerüste
Dative dem Gerüst dem Gerüste den Gerüsten
Akkusative das Gerüst die Gerüste

What is the meaning of Gerüst in German?

Gerüst is defined as:

[1] Technology: Device, construction made of bars/poles, which serves as a work platform or as a holding device

[1] Technik: Vorrichtung, Konstruktion aus Balken/Stangen, die als Arbeitsplattform oder als Haltevorrichtung dient

How to use Gerüst in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gerüst with translations in English.

[1] Am Bau werden Gerüste benötigt, um Arbeiten an den Außenwänden zu verrichten.

[1] At the construction, scaffolding is required to work on the outer walls

[1] „Volker und mir hatte Mama streng untersagt, auf den Gerüsten rumzuturnen.“

[1] "Volker and me had strictly prohibited Mama about around the scaffolding"

[1] „Die Gerüste erinnerten mich an alte Gemälde vom Turmbau zu Babel.“

[1] "The scaffolding reminded me of old paintings from the tower building to Babelä"

[1] „Darin wird ein merkwürdiges Gerüst aufgebaut.“

[1] "A strange scaffolding is built in it"

[1] „Ich nahm also neben den Gerüsten Platz, um das Einstellen der Bauarbeiten zu beobachten.“

[1] "So I took a seat next to the scaffolding to observe the construction work"

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Pictures or photos of Gerüst

[1] Ein Gerüst umschließt ein Gebäude.
[1] Ein Gerüst umschließt ein Gebäude.

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