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Is it der, die oder das Geschenkbox?


The correct article in German of Geschenkbox is die. So it is die Geschenkbox! (nominative case)

The word Geschenkbox is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Geschenkbox?

How does the declension of Geschenkbox 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 Geschenkbox die Geschenkboxen
Genitive der Geschenkbox der Geschenkboxen
Dative der Geschenkbox den Geschenkboxen
Akkusative die Geschenkbox die Geschenkboxen

What is the meaning of Geschenkbox in German?

Geschenkbox is defined as:

[1] Particularly designed and serving as a gift box

[1] besonders gestaltete und als Geschenk dienende Box

How to use Geschenkbox in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geschenkbox with translations in English.

[1] Wir bieten Ihnen diese Trilogie auch in einer Geschenkbox an.

[1] We also offer this trilogy in a gift box

[1] „Inzwischen existieren auch gefüllte Stäbchen, Dragees, eine Geschenkbox und After Eight Lemon.“

[1] "In the meantime there are also filled chopsticks, drages, a gift box and after eight lemonien"

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