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Is it der, die oder das Geschäftsfrau?


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

The word Geschäftsfrau 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 Geschäftsfrau?

How does the declension of Geschäftsfrau 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 Geschäftsfrau die Geschäftsfrauen
Genitive der Geschäftsfrau der Geschäftsfrauen
Dative der Geschäftsfrau den Geschäftsfrauen
Akkusative die Geschäftsfrau die Geschäftsfrauen

What is the meaning of Geschäftsfrau in German?

Geschäftsfrau is defined as:

[1] Woman who runs a business or does business

[1] Frau, die ein Geschäft betreibt oder Geschäfte macht

How to use Geschäftsfrau in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geschäftsfrau with translations in English.

[1] „Die schlaueste unter den Insassinnen der gehobenen Abteilung war eine Fälscherin und Geschäftsfrau namens Nelly Kerwin.“

[1] "The smartest among the inmates of the upper department was a counterfeit and businesswoman named Nelly Kerwinä"

[1] „Hella Wuolijoki war eine linke Schriftstellerin und Geschäftsfrau im Holzhandel.“

[1] "Hella Wuolijoki was a left -wing writer and businesswoman in the wooden trade"

[1] „Außerdem führt es erfahrungsgemäß zu kompletter gesellschaftlicher Isolation, einem zwar reizvollen, aber der Karriere einer Geschäftsfrau eher abträglichen Zustand.“

[1] "In addition, experience has shown that it leads to complete social isolation, an attractive, but the career of a businesswoman rather a compatible state" "

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