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Is it der, die oder das Getriebe?


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

The word Getriebe is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Getriebe?

How does the declension of Getriebe 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 Getriebe die Getriebe
Genitive des Getriebes der Getriebe
Dative dem Getriebe den Getrieben
Akkusative das Getriebe die Getriebe

What is the meaning of Getriebe in German?

Getriebe has various definitions in German:

[1] Mechanical engineering: General: Movable connections of parts to transmit and convert speeds or torque for driving parts on a railway

[1] Maschinenbau: allgemein: bewegliche Verbindungen von Teilen zum Übertragen und Umwandeln von Drehzahlen oder Drehmomenten zum Führen von Teilen auf einer Bahn.

[2] Vehicle construction: A gearbox according to [1], in which there can be switched back and forth between several translation conditions (i.e. passages)

[2] Fahrzeugbau: Ein Getriebe nach [1], bei dem zwischen mehreren Übersetzungsverhältnissen (sprich: Gängen) hin- und her geschaltet werden kann

[3] entirety of the actions of a crowd

[3] Gesamtheit der Handlungen einer Menschenmenge

How to use Getriebe in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Getriebe with translations in English.

[1] Das System Getriebe besteht aus einer großen Anzahl von Untersystemen und ist selbst wiederum ein Untersystem des Antriebsstrangs.

[1] The gear system consists of a large number of subsystems and itself is a subsystem of the drive strand

[2] Mein Fahrrad hat ein Getriebe mit drei Gängen.

[2] My bike has a gear with three Gängenä

[2] „Das Getriebe mahlt vor sich hin.“

[2] "The gear grinds in front of it"

[3] So eine gute Idee zur Verbesserung kann man doch nicht im Getriebe untergehen lassen.

[3] Such a good idea for improvement cannot be lost in the gearbox

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