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Is it der, die oder das Gewerbe?


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

The word Gewerbe 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 Gewerbe?

How does the declension of Gewerbe 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 Gewerbe die Gewerbe
Genitive des Gewerbes der Gewerbe
Dative dem Gewerbe den Gewerben
Akkusative das Gewerbe die Gewerbe

What is the meaning of Gewerbe in German?

Gewerbe is defined as:

[1] Occupational work focused on acquisition

[1] auf Erwerb ausgerichtete berufsmäßige Tätigkeit

How to use Gewerbe in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gewerbe with translations in English.

[1] Natürlich müssen Sie das Gewerbe auch anmelden und dann Gewerbesteuer bezahlen.

[1] Of course you also have to register the trade and then pay for trade tax

[1] Und welchem Gewerbe gehen Sie nach?

[1] And what business do they go

[1] „Er hatte sich immer als begeisterter Verehrer meiner Kunst erklärt – und wer unser Gewerbe kennt, weiß, daß sogar das winzigste Lob eines Bühnenarbeiters unsere Brust bis zum Platzen schwellen läßt.“

[1] "He had always declared himself an enthusiastic admirer of my art - and who knows our trade knows that even the tiniest praise of a stage worker lets our breast swell"

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