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Is it der, die oder das Gewölbe?


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

The word Gewölbe 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 Gewölbe?

How does the declension of Gewölbe 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 Gewölbe die Gewölbe
Genitive des Gewölbes der Gewölbe
Dative dem Gewölbe den Gewölben
Akkusative das Gewölbe die Gewölbe

What is the meaning of Gewölbe in German?

Gewölbe has various definitions in German:

[1] curved upper room degree

[1] gebogener oberer Raumabschluss

[2] Room with a vault according to [1]

[2] Raum mit einem Gewölbe nach [1]

How to use Gewölbe in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gewölbe with translations in English.

[1] Die Konstruktionsweise dieses Gewölbes weckt das Interesse vieler Baufachleute.

[1] The construction of this vault arouses the interest of many construction subjects

[1] „Sicher aber nehmen sie die Kuppel einer mächtigen Kathedrale wahr, der Hagia Sophia, deren Gewölbe in der Luft zu schweben scheint.“

[1] "Certainly, however, perceive the dome of a mighty cathedral, Hagia Sophia, whose vaults seem to float in the air"

[1] „Von der Decke, dort wo die Rundungen des Gewölbes an ihrem höchsten Punkt einander berührten und die Statik der Konstruktion vollendeten, hing ein schwerer, gußeiserner Leuchter, der ein diffuses, schummriges Licht verbreitete.“

[1] "From the ceiling, where the curves of the vault touched each other at their highest point and the statics of the construction were completed, there was a heavy, cast iron candlestick that spread a diffuse, dim light" "

[2] Die Weinhandlung war in einem alten Gewölbe eingerichtet.

[2] The wine shop was set up in an old vault

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Pictures or photos of Gewölbe

[1] ein Gewölbe
[1] ein Gewölbe
[2] mehrere Gewölbe bilden einen Gang
[2] mehrere Gewölbe bilden einen Gang

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