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Is it der, die oder das Glockenspiel?


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

The word Glockenspiel 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 Glockenspiel?

How does the declension of Glockenspiel 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 Glockenspiel die Glockenspiele
Genitive des Glockenspiels der Glockenspiele
Dative dem Glockenspiel den Glockenspielen
Akkusative das Glockenspiel die Glockenspiele

What is the meaning of Glockenspiel in German?

Glockenspiel has various definitions in German:

[1] Music: Pag instrument that is made of metal plates of different sizes and is played with two beats

[1] Musik: Schlaginstrument, das aus unterschiedlich großen Metallplatten aufgebaut ist und mit zwei Schlägeln gespielt wird

[2] An ensemble of coordinated bells, which are often attached in public space and are usually mechanically made to sound mechanically at times

[2] ein Ensemble aufeinander abgestimmter Glocken, die oft im öffentlichen Raum angebracht sind und in der Regel mechanisch zu festgelegten Zeitpunkten zum Klingen gebracht werden

[3] Music: Metal plates arranged horizontally with 25 to 27 horizontal metal plates, which is used in marching chapels and is played with a mallet

[3] Musik: Schlaginstrument mit 25 bis 27 waagerecht angeordneten Metallplatten, das in Marschkapellen verwendet wird und mit einem Schlägel gespielt wird

[4] Music: Pag instrument, in which bells

[4] Musik: Schlaginstrument, bei dem über eine meist mit den Fäusten gespielte Klaviatur Glocken angeschlagen werden

[5] Music: Register of the organ

[5] Musik: Register der Orgel

How to use Glockenspiel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Glockenspiel with translations in English.

[1] Frank spielt ein Lied auf dem Glockenspiel.

[1] Frank plays a song on the bell play

[2] Das Glockenspiel am Münchener Neuen Rathaus erklingt dreimal täglich.

[2] The carillon at the Munich New Town Hall sounds three times a day

[2] „Während der Zug sich um das Rechteck bewegte, erklang vom Turm der nahen Kirche St. Marien ein Glockenspiel mit siebenhundertundzwanzig Variationen.“

[2] "While the train was moving around the rectangle, the tower of the nearby church sounded a bell play with twenty -hundred and twenty variations."

[2] „Dem Glockenspiel vom Rathaus hörte sie lange zu.“

[2] "She heard the carillon from the town hall for a long time"







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Pictures or photos of Glockenspiel

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[3] Ein Glockenspiel.
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[4] Ein mobiles Glockenspiel.
[4] Ein mobiles Glockenspiel.

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