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Is it der, die oder das Gondel?


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

The word Gondel 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 Gondel?

How does the declension of Gondel 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 Gondel die Gondeln
Genitive der Gondel der Gondeln
Dative der Gondel den Gondeln
Akkusative die Gondel die Gondeln

What is the meaning of Gondel in German?

Gondel has various definitions in German:

[1] One -sidedly rowing and typical boat for Venice

[1] einseitig zu ruderndes und für Venedig typisches Boot

[2] Hanged container on a balloon or cable car

[2] an einem Luftballon oder einer Seilbahn hängender Behälter

[3] stool with low armrests

[3] Hocker mit niedrigen Armlehnen

How to use Gondel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gondel with translations in English.

[1] Die Fahrt mit einer Gondel gehört zu einer Venedig-Reise einfach dazu.

[1] The trip with a gondola is simply part of a Venice trip

[1] „Inmitten der Insel, zu der uns die Gondel brachte, stand ein hell erleuchteter offener Rundbau, aus dem schon von ferne laute Musik herübertönte.“

[1] "In the middle of the island, to which the gondola brought us, there was a brightly enlightened open circular building, from which loud music from a distance" stood "

[1] „Marzia, meine Großmutter, deren Liebling ich war, kam mir zu Hilfe, wusch mir das Gesicht mit kühlem Wasser, ließ mich, ohne daß jemand etwas davon wußte, in eine Gondel steigen und brachte mich nach Murano, einer dichtbesiedelten Insel, etwa eine halbe Stunde von Venedig entfernt.“

[1] “Marzia, my grandmother, whose darling I was, came to help me, wash my face with cool water, let me get into a gondola without anyone knew something about it and brought me to Murano, a densely populated island , about half an hour from Venice "

[2] [Eine] Gruppenumlaufbahn […] hat Gondeln, die an einem umlaufenden Förderseil in Gruppen zu drei bis fünf Gondeln fix angeklemmt sind.

[2] [A] group orbit […] has gondolas that clamped on a surrounding funding rope in groups of three to five gondolas.

[2] „Es ist merkwürdig und mutet fast surreal an, auf einem Kreuzfahrtschiff unter Gondeln hindurchzufahren, in denen andere Touristen sitzen.“

[2] "It is strange and seems almost surreal to drive through gondolas on a cruise ship where other tourists sit"

[2] „Lee Jay sah zu der Gondel über ihnen auf, während sie im Bogen nach rückwärts hinabglitten.“

[2] "Lee Jay looked up at the gondola above them while they shouted backwards in the bow"



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Pictures or photos of Gondel

[2] Gondel am Matterhorn
[2] Gondel am Matterhorn

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