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Is it der, die oder das Gummistiefel?


The correct article in German of Gummistiefel is der. So it is der Gummistiefel! (nominative case)

The word Gummistiefel is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Gummistiefel?

How does the declension of Gummistiefel 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 der Gummistiefel die Gummistiefel
Genitive des Gummistiefels der Gummistiefel
Dative dem Gummistiefel den Gummistiefeln
Akkusative den Gummistiefel die Gummistiefel

What is the meaning of Gummistiefel in German?

Gummistiefel is defined as:

[1] Waterproof boots made of rubber

[1] wasserdichte Stiefel, die aus Gummi gefertigt sind

How to use Gummistiefel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gummistiefel with translations in English.

[1] Da nach den sintflutartigen Regenfällen das Wasser im Keller knöchelhoch stand, trug der Hausbesitzer Gummistiefel, als er durch die Räume watete.

[1] Since the water in the basement was an ankle-high, the homeowner wore rubber boots when he waded through the rooms

[1] „Also tauschte er seine Schuhe gegen Gummistiefel aus und ging tiefer in den Wald hinein.“[1]

[1] "So he exchanged his shoes against rubber boots and went deeper into the forest" [1]

[1] „Ich hatte schon am Vortag Gummistiefel gekauft.“[2]

[1] "I had already bought rubber boots on the previous day" [2]

[1] „Der Pastor wurde übrigens aufgrund eines merkwürdigen Indizes endgültig der Tötung seiner Ehefrau überführt: Er hatte die Gummistiefel, in denen er seine Frau am Waldesrand umgebracht hatte, im Geländewagen vergessen.“[3]

Incidentally, "the pastor was finally transferred to the killing of his wife due to a strange index: he had the rubber boots in which he had killed his wife at the edge of the forest, in the SUV" [3]

[1] „Während er die Säcke zur Kartoffelkiste in den Keller schafft, bringt sie Eimer und Spatengabel in den Schuppen, hängt die Strickjacke und den Gartenkittel an den Haken und tauscht die Gummistiefel gegen die Pantoffeln ein.“[4]

[1] "While he creates the bags to the potato box in the basement, she brings bucket and square fork into the shed, hangs the cardigan and garden skills on the hook and exchanges the rubber boots against the slippers of the slippers" [4]

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Pictures or photos of Gummistiefel

[1] ein Paar Gummistiefel
[1] ein Paar Gummistiefel

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