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Is it der, die oder das Güterverkehr?


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

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

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 Güterverkehr?

How does the declension of Güterverkehr 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 Güterverkehr die Güterverkehre
Genitive des Güterverkehrs des Güterverkehres der Güterverkehre
Dative dem Güterverkehr den Güterverkehren
Akkusative den Güterverkehr die Güterverkehre

What is the meaning of Güterverkehr in German?

Güterverkehr is defined as:

[1] Collective drawing for all types of transportation of goods by means of transport

[1] Sammelbezeichnung für alle Arten des Transports von Gütern mit Verkehrsmitteln

How to use Güterverkehr in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Güterverkehr with translations in English.

[1] Güterverkehr findet zu Lande, zu Wasser und in der Luft statt.

[1] freight traffic takes place on the country, to water and in the air instead

[1] „Nach einer vom Institut für Mobilitätsforschung (ifmo) vorgelegten Studie werden sich die Ost-West-Güterverkehre im Zeitraum von 2005 bis 2030 verdoppeln.“

[1] "According to a study presented by the Institute for Mobility Research (IFMO), East-West freight transport will double in the period from 2005 to 2030"

[1] „Zwar bemühten sich die Betreiber von Anfang an, auch im Güterverkehr Fuß zu fassen und Geschäfte zu machen, diese Versuche waren jedoch nur von wirklich zu vernachlässigenden Erfolgen gekrönt.“

[1] "From the beginning, the operators tried to gain a foothold and business in freight traffic, but these attempts were only crowded by really negligible success"

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Pictures or photos of Güterverkehr

[1] Eisenbahn im Güterverkehr
[1] Eisenbahn im Güterverkehr

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