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Is it der, die oder das Güterzug?


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

The word Güterzug 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 Güterzug?

How does the declension of Güterzug 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 Güterzug die Güterzüge
Genitive des Güterzuges des Güterzugs der Güterzüge
Dative dem Güterzug dem Güterzuge den Güterzügen
Akkusative den Güterzug die Güterzüge

What is the meaning of Güterzug in German?

Güterzug is defined as:

[1] Railway train to transport goods of all kinds (and not people)

[1] Eisenbahnzug zum Transport von Gütern aller Art (und nicht Personen)

How to use Güterzug in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Güterzug with translations in English.

[1] Durch Göttingen fahren jeden Tag viele Güterzüge.

[1] Many freight trains drive through Göttingen every day

[1] „Ein langer Güterzug der Canadian Pacific gleitet neben der Straße her.“

[1] "A long freight train of the Canadian Pacific glides next to the street"

[1] „Seit dem Sommer 1945 passieren unaufhörlich Güterzüge die schlesischen Bahnhöfe.“

[1] "Since the summer of 1945, the Silesian train stations have constantly passed"

[1] „Im ersten Waggon des Güterzugs, gleich hinter dem Tender, liegt ein Mensch auf Stroh.“

[1] "In the first wagon of the freight train, right behind the tender, a person lies on straw" "

[1] „Leere Güterzüge kamen uns entgegen, die vielleicht Holz und Munition vorgebracht hatten.“

[1] "Empty freight trains came towards us who might have brought wood and ammunition"

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