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Is it der, die oder das Handelsplatz?


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

The word Handelsplatz 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 Handelsplatz?

How does the declension of Handelsplatz 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 Handelsplatz die Handelsplätze
Genitive des Handelsplatzes der Handelsplätze
Dative dem Handelsplatz dem Handelsplatze den Handelsplätzen
Akkusative den Handelsplatz die Handelsplätze

What is the meaning of Handelsplatz in German?

Handelsplatz is defined as:

[1] Place where trade is driven

[1] Ort, an dem Handel getrieben wird

How to use Handelsplatz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Handelsplatz with translations in English.

[1] „Wieso kann ein solcher Handelsplatz so schnell aus der Geschichte verschwinden?“

[1] "Why can such a trading center disappear from history so quickly"

[1] „Bereits um das Jahr 1000 hatte sich Meißen, übrigens benannt nach dem an seiner Nordseite fließenden Bach Misni, zu einem bedeutenden Handelsplatz entwickelt.“

[1] "Meißen had already developed into an important trading center" around the year 1000, named after the brook Misni flowing on its north side "

[1] „Weil ihm Jayakarta an der Mündung des Ciliwung-Flusses als zentraler Handelsplatz geeigneter als Bantam erschien, ließ er die Siedlung 1619 von niederländischen Truppen erobern und zerstören.“

[1] "Because Jayakarta appeared to him more suitable than the bantam at the mouth of the Ciliwung River as a central trading center, he had the settlement conquered and destroyed by Dutch troops in 1619"

[1] „Es soll nicht unerwähnt bleiben, dass Moshi erst durch den Bau der Usambara-Eisenbahn 1912 an Bedeutung gewann, als Handelsplatz der Chagga, als Ort deutscher Siedler und als Sitz der Schutztruppe mit Bezirksverwaltung.“

[1] "It should not go unmentioned that Moshi only gained importance through the construction of the Usambara Railway in 1912, as a trading center of the Chagga, as a place of German settlers and as a seat of the protection force with district administration"

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