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Is it der, die oder das Handschaltung?


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

The word Handschaltung 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 Handschaltung?

How does the declension of Handschaltung 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 Handschaltung die Handschaltungen
Genitive der Handschaltung der Handschaltungen
Dative der Handschaltung den Handschaltungen
Akkusative die Handschaltung die Handschaltungen

What is the meaning of Handschaltung in German?

Handschaltung is defined as:

[1] circuit [4], which must be pressed by hand

[1] Schaltung[4], die von Hand betätigt werden muss

How to use Handschaltung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Handschaltung with translations in English.

[1] „Wenn bei einem richtig guten Automatikgetriebe alles passt, dann sind Schaltvorgänge kaum spürbar, das Auto beschleunigt besser als mit Handschaltung und verbraucht auch noch weniger.“

[1] "If everything fits with a really good automatic transmission, then switching processes are hardly noticeable, the car accelerates better than with manual transmission and also consumes less" "

[1] „Das Angebot an Automatikgetrieben als Alternative zur Handschaltung wird immer breiter.“

[1] "The range of automatic drives as an alternative to manual transmission is always broad"

[1] „Die Handschaltung – je nach Motorisierung fünf oder sechs Gänge – lässt sich präzise und mit kurzen Wegen bedienen.“

[1] "Depending on the motorization five or six gears - the manual circuit can be precisely and with short paths"

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