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Is it der, die oder das Handtasche?


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

The word Handtasche is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Handtasche?

How does the declension of Handtasche 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 Handtasche die Handtaschen
Genitive der Handtasche der Handtaschen
Dative der Handtasche den Handtaschen
Akkusative die Handtasche die Handtaschen

What is the meaning of Handtasche in German?

Handtasche is defined as:

[1] Ms.lich: Small to medium -sized pockets to be worn by hand or by hand on the arm or over the shoulder, which is intended to carry utensils

[1] fraulich: in der Hand oder mittels Henkel am Arm oder über der Schulter zu tragende kleine bis mittlere Tasche, die zum Mitführen von Utensilien bestimmt ist

[1b] Male: In the hand (with and without a handle) or small to medium -sized pockets to be worn above the shoulder, which is intended to carry utensils

[1b] männliche: in der Hand (mit und ohne Griff) oder über der Schulter zu tragende kleine bis mittlere Tasche, die zum Mitführen von Utensilien bestimmt ist

How to use Handtasche in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Handtasche with translations in English.

[1] Sie hatte ihre Handtasche im Auto vergessen.

[1] She had forgotten her handbag in the car

[1] „Neben dem ursprünglichen Zweck, Nützliches nicht auf beide Hände verteilt mit sich führen zu müssen, ist die Handtasche natürlich eine nicht zu übersehende Visitenkarte.“

[1] "In addition to the original purpose of not having to carry useful to both hands, the handbag is of course a business card that should not be overlooked" of course "

[1] „Und mit einem Ruck hatte er die Handtasche an sich gerissen und war um die Ecke.“

[1] "And with a jerk he had torn his handbag and was around the corner"

[1] „Sie ging zu dem Stuhl, auf dem ihre Handtasche lag, und holte sich ein paar Sicherheitsnadeln.“

[1] "She went to the chair on which her handbag was located and got a few safety needles"

[1] „Als der Wagen auf dem Parkplatz vor dem Haus Kuß zum Stehen kommt, beginnt sie in ihrer Handtasche zu kramen.“

[1] "When the car comes to a standstill in the parking lot in front of the house, she begins in her handbag to Kramenä"

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