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Is it der, die oder das Kabel?


The correct article in German of Kabel is das. So it is das Kabel! (nominative case)

The word Kabel is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Kabel?

How does the declension of Kabel 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 das Kabel die Kabel
Genitive des Kabels der Kabel
Dative dem Kabel den Kabeln
Akkusative das Kabel die Kabel

What is the meaning of Kabel in German?

Kabel has various definitions in German:

[1] Isolated management for transporting electrical current or electronic messages

[1] isolierte Leitung zum Transport elektrischen Stroms beziehungsweise elektronischer Nachrichten

[2] Wire rope

[2] Drahtseil

[3] Sailor language: strong ship rope made of hemp or steel wire

[3] Seemannssprache: starkes Schiffsseil aus Hanf oder Stahldraht

[4] Octed: cable element

[4] veraltet: Kabeltelegramm

[5] Cable program

[5] Kabelprogramm

How to use Kabel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Kabel with translations in English.

[1] In dem neuen Haus wurden die Kabel vom Elektriker verlegt.

[1] In the new house, the cables were published by the electrician

[1] „Dort traf ein Päckchen ein, aus dem Kabel hingen.“

[1] "There a parcel arrived, hanging from the cable"

[2] Bei der alten Drahtseilbahn war das Kabel, an dem die Gondeln hängen, schon arg beansprucht.

[2] The cable on which the gondolas hangs was already very stressful for the old wire cable car

[4] Wir haben sofort ein Kabel geschickt.

[4] We immediately kept a cable

[5] Habt ihr auch schon Kabel?

[5] Do you already have cable diet

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Pictures or photos of Kabel

[1] USB-Kabel
[1] USB-Kabel
[2] Kabel als Teil der Drahtseilbahn
[2] Kabel als Teil der Drahtseilbahn

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