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Is it der, die oder das Mobiltelefon?


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

The word Mobiltelefon 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 Mobiltelefon?

How does the declension of Mobiltelefon 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 Mobiltelefon die Mobiltelefone
Genitive des Mobiltelefons der Mobiltelefone
Dative dem Mobiltelefon den Mobiltelefonen
Akkusative das Mobiltelefon die Mobiltelefone

What is the meaning of Mobiltelefon in German?

Mobiltelefon is defined as:

[1] Cordless telephone working over a radio network

[1] schnurloses Telefon, das über ein Funknetz funktioniert

How to use Mobiltelefon in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Mobiltelefon with translations in English.

[1] Ich bin auf meinem Mobiltelefon überall erreichbar.

[1] I am on my mobile phone everywhere reachable

[1] „Ein Mobiltelefon muss aber nicht nur funktionieren, es soll auch hübsch und möglichst aktuell sein, und es darf keinesfalls in Sachen Robustheit den Kampf gegen Schlüsselbund, Parfumfläschchen und Konsorten in der Handtasche verlieren.“[1]

[1] "But a mobile phone not only has to work, it should also be pretty and as up-to-date as possible, and in terms of robustness it must not lose the fight against keychains, perfume bottles and the like in your handbag."[1]

[1] „Der Mann tippte auf dem blauschimmernden Display seines Mobiltelefons herum.“[2]

[1] "The man typed on the blue-immersed display of his mobile phone at the" [2]

[1] „Bisher konnte mir auch noch niemand erklären, warum man in der Flughafenhalle sein Mobiltelefon nicht benutzen darf.“[3]

[1] "So far, no one could explain why you can not use his mobile phone in the airport hall." [3]

[1] „Aber in Wirklichkeit machte er einen wichtigen Job und erklärte mir, was ich tun musste, um ein Mobiltelefon zu bekommen, das in diesem Land funktionierte.“[4]

[1] "But in reality he was doing an important job and explaining to me what I had to do to get a mobile phone that worked in this country."[4]

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Pictures or photos of Mobiltelefon

[1] ein altes Mobiltelefon
[1] ein altes Mobiltelefon
[1] mehrere Mobiltelefone
[1] mehrere Mobiltelefone

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