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Is it der, die oder das Sound?


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

The word Sound 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 Sound?

How does the declension of Sound 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 Sound die Sounds
Genitive des Sounds der Sounds
Dative dem Sound den Sounds
Akkusative den Sound die Sounds

What is the meaning of Sound in German?

Sound is defined as:

[1] The characteristic sound of music

[1] der charakteristische Klang der Musik

How to use Sound in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Sound with translations in English.

[1] Für den typischen Rocksound muss das normale E-Gitarren-Signal verzerrt werden.

[1] For the typical rock sound, the normal electric guitar signal must be distorted

[1] Beim Kauf einer Blues-Gitarre sollte man sich vorher genau überlegen, wie der Sound klingen soll.

[1] When buying a blues guitar, you should think carefully about how the sound should sound

[1] „Unablösbar gehört zu dieser Stadt nicht allein das, was man zu sehen bekommt, sondern eben auch der Sound, der zu vernehmen ist.“

[1] "Inevitable does not only belong to this city what you get to see, but also the sound that can be heard"

[1] „Ich lief durch das Getümmel, um nach Davids Truck Ausschau zu halten, und kam an einem deutschen Team vorbei, das zum ohrenbetäubenden Sound von Trash Metal in atemberaubender Geschwindigkeit einen Reifen wechselte.“

[1] "I ran through the fray to keep an eye out for David's truck, and passed a German team, which for the deafening sound of Trash Metal at a breathtaking speed changes a mature one" "

[1] „Die neue Freiheit hatte ihren eigenen Sound.“

[1] "The new freedom had its own sound" "

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