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Is it der, die oder das Sporthalle?


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

The word Sporthalle 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 Sporthalle?

How does the declension of Sporthalle 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 Sporthalle die Sporthallen
Genitive der Sporthalle der Sporthallen
Dative der Sporthalle den Sporthallen
Akkusative die Sporthalle die Sporthallen

What is the meaning of Sporthalle in German?

Sporthalle is defined as:

[1] A hall that is designed for the exercise of different sports

[1] eine Halle, die für die Ausübung unterschiedlicher Sportarten ausgelegt ist

How to use Sporthalle in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Sporthalle with translations in English.

[1] In vielen Sporthallen ist das Betreten des dortigen Bodens mit normalen Straßenschuhen nicht erwünscht.

[1] In many sports halls, entering the soil there is not desirable with normal street shoes

[1] „Mikaela Shiffrin steht in der Sporthalle der Volkshochschule Flachau, Salzburger Land, und lächelt unter ihrer weißen Pudelmütze hervor.“

[1] "Mikaela Shiffrin stands in the sports hall of the Volkshochschule Flachau, Salzburger Land, and smiles under her white poodle hat"

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Pictures or photos of Sporthalle

[1] eine Sporthalle von Innen
[1] eine Sporthalle von Innen

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