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Is it der, die oder das Strafraum?


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

The word Strafraum 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 Strafraum?

How does the declension of Strafraum 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 Strafraum die Strafräume
Genitive des Strafraumes des Strafraums der Strafräume
Dative dem Strafraum dem Strafraume den Strafräumen
Akkusative den Strafraum die Strafräume

What is the meaning of Strafraum in German?

Strafraum is defined as:

[1] Sport, football: lines marked around the gate in which other rules apply than for the rest of the field, for example the goalkeeper can touch the ball with your hands

[1] Sport, Fußball: durch Linien markierter Bereich um das Tor, in dem andere Regeln gelten, als für den Rest des Spielfeldes, zum Beispiel darf hier der Torwart den Ball mit den Händen berühren

How to use Strafraum in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Strafraum with translations in English.

[1] Das Foul im Strafraum führte zu einem Elfmeter.

[1] The foul in the penalty area led to a penalty

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Pictures or photos of Strafraum

[1] Die meisten Spieler stehen im Strafraum beim Champions-League-Spiel Manchester City gegen Bayern München am 7. Dezember 2011.
[1] Die meisten Spieler stehen im Strafraum beim Champions-League-Spiel Manchester City gegen Bayern München am 7. Dezember 2011.

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