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Is it der, die oder das Verband?


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

The word Verband is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Verband?

How does the declension of Verband 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 Verband die Verbände
Genitive des Verbandes des Verbands der Verbände
Dative dem Verband dem Verbande den Verbänden
Akkusative den Verband die Verbände

What is the meaning of Verband in German?

Verband has various definitions in German:

[1] in general: organization of people with the same interest

[1] allgemein: Organisation von Personen gleichen Interesses

[2] Medicine: covering a wound

[2] Medizin: Abdeckung einer Wunde

[3] Military: larger division of troops

[3] Militär: größere Gliederung von Truppen

How to use Verband in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Verband with translations in English.

[1] Die Verbände haben ihre Lobby in Berlin.

[1] The associations have their lobby in Berlin.

[2] Da muss dringend ein Verband angelegt werden.

[2] A bandage urgently needs to be put in place

[2] „Er hatte einen Verband um den Unterarm.“[2]

[2] “He had a bandage around his forearm” [2]

[2] „Der Andere wickelte den Verband auf.“[3]

[2] "The other rolled up the bandage." [3]

[2] „Die Wunde an Walts Finger hatte so reichlich geblutet, daß keine Blutvergiftung entstand, aber den Verband mußte er eine Woche am Finger lassen, und die Wunde heilte erst nach drei Wochen zu.“[4]

[2] "The wound on Walt's finger had bled so profusely that there was no blood poisoning, but he had to leave the bandage on his finger for a week and the wound only healed after three weeks." [4]

[3] Die Verbände mussten sich zurückziehen.

[3] The associations had to withdraw.

[3] „Die Insellage verschonte die Bewohner Britanniens von Einfällen von außen, obwohl es bereits in dieser Zeit vereinzelte Angriffe fränkischer und sächsischer Verbände gab.“[5]

[3] "The island location spared the inhabitants of Britain from invasions from outside, although there were already isolated attacks by Franconian and Saxon associations at this time ." [5]

How do you pronounce Verband?

Verband (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Verband

[2] Katze mit einem Verband
[2] Katze mit einem Verband

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