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Is it der, die oder das Verbot?


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

The word Verbot is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Verbot?

How does the declension of Verbot 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 Verbot die Verbote
Genitive des Verbotes des Verbots der Verbote
Dative dem Verbot dem Verbote den Verboten
Akkusative das Verbot die Verbote

What is the meaning of Verbot in German?

Verbot has various definitions in German:

[1] Strict request to fail an action or activity

[1] strenge Aufforderung, eine Handlung oder Tätigkeit zu unterlassen

[2] Law: Law that prohibits the execution of a specific activity or act under certain circumstances

[2] Recht: Gesetz, das die Ausführung einer bestimmten Tätigkeit oder Handlung unter bestimmten Umständen verbietet

How to use Verbot in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Verbot with translations in English.

[1] Während der Bauarbeiten gilt ein Verbot für Außenstehende, die Baustelle zu betreten.

[1] During the construction work, a ban applies to outsiders to enter the construction site to

[2] „Im März 1966 erließ das sowjetische Fischereiministerium ein zehnjähriges Verbot des gewerblichen Fangs von Delphinen im Schwarzen und im Asowschen Meer.“

[2] "In March 1966, the Soviet Fishermininium issued a ten -year ban on the commercial catch of dolphins in the Black and in Asowian Meer" "

How do you pronounce Verbot?

Verbot (Österreich)

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