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Is it der, die oder das Visum?


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

The word Visum 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 Visum?

How does the declension of Visum 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative das Visum die Visa die Visen
Genitive des Visums der Visa der Visen
Dative dem Visum den Visa den Visen
Akkusative das Visum die Visa die Visen

What is the meaning of Visum in German?

Visum is defined as:

[1] A notice of vision in a personnel document, a one, exit or passage permit

[1] ein Sichtvermerk in einem Personaldokument, eine Ein-, Aus- oder Durchreiseerlaubnis

How to use Visum in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Visum with translations in English.

[1] Für die Einreise in die USA benötigt man ein Visum.

[1] For entry into the USA you need a visa

[1] „Ein Visum ist ein Stempel, der in den Paß gestempelt wird.“

[1] "A visa is a stamp that is stamped into the pass"

[1] „Claudias Visum ist kurz vor der Abreise doch noch gekommen, und so steht unserer Spurensuche nichts mehr im Wege.“

[1] "Claudia's visa came shortly before departure, and so our search for traces is no longer in the way" "

[1] „Seine Freunde rieten ihm nun, er möge bei der amerikanischen Konsularbehörde eines anderen Landes sein Glück versuchen oder sich ein gefälschtes Visum besorgen oder durch Bestechung ein echtes Visum oder mit fremden Papieren reisen und dergleichen.“

[1] "His friends now advised him that he should try his luck with the American consular authority of another country or get a fake visa or travel a real visa or with foreign papers through bribery"

[1] „Er hatte seinen Reisepaß mit den Visa.“

[1] "He had his passport with the Visae"

[1] „Ein Schweizer Doktorand twittert kritisch über China. Danach will seine Professorin an der Universität St. Gallen nichts mehr mit ihm zu tun haben – sie fürchtet, kein Visum mehr zu bekommen.“

[1] "A Swiss doctoral student tweeted critically about Chinese afterwards his professor at the University of St. Gallen no longer wants to have anything to do with him - fears not to get a visa anymore."

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