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Is it der, die oder das Abhängigkeit?


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

The word Abhängigkeit 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 Abhängigkeit?

How does the declension of Abhängigkeit 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 Abhängigkeit die Abhängigkeiten
Genitive der Abhängigkeit der Abhängigkeiten
Dative der Abhängigkeit den Abhängigkeiten
Akkusative die Abhängigkeit die Abhängigkeiten

What is the meaning of Abhängigkeit in German?

Abhängigkeit has various definitions in German:

[1] Condition to be dependent on someone or something

[1] Zustand, auf jemand oder etwas angewiesen zu sein

[2] Linguistics: Lending of linguistic expressions on others

[2] Linguistik: Angewiesenheit sprachlicher Ausdrücke auf andere

How to use Abhängigkeit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abhängigkeit with translations in English.

[1] Sie wollte ihre Abhängigkeit nicht mehr ertragen.

[1] She no longer wanted to endure her dependency

[1] Die Abhängigkeit des Ergebnisses vom Einsatz der Mitarbeiter ist für alle erkennbar.

[1] The dependence of the result on the use of the employees is for all recognition

[1] „Die Mährer werden erstmals 822 in einer fränkischen Quelle erwähnt, als sie auf einer Reichsversammlung in Frankfurt am Main erscheinen und Geschenke überbringen, gewiß als Zeichen einer lockeren Abhängigkeit.“

[1] "The Moravians are first mentioned in a Franconian source in 822 when they appear at a Reich meeting in Frankfurt am Main and deliver gifts, certainly as a sign of a loose dependency"

[1] „Die Rüstungsindustrie Chinas hat in den vergangen Jahren große Fortschritte gemacht, sodass das Land seine Abhängigkeit von Rüstungsimporten aus dem Ausland deutlich verringern konnte.“

[1] "The armaments industry of China has made great progress in the past few years, so that the country was able to significantly reduce its dependence on arms imports from abroad"

[1] „Doch musste CERN auch bereits verspüren, dass die vermeintlich günstigen Konditionen oftmals nur als Köder dienten, um eine Abhängigkeit zum Hersteller zu schaffen. Sobald diese Abhängigkeit zementiert war, fielen plötzlich die günstigen Konditionen weg. Genau das passierte CERN dann auch mit Microsoft.“

[1] “But Cern also had to feel that the supposedly favorable conditions often only served as bait in order to depend on the manufacturer to create as soon as this dependency was cemented, the favorable conditions suddenly fell away. This is exactly what happened with Microsoft. "

[1] „Diese Freundschaften mündeten meist in Abhängigkeit.“

[1] "These friendships mostly culminate in dependency"

[1] „Eine Fahrt mit Larroque durch die Gegend offenbart die Abhängigkeit beider Seiten.“

[1] "A ride with Larroque through the area reveals the dependency of both side people"

[2] In der Dependenzgrammatik werden die Abhängigkeiten sprachlicher Ausdrücke voneinander untersucht.

[2] The dependencies of linguistic expressions are examined in the dependency grammar

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