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Is it der, die oder das Abnahme?


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

The word Abnahme 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 Abnahme?

How does the declension of Abnahme 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 Abnahme die Abnahmen
Genitive der Abnahme der Abnahmen
Dative der Abnahme den Abnahmen
Akkusative die Abnahme die Abnahmen

What is the meaning of Abnahme in German?

Abnahme has various definitions in German:

[1] Change in which a little less/lower/lower becomes

[1] Veränderung, bei der etwas weniger/geringer/niedriger wird

[2] The loss of something through someone else

[2] der Verlust von etwas durch jemand anderen

[3] Official acceptance of a state after a usual review

[3] offizielle Akzeptanz eines Zustandes nach einer üblichen Überprüfung

How to use Abnahme in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abnahme with translations in English.

[1] Die Abnahme der Temperatur steht im Zusammenhang mit den Schäden am Material.

[1] The decrease in the temperature is related to the damage to the material

[1] Die Abnahme des arktischen Eises findet hauptsächlich in den Monaten Mai bis Oktober statt.

[1] The acceptance of the Arctic ice is mainly taken from May to October

[1] Mit Sorge beobachtet der Internationale Gewerkschaftbund jedoch eine weltweite Abnahme der regulären Beschäftigung […]

[1] With concern, however, the International Union Association observes a worldwide decrease in regular employment […]

[1] "[…] die Abnahme der Artenvielfalt und schädliche Einflüsse auf das Klima sind Folgen des Stickstoff-Überflusses", sagt Christian Hey, Geschäftsführer des Sachverständigenrates.

[1] "[…] The acceptance of biodiversity and harmful influences on the climate are consequences of the nitrogen overflow," says Christian Hey, Managing Director of the Council of Experts

[2] Der alte Mann ließ sich die Abnahme seiner Tasche nicht einfach gefallen.

[2] The old man did not simply put up with the acceptance of his bag

[3] Jetzt fehlt eigentlich nur noch die Abnahme der Stuben durch die Vorgesetzten.

[3] Now only the acceptance of the rooms by the superior

[3] [ Dr. John Pombe Magufuli] verweigerte die Abnahme einer neugebauten Straße, die von der japanischen Regierung gesponsort worden war, weil sie nicht den Qualitätsstandards entsprach.

[3] [Drä John Pombe Magufuli] refused to accept a newly built street that had been sponsored by the Japanese government because it did not meet the quality standards.

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Pictures or photos of Abnahme

[*] Abnahme einer Parade durch Prinzessin Anne
[*] Abnahme einer Parade durch Prinzessin Anne
[*] die Abnahme einer Beichte (der Priester, der die Beichte abnimmt, sitzt hinter dem Holz)
[*] die Abnahme einer Beichte (der Priester, der die Beichte abnimmt, sitzt hinter dem Holz)

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