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Is it der, die oder das Abschnitt?


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

The word Abschnitt 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 Abschnitt?

How does the declension of Abschnitt 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 Abschnitt die Abschnitte
Genitive des Abschnitts des Abschnittes der Abschnitte
Dative dem Abschnitt dem Abschnitte den Abschnitten
Akkusative den Abschnitt die Abschnitte

What is the meaning of Abschnitt in German?

Abschnitt has various definitions in German:

[1] The cut -off, separated

[1] das Abgeschnittene, Abgetrennte

[2] Part of a text

[2] ein Teil eines Textes

[3] Part of a site

[3] ein Teil eines Geländes

[4] Part of the time

[4] Teil der Zeit

[5] Mathematics: Part of the circular disc

[5] Mathematik: ein Teil der Kreisscheibe

[6] Demolition of an admission ticket or a voucher: Kupon

[6] Abriss einer Eintrittskarte oder eines Gutscheins: Kupon

How to use Abschnitt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abschnitt with translations in English.

[1] Selbst nach dem Film, der so packend war, hielt ich noch den durchgeschwitzten Abschnitt der Eintrittskarte in meinen Händen.

[1] Even after the film, which was so gripping, I still kept the sweaty section of the admission ticket in my hands

[2] Das steht im nächsten Abschnitt.

[2] That is in the next section

[3] Dieser Abschnitt darf nicht betreten werden.

[3] This section must not be entered

[4] Als ich den türkischen Touristenführer nach seiner Meinung über Deutsche fragte, nannte er als positive Eigenschaft, dass die Deutschen jeden Abschnitt ihres Lebens genießen können.

[4] When I asked the Turkish tourist guide about German, he cited as a positive quality that the Germans can enjoy every section of their lives

[5] Der Abschnitt des Kreises ist gelb und wird mit der Kreissehne s vom Kreis getrennt.

[5] The section of the circle is yellow and is separated from the circle with the circular tendon s

[6] Auf dem Abschnitt der Eintrittskarte steht, dass er bis zum Verlassen des Films aufbewahrt werden muss.

[6] On the section of the entry ticket it says that it must be kept until leaving the film

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