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Is it der, die oder das Absperrung?


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

The word Absperrung is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Absperrung?

How does the declension of Absperrung 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 Absperrung die Absperrungen
Genitive der Absperrung der Absperrungen
Dative der Absperrung den Absperrungen
Akkusative die Absperrung die Absperrungen

What is the meaning of Absperrung in German?

Absperrung has various definitions in German:

[1] A technical device to prevent something from overcoming a certain point

[1] eine technische Vorrichtung, um zu verhindern, dass etwas einen bestimmten Punkt überwinden kann

[2] The dismantling of the measure that is intended to prevent the overcoming of a certain point or a measure that takes place using [1]

[2] das Absperren; die Maßnahme, die das Überwinden eines bestimmten Punktes verhindern soll, beziehungsweise eine Maßnahme, die mittels [1] erfolgt

How to use Absperrung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Absperrung with translations in English.

[1] Die Absperrung diente dazu, die Arbeit der Feuerwehr abzusichern.

[1] The barrier served to secure the work of the fire brigade

[2] Die Absperrung des gesamten Fußgängerbereiches stieß auf viel Kritik.

[2] The barrier of the entire pedestrian area met with a lot of criticism

[2] „Die nervös hin und her patrouillierenden Polizisten paßten auf, daß die Absperrung nicht durchbrochen wurde.“

[2] "The nervously patrolling police officers approved that the barrier was not broken"

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Pictures or photos of Absperrung

[1] die Absperrung einer Baustellung mittels Absperrschranke
[1] die Absperrung einer Baustellung mittels Absperrschranke
[2] eine militärische Absperrung
[2] eine militärische Absperrung

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