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Is it der, die oder das Absprache?


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

The word Absprache 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 Absprache?

How does the declension of Absprache 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 Absprache die Absprachen
Genitive der Absprache der Absprachen
Dative der Absprache den Absprachen
Akkusative die Absprache die Absprachen

What is the meaning of Absprache in German?

Absprache is defined as:

[1] Communication of partners about future actions or omissions

[1] Verständigung von Partnern über künftige Handlungen oder Unterlassungen

How to use Absprache in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Absprache with translations in English.

[1] Durch Absprachen kann man vermeiden, dass doppelte und damit überflüssige Arbeit geleistet wird.

[1] By agreements can be avoided that double and therefore unnecessary work is done

[1] „Die ersten Absprachen wurden übrigens in den Knuttstuben (Strickstuben) zwischen den beteiligten Hausfrauen getroffen, aus deren Reihen sich später das Festkomitee rekrutierte, das jedem – vom Koch über die Backfrau bis zum Musikus – seine Aufgaben zuwies.“

[1] "Incidentally, the first agreements were met in the Knuttstuben (knitting rooms) between the housewives involved, from the ranks of which the festival committee later recruited, which - from the chef to bakery to musicus - allows his tasks"

[1] „Stabilität existierte nur dort, wo bewaffnete Gruppen Absprachen miteinander getroffen hatten.“

[1] "Stability only existed where armed groups had made agreements together"

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