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Is it der, die oder das Abstimmung?


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

The word Abstimmung 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 Abstimmung?

How does the declension of Abstimmung 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 Abstimmung die Abstimmungen
Genitive der Abstimmung der Abstimmungen
Dative der Abstimmung den Abstimmungen
Akkusative die Abstimmung die Abstimmungen

What is the meaning of Abstimmung in German?

Abstimmung has various definitions in German:

[1st Choice

[1] Wahl

[2] Participation in an election by submitting the voice, the result of the election after submitting all votes

[2] Teilnahme an einer Wahl durch Abgabe der Stimme, Ergebnis der Wahl nach Abgabe aller Stimmen

[3] Effect on the interaction of several components, assessment of this interaction

[3] Einwirkung auf das Zusammenspiel mehrerer Komponenten, Beurteilung dieses Zusammenwirkens

[4] Communication of several participants about a procedure or solving a problem

[4] Verständigung mehrerer Beteiligter über ein Vorgehen oder über die Lösung eines Problems

[5] Accounting: The vote (control) of the accounts

[5] Buchhaltung: die Abstimmung (Kontrolle) der Konten

How to use Abstimmung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abstimmung with translations in English.

[1] Das Ergebnis der Abstimmung ist noch unveröffentlicht.

[1] The result of the vote is still unpublished

[2] Meine Abstimmung war ungültig.

[2] My vote was invalid

[2] Die Abstimmung hat die Prognose vom Vormittag bestätigt.

[2] The vote has confirmed the forecast from the morning

[2] „Am Ende ging die Abstimmung knapp verloren.“

[2] "In the end, the vote was just lost"

[3] Die richtige Abstimmung von Matratze und Lattenrost ist ein entscheidender Faktor für erholsamen Schlaf.

[3] The correct coordination of mattress and slatted frame is a decisive factor for relaxing bead

[3] „An den letzten Feinheiten von Design und Abstimmung wird gerade gearbeitet.“

[3] "The last subtleties of design and coordination are currently being worked on"

[4] Ziel der Abstimmung zwischen den beteiligten Referaten ist die einheitliche Anwendung des Subsidiaritätsprinzips durch die Bundesregierung.

[4] The aim of coordination between the participating presentations is the uniform application of the principle of subsidiarity by the Federal Government

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