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Is it der, die oder das Abtretung?


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

The word Abtretung 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 Abtretung?

How does the declension of Abtretung 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 Abtretung die Abtretungen
Genitive der Abtretung der Abtretungen
Dative der Abtretung den Abtretungen
Akkusative die Abtretung die Abtretungen

What is the meaning of Abtretung in German?

Abtretung has various definitions in German:

[1] Transfer of the disposal violence

[1] Übertragung der Verfügungsgewalt

[2] Right: Contracting transfer of a claim from the old to the new creditor

[2] Recht: vertragliche Übertragung einer Forderung vom alten auf den neuen Gläubiger

How to use Abtretung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abtretung with translations in English.

[1] „Nach der Abtretung der Herzogtümer Lothringen-Bar beauftragte Franz Stephan von Lothringen (1708-1765) Saint-Urbain mit der Übersiedlung des lothringischen Münz- und Medaillienkabinetts nach Wien, das mit der bestehenden Sammlung Karls VI. vereint wurde.“

[1] "After the assignment of the Duchy of Lothringen-Bar, Franz Stephan von Lorraine (1708-1765) Saint-Urbain commissioned the Lorraine Münz- und Medaillienkabinett to Vienna, which was combined with the existing collection of Charles VII."

[2] „Kommt aber die Abtretung auf eine entgeldliche Art zu Stande; so haftet der Ueberträger dem Uebernehmer sowohl für die Richtigkeit, als für die Einbringlichkeit der Forderung, jedoch nie für mehr, als er von dem Uebernehmer erhalten hat.“

[2] "However, the assignment comes in a reduced way of noticing, so the overgrower is liable to the more for the accuracy and for the incorporation of the claim, but never for more than he has received from the advancer"

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