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Is it der, die oder das Abwanderung?


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

The word Abwanderung 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 Abwanderung?

How does the declension of Abwanderung 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 Abwanderung die Abwanderungen
Genitive der Abwanderung der Abwanderungen
Dative der Abwanderung den Abwanderungen
Akkusative die Abwanderung die Abwanderungen

What is the meaning of Abwanderung in German?

Abwanderung is defined as:

[1] The distance, the departure/departure from a place/association/country, etc.

[1] die Entfernung, der Aufbruch/Weggang von einem Ort/Verein/Land usw.

How to use Abwanderung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abwanderung with translations in English.

[1] Die Abwanderung von xy war ein schwerer Schlag für den Verein.

[1] The emigration of XY was a severe blow for the

[1] „Ein nahezu flächendeckender Zusammenbruch der Industrie, massenhafte Arbeitslosigkeit und beständige Abwanderung erschütterten in den neunziger Jahren die ostdeutschen Bundesländer.“

[1] "An almost nationwide collapse of industry, mass unemployment and constant emigration shook the East German federal state in the 1990s"

[1] „Auf die Fluchtbewegungen und Abwanderungen der unmittelbaren Nachkriegszeit folgten mehrere Ausreisewellen.“

[1] "The escape movements and emigration of the immediate post -war period followed several departure wave" "

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