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Is it der, die oder das Abweichung?


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

The word Abweichung 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 Abweichung?

How does the declension of Abweichung 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 Abweichung die Abweichungen
Genitive der Abweichung der Abweichungen
Dative der Abweichung den Abweichungen
Akkusative die Abweichung die Abweichungen

What is the meaning of Abweichung in German?

Abweichung has various definitions in German:

[1] The non -fulfillment of a regularity

[1] die Nichterfüllung einer Regelmäßigkeit

[2] Linguistics: violation of a grammatical rule or violation of a applicable language standard or convention

[2] Linguistik: Verletzung einer grammatischen Regel oder Verstoß gegen eine geltende Sprachnorm oder -konvention

How to use Abweichung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abweichung with translations in English.

[1] Eine Abweichung vom Zeitplan steht außer Frage.

[1] A deviation from the schedule is out of the question

[2] Abweichungen können auf jeder grammatischen oder stilistischen Ebene erfolgen.

[2] Deviations can take place on any grammatical or stylistic level

[2] „Riffaterres kontextuelle Stilauffassung setzt einen Stilbegriff voraus, der nur der Abweichung von der Lesererwartung Stilcharakter zuerkennt.“

[2] "Refaterre's contextual stage version requires a concept of style that only recognize the deviation from the reader expectation of a stylish character"

[2] Über das »Österreichische«: „Sah man in der Betonung der Abweichungen nach 1945 noch die Möglichkeit, eine identitätsstiftende antideutsche Haltung zu demonstrieren, sieht Professor Koppensteiner heute eher ein Imageproblem vorherrschen.“

[2] About the "Austrian": "In the emphasis on the deviations after 1945, one still saw the opportunity to demonstrate an identity -creating anti -German attitude, Professor Koppensteiner today sees an image problem" today "

[2] „In der Schreibpraxis gibt es jedoch Abweichungen davon, die insbesondere den Bereich der Behörden betreffen.“

[2] "In writing practice, however, there are deviations from which affect the area of ​​the authorities in particular"

How do you pronounce Abweichung?

Abweichung (Österreich)

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