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Is it der, die oder das Alkoholkonsum?


The correct article in German of Alkoholkonsum is der. So it is der Alkoholkonsum! (nominative case)

The word Alkoholkonsum is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Alkoholkonsum?

How does the declension of Alkoholkonsum 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 der Alkoholkonsum
Genitive des Alkoholkonsums
Dative dem Alkoholkonsum
Akkusative den Alkoholkonsum

What is the meaning of Alkoholkonsum in German?

Alkoholkonsum is defined as:

[1] The intake of alcohol

[1] die Aufnahme von Alkohol

How to use Alkoholkonsum in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Alkoholkonsum with translations in English.

[1] Sein hoher Alkoholkonsum ist schlecht für seine Gesundheit.

[1] His high alcohol consumption is bad for his health

[1] „1933 setzt der Senat fünfzehn Jahren heimlicher Trinkerei ein Ende und legalisiert den Alkoholkonsum wieder.“

[1] "In 1933 the Senate put an end to fifteen years of secret drinking and legalizes alcohol consumption again"

[1] „Die Staatsanwaltschaft ordnete eine Blutentnahme zur Überprüfung auf Alkohol- und Drogenkonsum an.“

[1] "The public prosecutor's office ordered a blood sample to check alcohol and drug use"

[1] „Die Beamten trieben Korruption und Alkoholkonsum in ungekannte Höhen, und obwohl die Sklaven jetzt frei waren, ging es ihnen kaum besser.“

[1] "The officials drove corruption and alcohol consumption to unknown heights, and although the slaves were now free, they were hardly better" "

[1] „Auch die Prohibition in den zwanziger Jahren des letzten Jahrhunderts bewirkte nicht, dass die amerikanische Bevölkerung ihren Alkoholkonsum verringerte.“

[1] "Even prohibition in the 1920s did not cause the American population to reduce their alcohol consumption"

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