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Is it der, die oder das Alleingang?


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

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

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 Alleingang?

How does the declension of Alleingang 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 Alleingang die Alleingänge
Genitive des Alleingangs des Alleinganges der Alleingänge
Dative dem Alleingang den Alleingängen
Akkusative den Alleingang die Alleingänge

What is the meaning of Alleingang in German?

Alleingang has various definitions in German:

[1] Implementation of something without outside help

[1] Umsetzung von etwas ohne fremde Hilfe

[2] Treatment about the cooperation and upgrading of your own ideas

[2] Hinwegsetzung über Zusammenarbeit und Aufzwingung der eigenen Vorstellungen

How to use Alleingang in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Alleingang with translations in English.

[1] Im Alleingang schoss er das Tor.

[1] He just shot the Torä

[1] Im Alleingang hat er seine Firma aus dem Nichts entstehen lassen.

[1] He sincerely created his company out of nowhere

[2] Der Alleingang mancher Mitarbeiter hier ist mir zu dumm. So wird das nichts mit dem Projekt.

[2] The single -handedly of some employees here is too stupid for me so it will be nothing with the project.

[2] „Er hatte im Alleingang gehandelt und zeigte wenig Interesse an Politik.“

[2] "He had acted alone and showed little interest in politics"

[2] „Dass ich auf Bernaschek und seinen Alleingang eine Mordswut habe, will ich in unserem kleinen Kreis nicht ungesagt lassen.“

[2] "I don't want to leave the fact that I have a rage of murder on Bernaschek and his own home in our small circle"

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