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Is it der, die oder das Amtshandlung?


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

The word Amtshandlung 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 Amtshandlung?

How does the declension of Amtshandlung 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 Amtshandlung die Amtshandlungen
Genitive der Amtshandlung der Amtshandlungen
Dative der Amtshandlung den Amtshandlungen
Akkusative die Amtshandlung die Amtshandlungen

What is the meaning of Amtshandlung in German?

Amtshandlung has various definitions in German:

[1] single sovereign act

[1] einzelner hoheitlicher Akt

[2] Exercise of a function

[2] Ausübung einer Funktion

How to use Amtshandlung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Amtshandlung with translations in English.

[1] „Organe des öffentlichen Sicherheitsdienstes in Vorgesetztenfunktion haben, soweit sie Amtshandlungen unmittelbar wahrnehmen, darauf zu achten, daß ihre Mitarbeiter diese Richtlinien bei der Erfüllung ihrer Aufgaben einhalten.“

[1] "Unless they immediately perceive organs of the public security service, to ensure that their employees comply with these guidelines in fulfilling their tasks"

[2] „Seine erste ‚Amtshandlung‘ wird der Sturm aufs Rathaus sein.“

[2] "His first 'official act' the storm onto the town hall"

[2] „Eine seiner frühen Amtshandlungen war die Ausweisung der Jesuiten aus Brasilien.“

[2] "One of his early official acts was the expulsion of the Jesuits from Brazil" "

[2] „Da scheint eine der ersten Amtshandlungen des neuen Präsidenten nur folgerichtig: Noch am Tag seiner Vereidigung setzte Trump von seinem Vorgänger ernannte Botschafter ab.“

[2] "One of the first official acts of the new President only seems to be consequently: On the day of his swearing -in, Trump put on the ambassador of his predecessor" "

[2] „Obamas erste Amtshandlung war die Suche nach einem hypoallergenen Hund für seine Töchter.“

[2] "Obama's first official act was the search for a hypoallergenic dog for his daughters"

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