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Is it der, die oder das Anerkennung?


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

The word Anerkennung 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 Anerkennung?

How does the declension of Anerkennung 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 Anerkennung die Anerkennungen
Genitive der Anerkennung der Anerkennungen
Dative der Anerkennung den Anerkennungen
Akkusative die Anerkennung die Anerkennungen

What is the meaning of Anerkennung in German?

Anerkennung has various definitions in German:

[1] The announcement of a praising appreciation

[1] die Bekanntgabe einer lobenden Würdigung

[2] Law: A legal process in which an acknowledgment, a final confirmation is granted

[2] Recht: ein Rechtsvorgang, in dem ein Anerkenntnis, eine rechtskräftige Bestätigung erteilt wird

How to use Anerkennung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anerkennung with translations in English.

[1] In Anerkennung für Ihre Arbeit verleihe ich Ihnen diese Urkunde.

[1] In recognition of your work, I give you this document

[1] „In der Stimme des Konservators schwingt echte Anerkennung für den mittelalterlichen Bischof Azelin mit.“

[1] "In the voice of the conservator, real recognition for the medieval bishop Azelin Mitä"

[1] „Das Verlangen nach Anerkennung durch Mitschüler kann manchmal geradezu suchtartige Formen annehmen und manche Schüler nehmen dafür erheblichen Ärger mit dem Lehrer in Kauf.“

[1] "The desire for recognition by classmates can sometimes take on addictive forms and some students take considerable trouble with the teacher in Kaufä"

[2] Die Anerkennung seines Abschlusszeugnis steht noch aus.

[2] The recognition of his graduation certificate is still

[2] Der politische Schwung für eine Anerkennung Palästinas ist vom Europaparlament abgebremst worden. Die Abgeordneten in Straßburg sprachen sich zwar grundsätzlich für einen [sic!] Anerkennung der Palästinensergebiete als Staat aus, machten aber eine Wiederaufnahme der festgefahrenen Friedensgespräche zur Bedingung.

[2] The political swing for the recognition of Palestine has been slowed down by the European Parliament The MPs in Strasbourg in principle spoke in favor of a [sicäe] recognition of the Palestinian areas as a state, but made a resumption of the stuck peace talks as a condition.

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