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Is it der, die oder das Arbeitserlaubnis?


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

The word Arbeitserlaubnis 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 Arbeitserlaubnis?

How does the declension of Arbeitserlaubnis 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 Arbeitserlaubnis die Arbeitserlaubnisse
Genitive der Arbeitserlaubnis der Arbeitserlaubnisse
Dative der Arbeitserlaubnis den Arbeitserlaubnissen
Akkusative die Arbeitserlaubnis die Arbeitserlaubnisse

What is the meaning of Arbeitserlaubnis in German?

Arbeitserlaubnis is defined as:

[1] Regulatory approval for a foreigner that he may search and record a paid work

[1] behördliche Genehmigung für einen Ausländer, dass er eine bezahlte Arbeit suchen und aufnehmen darf

How to use Arbeitserlaubnis in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Arbeitserlaubnis with translations in English.

[1] „Die wenigsten haben Arbeit gefunden, viele besitzen nicht einmal eine Arbeitserlaubnis.“[1]

[1] "The fewest have found work, many do not even have a work permit" [1]

[1] „Noch der letzte Gstarbeiter aus Apulien oder Kastilien konnte Pass und Arbeitserlaubnis vorweisen.“[2]

[1] "Still the last gateway from Apulia or Castile could show passport and work permit" [2]

[1] „Sie waren es auch, die ihm eine Arbeitserlaubnis besorgten und eine Anstellung gaben.“[3]

[1] "They were it, who got him a work permit and gave a job at" [3]

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