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Is it der, die oder das Arbeitsstunde?


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

The word Arbeitsstunde 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 Arbeitsstunde?

How does the declension of Arbeitsstunde 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 Arbeitsstunde die Arbeitsstunden
Genitive der Arbeitsstunde der Arbeitsstunden
Dative der Arbeitsstunde den Arbeitsstunden
Akkusative die Arbeitsstunde die Arbeitsstunden

What is the meaning of Arbeitsstunde in German?

Arbeitsstunde is defined as:

[1] hour in which it is worked

[1] Stunde, in der gearbeitet wird

How to use Arbeitsstunde in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Arbeitsstunde with translations in English.

[1] „Dabei sanken gleichzeitig sowohl die Zahl der bezahlten Arbeitsstunden insgesamt als auch die Stundensätze.“

[1] "At the same time, both the number of paid working hours and the hourly rates fell" at the same time "

[1] „Er erläuterte. Entschuldigte sich dafür, daß von den vier täglichen Arbeitsstunden glatt zwei fürs Putzen draufgingen, eine Stunde etwa wäre Büroarbeit, na und die vierte Stunde?“

[1] "He explained that two of the four hours of working went smoothly for cleaning, for example, office work, na and the fourth hour" "

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