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Is it der, die oder das Arbeitszeit?


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

The word Arbeitszeit 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 Arbeitszeit?

How does the declension of Arbeitszeit 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 Arbeitszeit die Arbeitszeiten
Genitive der Arbeitszeit der Arbeitszeiten
Dative der Arbeitszeit den Arbeitszeiten
Akkusative die Arbeitszeit die Arbeitszeiten

What is the meaning of Arbeitszeit in German?

Arbeitszeit has various definitions in German:

[1] Economy: Defined period in which a workforce does work

[1] Wirtschaft: festgelegter Zeitraum, in der eine Arbeitskraft Arbeit verrichtet

[2] Time window in which a certain work can be done

[2] Zeitfenster, in dem eine bestimmte Arbeit zu verrichten ist

How to use Arbeitszeit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Arbeitszeit with translations in English.

[1] Meine Arbeitszeit übersteigt das gesetzlich festgelegte Maximum bei Weitem.

[1] My working hours exceeds the legally defined maximum

[1] „Vor allem wohl, weil für den langen Weg hin und zurück zuviel Arbeitszeit verloren ging, hatte die Werksleitung begonnen, auf dem Fabrikgelände einen eigenen Bunker zu bauen.“

[1] "Above all, because too much working hours were lost for the long way and back, the factory management had started to build its own bunker on the factory site"

[1] „Die tägliche Arbeitszeit betrug elf bis vierzehn Stunden.“

[1] "The daily working time was eleven to fourteen hours"

[1] „Der Feierabend des Nichtkünstlers ist die Arbeitszeit eines Clowns.“

[1] "The end of the day of the non -artist is the working time of a clown" "

[1] „Auch die Arbeitszeiten waren sehr flexibel gestaltet, solange man zwischen neun und zweiundzwanzig Uhr anwesend war.“

[1] "Working hours were also very flexible as long as you were present between nine and twenty -two o'clock" Warä ""

[2] Für die Lieferung und Montage der Einbauküche wurden eine Arbeitszeit von 4 Stunden in Rechnung gestellt.

[2] A working time of 4 hours was charged for the delivery and assembly of the fitted kitchen

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