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Is it der, die oder das Atempause?


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

The word Atempause is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Atempause?

How does the declension of Atempause 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 Atempause die Atempausen
Genitive der Atempause der Atempausen
Dative der Atempause den Atempausen
Akkusative die Atempause die Atempausen

What is the meaning of Atempause in German?

Atempause is defined as:

[1] Short recovery phase

[1] kurze Erholungsphase

How to use Atempause in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Atempause with translations in English.

[1] Nach dieser Anstrengung brauchen wir unbedingt eine Atempause.

[1] After this effort, we absolutely need a breathing space

[1] „Dann, wenn die Seele nach einer Atempause verlangt, zieht es mich je nach Stimmungslage auf den malerischen Wartburg-Weihnachtsmarkt oder ich lasse mich in der illuminierten Kulisse des Erfurter Domplatzes treiben.“

[1] "Then, if the soul demands after a breath, I am drawn to the picturesque Wartburg Christmas market depending on the mood or I let myself be in the illuminated backdrop of the Erfurt cathedral square"

[1] „Diese Atempause bekam es so und so nicht, und Lenin war Realist genug, es zu wissen.“

[1] "This breathing space got it like that and so, and Lenin was a realist enough to know it"

[1] „Jetzt bekam sie immerhin eine Atempause.“

[1] "Now she got a breathing space"

[1] „Er zwang sich mühsam, und nach einer kleinen Atempause fiel das wahnsinnige Karussell von ihm ab, genauso schnell, wie es gekommen war.“

[1] "He forced himself to be tedious, and after a little breathing space the insane carousel fell from him, just as quickly as it came" "

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