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Is it der, die oder das Außenstehende?


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

The word Außenstehende 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 Außenstehende?

How does the declension of Außenstehende work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Außenstehende Außenstehende
Genitive Außenstehender Außenstehender
Dative Außenstehender Außenstehenden
Akkusative Außenstehende Außenstehende
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ die Außenstehende die Außenstehenden
Genitiv der Außenstehenden der Außenstehenden
Dativ der Außenstehenden den Außenstehenden
Akkusativ die Außenstehende die Außenstehenden
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ eine Außenstehende keine Außenstehenden
Genitiv einer Außenstehenden keiner Außenstehenden
Dativ einer Außenstehenden keinen Außenstehenden
Akkusativ eine Außenstehende keine Außenstehenden

What is the meaning of Außenstehende in German?

Außenstehende is defined as:

[1] Female person who is not involved in one thing

[1] weibliche Person, die an einer Sache nicht beteiligt ist

How to use Außenstehende in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Außenstehende with translations in English.

[1] „Ehen wurden in der Regel innerhalb des eigenen Standes geschlossen, nicht nur, weil die Arbeit der Bäuerin für die von Kindheit an damit Vertraute besser zu bewältigen war als für die Außenstehende, sondern auch, weil innerhalb des Bauernstandes ein gewisses Exklusivitätsgefühl herrschte.“

[1] “marriages were generally closed within their own status, not only because the work of the farmer for the childhood that was more familiar with it was better to be managed than for the outsider, but also because there was a certain sense of exclusion within the peasantry . "

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