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Is it der, die oder das Aufbereitung?


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

The word Aufbereitung 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 Aufbereitung?

How does the declension of Aufbereitung 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 Aufbereitung die Aufbereitungen
Genitive der Aufbereitung der Aufbereitungen
Dative der Aufbereitung den Aufbereitungen
Akkusative die Aufbereitung die Aufbereitungen

What is the meaning of Aufbereitung in German?

Aufbereitung has various definitions in German:

[1] Preparation of something for use

[1] Vorbereitung von etwas zur Nutzung

[2] EDP: processing of data so that you are better understandable afterwards

[2] EDV: Bearbeitung von Daten, so dass sie danach besser verständlich sind

[3] Processing documents, texts for better usability

[3] Bearbeitung von Dokumenten, Texten für eine bessere Nutzbarkeit

How to use Aufbereitung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aufbereitung with translations in English.

[1] Die Aufbereitung des Abwassers ist notwendig, damit die Fließgewässer nicht übermäßig verschmutzt werden.

[1] The preparation of the wastewater is necessary so that the river waters are not excessively dirty

[2] Erst nach der Aufbereitung der vielen Daten waren die Ergebnisse der Untersuchung zu verstehen.

[2] Only after the many data was prepared were the results of the investigation to be understood

[3] Die Aufbereitung alter Texte für den Unterricht kann ziemlich aufwendig werden.

[3] The preparation of old texts for the lessons can be quite complex

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