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Is it der, die oder das Auslese?


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

The word Auslese 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 Auslese?

How does the declension of Auslese 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 Auslese die Auslesen
Genitive der Auslese der Auslesen
Dative der Auslese den Auslesen
Akkusative die Auslese die Auslesen

What is the meaning of Auslese in German?

Auslese has various definitions in German:

[1] Selecting the best

[1] das Auswählen des oder der Besten

[2] The selected or best

[2] das Ausgewählte oder Beste

[3] Viticulture: The reading of all noble lazy berries or full tires grapes

[3] Weinbau: die Lese aller edelfaulen Beeren oder vollreifen Trauben

[4] Viticulture: Quality level for a wine -raised category, the grapes of which have been read according to the criteria mentioned under [3]

[4] Weinbau: Qualitätsstufe für einen Wein gehobener Kategorie, dessen Trauben nach den unter [3] genannten Kriterien gelesen wurden

How to use Auslese in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Auslese with translations in English.

[1] Danach sollten Staat und Gesellschaft konsequent, auf der Grundlage einer Auslese der „Besten“ hierarchisch aufgebaut sein.

[1] After that, the state and society should consistently, based on a selection of the "best" hierarchical

[1] „Die natürliche Auslese könne eine Spezies nur zum Überleben tauglich machen – physisch tauglich genug, um den täglichen Kampf des Lebens bestehen zu können.“

[1] "The natural selection could only make a species suitable for survival - physically suitable enough to be able to pass the daily struggle of life"

[2] Heute präsentieren wir Ihnen eine Auslese unserer besten Teemischungen.

[2] Today we present you a selection of our best tea mixtures

[2] Nur eine Auslese von Schülern wird in den Schulchor aufgenommen.

[2] Only one selection of students is included in the school choir





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