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Is it der, die oder das Ausprägung?


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

The word Ausprägung 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 Ausprägung?

How does the declension of Ausprägung 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 Ausprägung die Ausprägungen
Genitive der Ausprägung der Ausprägungen
Dative der Ausprägung den Ausprägungen
Akkusative die Ausprägung die Ausprägungen

What is the meaning of Ausprägung in German?

Ausprägung is defined as:

[1] Reinforcement of a property

[1] Verstärkung einer Eigenschaft

How to use Ausprägung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ausprägung with translations in English.

[1] Nach Ansicht von Forschern der Universität Virginia könnten Umweltfaktoren bei der Ausprägung von Individualismus eine größere Rolle gespielt haben als gedacht.

[1] In the opinion of researchers at the University of Virginia, environmental factors could have played a greater role in the form of individualism than thought

[1] „Der Begriff der Antinomie läßt sich bis zu Plutarch und Quintilian zurückverfolgen, hat aber erst bei Kant seine philosophisch relevante Ausprägung gewonnen.“

[1] "The concept of antinomy can be traced back to Plutarch and Quintilian, but has only won his philosophically relevant expression at Kant"

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