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Is it der, die oder das Ausrüstung?


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

The word Ausrüstung 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 Ausrüstung?

How does the declension of Ausrüstung 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 Ausrüstung die Ausrüstungen
Genitive der Ausrüstung der Ausrüstungen
Dative der Ausrüstung den Ausrüstungen
Akkusative die Ausrüstung die Ausrüstungen

What is the meaning of Ausrüstung in German?

Ausrüstung has various definitions in German:

[1] clothing with a functional character

[1] Kleidung mit funktionellem Charakter

[2] Additional functional tools

[2] additionale Funktionswerkzeuge

[3] Collective term for tools that you need for something

[3] Sammelbegriff für Werkzeuge, die man für etwas braucht

[4] action to provide someone/something with equipment

[4] Handlung, jemand/etwas mit Ausrüstungsgegenständen zu versehen

How to use Ausrüstung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ausrüstung with translations in English.

[1] Zieh deine Ausrüstung an - wir müssen los!

[1] Put on your equipment - we have to go out

[2] Welche Ausrüstung sollen wir montieren?

[2] What equipment should we assemble

[3] Er hat seine Ausrüstung dabei.

[3] He has his equipment with him

[3] „Weickerts Leute hatten ihre Ausrüstung von drüben geholt und schliefen.“

[3] "Weickert's people had got their equipment from over there and Schliefenä"

[3] „Ausgiebig inspizierte er meine Ausrüstung und guckte sich hier und da Verbesserungen für seine Touren ab.“

[3] "He inspected my equipment extensively and looked here and there improvements for his tours" "

[4] Die endgültige Ausrüstung des Kreuzfahrers erforderte noch einmal mehrere Wochen Zeit.

[4] The final equipment of the crusader required again several weeks

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