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Is it der, die oder das Ausstattung?


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

The word Ausstattung 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 Ausstattung?

How does the declension of Ausstattung 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 Ausstattung die Ausstattungen
Genitive der Ausstattung der Ausstattungen
Dative der Ausstattung den Ausstattungen
Akkusative die Ausstattung die Ausstattungen

What is the meaning of Ausstattung in German?

Ausstattung has various definitions in German:

[1] Furnishing objects of a room

[1] Einrichtungsgegenstände eines Raumes

[2] Objects with which someone or something is equipped with

[2] Gegenstände, mit denen jemand oder etwas ausgerüstet ist

[3] Mostly no plural: design of the exterior

[3] meistens kein Plural: Gestaltung des Äußeren

[4] Jurisprudence: Everything that is assigned to a child with regard to his marriage or to obtain an independent life position to justify or preserve the economy or the position of life by the father or mother (§ 1624 I BGB)

[4] Rechtsprechung: alles, was einem Kind mit Rücksicht auf seine Verheiratung oder auf die Erlangung einer selbständigen Lebensstellung zur Begründung oder zur Erhaltung der Wirtschaft oder der Lebensstellung von dem Vater oder der Mutter zugewendet wird (§ 1624 I BGB)

[5] Most of the time no plural: equipping it

[5] meistens kein Plural: das Ausstatten

How to use Ausstattung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ausstattung with translations in English.

[1] Das Schlafzimmer des Hotels besitzt eine großzügige Ausstattung.

[1] The hotel's bedroom has a generous equipment

[1] Die Ferienwohnung, in der wir gewohnt haben, hatte eine sehr moderne Ausstattung.

[1] The apartment in which we lived had a very modern equipment

[2] Zum Schwimmen benötigt man die dazugehörige Ausstattung (Badehaube, Tauchermaske, …).

[2] For swimming you need the associated equipment (bathing hood, diving mask, ...)

[2] Die Expedition in den Regenwald hatte eine umfangreiche Ausstattung.

[2] The expedition to the rainforest had an extensive equipment

[2] Die Ausstattung dieses Neuwagens ist ungewöhnlich hochwertig.

[2] The equipment of this new car is unusually high quality

[3] Die Ausstattung des neuen Theaterstücks lässt nichts zu wünschen übrig.

[3] The equipment of the new play leaves nothing to be desired

[4] Die Legaldefinition der Ausstattung im Rechtssinne findet sich in § 1624 BGB.

[4] The legal definition of the equipment in the legal sense can be found in § 1624 BGBä

[5] Die Ausstattung dieses Etablissements hat eine durchaus gut beleumundete Firma übernommen.

[5] The equipment of this establishment has taken over a well -believed company

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