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Is it der, die oder das Beförderung?


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

The word Beförderung 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 Beförderung?

How does the declension of Beförderung 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 Beförderung die Beförderungen
Genitive der Beförderung der Beförderungen
Dative der Beförderung den Beförderungen
Akkusative die Beförderung die Beförderungen

What is the meaning of Beförderung in German?

Beförderung has various definitions in German:

[1] No plural: transporting or transporting goods or people

[1] kein Plural: das Befördern oder das Transportieren von Gütern oder Personen

[2] Profession: The establishment of a person in a higher position or position in professional life

[2] Beruf: die Einsetzung einer Person in eine höhere Stellung beziehungsweise Position im Berufsleben

How to use Beförderung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beförderung with translations in English.

[1] Die Beförderung der Reisenden erfolgt bei Zugausfällen durch einen Ersatzverkehr mit Bussen.

[1] The transportation of the travelers is carried out in the event of train failures by replacement traffic with a bus.

[2] Kuniberts Beförderung zum Filialleiter liegt nun auch wieder fast zehn Jahre zurück.

[2] Kunibert's promotion to the branch manager is now almost ten years ago

[2] „Papas Beförderung zum Regierungsbaudirektor war unter Dach und Fach.“

[2] "Papa's promotion to government construction director was under the roof and specialist"

[2] „Beförderungen aus dem funktionslosen Beförderungsamt der Studienrätin bzw. des Studienrats im Grund- bzw. im Hauptschuldienst werden gesondert geregelt.“

[2] "Promotions from the modesty transport office of the student council of the student council in the basic and main debt are regulated separately."

[2] „Er begab sich damals zu Jing Bo-djau und flehte ihn aus Anlaß seiner Beförderung zum stellvertretenden Kurierpostleiter an, Simen Tjing für ihn um ein Darlehen für seine Ausgaben bei Vorgesetzten und Untergebenen zu bitten.“

[2] "At that time he went to Jing Bo-Djau and, on the occasion of his promotion, turned him on to the deputy courier post manager, for him for a loan for his expenses for superiors and subordinates"

[2] „In jedem Fall aber mussten am folgenden Tage zahlreiche Auszeichnungen verliehen und zahlreiche Beförderungen vorgenommen werden, und allerhand neue Männer mussten hervortreten.“

[2] "In any case, however, numerous awards had to be awarded the following day and numerous promotions had to be made, and all sorts of new men had to emerge"

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Pictures or photos of Beförderung

[1] Beförderung von Personen in einer Seilbahn
[1] Beförderung von Personen in einer Seilbahn

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