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Is it der, die oder das Beisein?


The correct article in German of Beisein is das. So it is das Beisein! (nominative case)

The word Beisein is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Beisein?

How does the declension of Beisein 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 das Beisein
Genitive des Beiseins
Dative dem Beisein
Akkusative das Beisein

What is the meaning of Beisein in German?

Beisein is defined as:

[1] Situation in which someone (or something) is present (here)

[1] Situation, in der jemand (oder auch etwas) anwesend (dabei) ist

How to use Beisein in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beisein with translations in English.

[1] Im Beisein der Presse möchte ich mich dazu nicht äußern.

[1] In the presence of the press, I don't want to comment on this

[1] „Simen Tjing musterte unterdessen vor dem Hauptportale die Pferde im Beisein aller Angestellten und Diener.“

[1] "Smen Tjing meanwhile examined the horses in front of the main portals in the presence of all employees and servants"

[1] „Und dabei deutete sie durch einen Seitenblick auf Sonja an, dass sie in deren Beisein nicht weiter über diesen Gegenstand sprechen wollte.“

[1] "And in doing so, she indicated by a side view of Sonja that she did not want to speak about this object in her presence"

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