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Is it der, die oder das Bekanntheit?


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

The word Bekanntheit 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 Bekanntheit?

How does the declension of Bekanntheit 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 Bekanntheit die Bekanntheiten
Genitive der Bekanntheit der Bekanntheiten
Dative der Bekanntheit den Bekanntheiten
Akkusative die Bekanntheit die Bekanntheiten

What is the meaning of Bekanntheit in German?

Bekanntheit has various definitions in German:

[1] Extent of being known • This meaning must be revised

[1] Ausmaß des Gekanntwerdens • Diese Bedeutungsangabe muss überarbeitet werden.

[2] Prominent person

[2] prominente Person

How to use Bekanntheit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bekanntheit with translations in English.

[1] „Aber er kann helfen, die Bekanntheit eines Projekts zu steigern und einen Künstler bekannter zu machen.“

[1] "But he can help to increase the awareness of a project and make an artist better known"

[1] „Mit der wachsenden Bekanntheit des Brunello hat auch der lokale Tourismus Auftrieb erhalten.“

[1] "With the growing awareness of the Brunello, local tourism has also survived"

[2] „Auch die Unerreichbarkeit, das Funkeln und die Distanz, die der Begriff Star beinhaltet, sind bei diesen Bekanntheiten nicht mehr vorhanden.“

[2] "Even the unreachable, the sparkling and the distance that the term star contains are no longer present in these awareness"

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