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Is it der, die oder das Belehrung?


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

The word Belehrung 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 Belehrung?

How does the declension of Belehrung 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 Belehrung die Belehrungen
Genitive der Belehrung der Belehrungen
Dative der Belehrung den Belehrungen
Akkusative die Belehrung die Belehrungen

What is the meaning of Belehrung in German?

Belehrung is defined as:

[1] Mediation of knowledge of knowledge.

[1] Vermittlung von Kenntnissen; abwertend: Zurechtweisung

How to use Belehrung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Belehrung with translations in English.

[1] „Wenn es die Liebe verlangt, soll man ehrlich und schlicht dem Nächsten nicht nur das mitteilen, was er notwendig zu seiner Belehrung braucht, sondern auch, was ihm nützlich ist und ihn erbaut.“ (Zitat von „Franz von Sales“)

[1] "If love demands, you should honestly and simply tell the next not only what it needs to be given to his instruction, but also what is useful to him and built it" (quote from "Franz von Sales" )))

[1] „Auch bei einem harmlosen Friseurbesuch ist man vor Belehrungen nicht sicher.“

[1] "Even with a harmless visit to the hairdresser, you are not safe from instructions"

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