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Is it der, die oder das Berufswahl?


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

The word Berufswahl 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 Berufswahl?

How does the declension of Berufswahl 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 Berufswahl
Genitive der Berufswahl
Dative der Berufswahl
Akkusative die Berufswahl

What is the meaning of Berufswahl in German?

Berufswahl is defined as:

[1] Decision of a person who wants to take care of

[1] Entscheidung einer Person, welchen Beruf sie ergreifen möchte

How to use Berufswahl in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Berufswahl with translations in English.

[1] „Aber im letzten Jahr hatte sie sich in den Zeitungen informiert, über die Berufswahl nachgedacht, und vor allem mit ihren Freundinnen darüber geredet, dass es schwierig sein würde, Arbeit zu finden, wie viel Mühe man sich auch gab.“

[1] "But last year she had informed herself in the newspapers, thought about the choice of career, and above all talked to her friends that it would be difficult to find work on how much effort to get there"

[1] „Er öffnete mir sein Herz und bat mich, seine Schwester zu überreden, daß sie seiner Berufswahl zustimme.“

[1] "He opened his heart to me and asked me to persuade his sister that they agreed to his career choice"

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