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Is it der, die oder das Beschaffung?


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

The word Beschaffung 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 Beschaffung?

How does the declension of Beschaffung 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 Beschaffung die Beschaffungen
Genitive der Beschaffung der Beschaffungen
Dative der Beschaffung den Beschaffungen
Akkusative die Beschaffung die Beschaffungen

What is the meaning of Beschaffung in German?

Beschaffung has various definitions in German:

[1] General: procure or get material or ideal goods

[1] allgemein: Beschaffen oder Besorgen von materiellen oder ideellen Gütern

[2] Business administration: In addition to production and paragraph, the third basic functional function of the basic process of getting raw, auxiliary and operating materials as well as services for the production of goods

[2] Betriebswirtschaftslehre: neben der Produktion und dem Absatz die dritte betriebliche Grundfunktion; Grundvorgang des Besorgens von Roh-, Hilfs- und Betriebsstoffen sowie von Dienstleistungen für die Produktion von Gütern

[3] Observed: in the sense of nature

[3] veraltet: im Sinne von Beschaffenheit

How to use Beschaffung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beschaffung with translations in English.

[1] Für die Beschaffung dieser Informationen ist der Datenschutzbeauftragte zuständig.

[1] The data protection officer is responsible for the procurement of this information

[1] Die Beschaffung von Geldern ist noch das geringste Problem bei diesem Projekt.

[1] The procurement of funds is still the slightest problem with this project

[2] In der Betriebswirtschaftslehre kennzeichnet Beschaffung eine der leistungswirtschaftlichen Grundfunktionen.

[2] In business administration, procurement marks one of the basic service functions

[2] Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung ( BWB )

[2] Federal Office for military technology and procurement (BWB)

[2] Die Beschaffung ist das betriebswirtschaftliche Grenzsystem eines Unternehmens, das zwischen den externen Anforderungen der Lieferanten und den internen Anforderungen der Bedarfsträger vermittelt.

[2] The procurement is the business border system of a company that mediates between the external requirements of the suppliers and the internal requirements of the needs for needs

[2] Ich habe mich auf die Personalwirtschaft spezialisiert: erst habe ich ein Praktikum in der Beschaffung gemacht und jetzt bin ich in der Weiterbildung und Personalentwicklung tätig.

[2] I specialized in the HR management: First I did an internship in procurement and now I am in further training and personnel development

[3] Die Beschaffung der Sache machte eine Trennung unmöglich.

[3] The procurement of the matter made a separation impossible

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