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Is it der, die oder das Beschriftung?


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

The word Beschriftung 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 Beschriftung?

How does the declension of Beschriftung 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 Beschriftung die Beschriftungen
Genitive der Beschriftung der Beschriftungen
Dative der Beschriftung den Beschriftungen
Akkusative die Beschriftung die Beschriftungen

What is the meaning of Beschriftung in German?

Beschriftung is defined as:

[1] Application of writing, digits and characters on a writing surface using a handwriting, stamp, typewriter, stamp, printing technology, engraving, laser engraving or other lettering technology, such as by stickable lettering or painting with the help of stencils as well as the result of such an action

[1] Aufbringen von Schrift, Ziffern und Schriftzeichen auf einen Schreibuntergrund mittels Handschrift, Stempel, Schreibmaschine, Prägung, Drucktechnik, Gravur, Lasergravur oder einer anderen Beschriftungstechnik wie zum Beispiel durch aufklebbare Schriftzüge oder Lackierung mit Hilfe von Schablonen sowie das Ergebnis einer solchen Aktion

How to use Beschriftung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beschriftung with translations in English.

[1] Die Beschriftung war klar und deutlich zu erkennen.

[1] The lettering was clearly recognizable

[1] „Dann musterte er den Parnassus, dessen rote Beschriftung noch feucht war.“

[1] "Then he eyed the Parnassus, whose red labeling still wet Warä"

[1] „Die Buchstaben der Beschriftungen verschwammen vor ihren Augen.“

[1] "The letters of the labels are blurred before their eyes"

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