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Is it der, die oder das Bewachung?


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

The word Bewachung 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 Bewachung?

How does the declension of Bewachung 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 Bewachung die Bewachungen
Genitive der Bewachung der Bewachungen
Dative der Bewachung den Bewachungen
Akkusative die Bewachung die Bewachungen

What is the meaning of Bewachung in German?

Bewachung has various definitions in German:

[1] action to keep someone or something under supervision/observation

[1] Handlung, jemand oder etwas unter Beaufsichtigung/Beobachtung zu halten

[2] Person/group who conducts [1]

[2] Person/Gruppe, die [1] durchführt

How to use Bewachung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bewachung with translations in English.

[1] „Als Haftort wurde der riesige Komplex des Spandauer Gefängnisses eingerichtet, wo sich die Siegermächte im monatlichen Wechsel bei der Bewachung ablösten.“

[1] "As a place of detention, the huge complex of the Spandau prison was set up, where the victorious powers replaced in monthly change in guard"

[2] „Unten hören sie mit harten Schritten die Patrouille auf und ab marschieren, aber diese Bewachung schreckt sie nicht, denn sie wissen, unter dieser Sansculottenuniform schlagen befreundete Herzen.“

[2] "Use hard steps to listen to the patrols up and down, but this guard does not shy away, because they know that friends of the heart beat under this Sansculotten uniform"

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