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Is it der, die oder das Bewältigung?


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

The word Bewältigung 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 Bewältigung?

How does the declension of Bewältigung 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 Bewältigung die Bewältigungen
Genitive der Bewältigung der Bewältigungen
Dative der Bewältigung den Bewältigungen
Akkusative die Bewältigung die Bewältigungen

What is the meaning of Bewältigung in German?

Bewältigung has various definitions in German:

[1] Solving a difficult problem or a strenuous task

[1] Lösung eines schwierigen Problems oder einer anstrengenden Aufgabe

[2] mentally processing a problem until it is no longer worrying

[2] geistiges Verarbeiten eines Problems, bis es einem keinen Kummer mehr macht

How to use Bewältigung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bewältigung with translations in English.

[1] Die Firma äußert sich zur Bewältigung der Finanzkrise.

[1] The company comments on the management of the financial crisis.

[1] Für die Bewältigung der Strecke brauchte der Läufer nur zwei Stunden.

[1] The runner only needed two hours to complete the route

[2] Die Bewältigung seines Liebeskummers dauerte lange an.

[2] Overcoming his lovesickness took a long time

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