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Is it der, die oder das Demut?


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

The word Demut 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 Demut?

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

What is the meaning of Demut in German?

Demut has various definitions in German:

[1] Religion: Above all, religiously shaped mentality, in which man, in knowledge of their own imperfection, submits to the divine will

[1] Religion: vor allem religiös geprägte Geisteshaltung, bei der sich der Mensch in Erkenntnis der eigenen Unvollkommenheit dem göttlichen Willen unterwirft

[2] to withdraw your own interests towards a higher power or to a community

[2] das Zurückzunehmen der eigenen Interessen gegenüber einer höheren Macht oder gegenüber einer Gemeinschaft

How to use Demut in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Demut with translations in English.

[1] Was nützt es in Demut zu wandeln, wenn man nicht weiß wohin?

[1] What use is to convert in humility if you don't know where

[1] „Zur Anmut gehören Beiläufigkeit, Ungekünsteltheit, Nonchalance, Sprezzatura; und wenn sie in Begleitung ihrer Schwester, der Demut, auftritt, ist sie unbesiegbar.“

[1] "The grace includes compliance, inconspicuousness, nonchalance, spraying and if she accompanied her sister, humility, she is invalid" "

[1] „Der Mangel an Demut ist es, worüber sich Isaac Asimov bitterlich beklagt.“

[1] "The lack of humility is what Isaac Asimov is bitter about"



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