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Is it der, die oder das Destabilisierung?


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

The word Destabilisierung is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Destabilisierung?

How does the declension of Destabilisierung 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 Destabilisierung die Destabilisierungen
Genitive der Destabilisierung der Destabilisierungen
Dative der Destabilisierung den Destabilisierungen
Akkusative die Destabilisierung die Destabilisierungen

What is the meaning of Destabilisierung in German?

Destabilisierung is defined as:

[1] Disorder of a process or state and result of such a disorder

[1] Störung eines Vorgangs oder Zustands und Ergebnis einer solchen Störung

How to use Destabilisierung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Destabilisierung with translations in English.

[1] „Die Vereinten Nationen warnen vor einer weiteren Destabilisierung des Landes und einem drohenden Bürgerkrieg.“

[1] "The United Nations warn of further destabilization of the country and an impending civil war"

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