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Is it der, die oder das Diskreditierung?


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

The word Diskreditierung 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 Diskreditierung?

How does the declension of Diskreditierung 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 Diskreditierung die Diskreditierungen
Genitive der Diskreditierung der Diskreditierungen
Dative der Diskreditierung den Diskreditierungen
Akkusative die Diskreditierung die Diskreditierungen

What is the meaning of Diskreditierung in German?

Diskreditierung is defined as:

[1] Disclaimed/neglect the meaning of a person

[1] Geringschätzung/Vernachlässigung der Bedeutung eines Menschen

How to use Diskreditierung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Diskreditierung with translations in English.

[1] „Die moralische Diskreditierung der Machthaber in Moskau sei offensichtlich[.]“

[1] "The moral discrediting of the rulers in Moscow is obvious"

[1] „Das Gros der menschlichen Individuen, die in einer demokratisch geprägten Gesellschaftsordnung leben, diffamiert Visionen oft, was vor der Diskreditierung der visionären Persönlichkeiten nicht haltmacht.“

[1] "The majority of human individuals who live in a democratically shaped social order often defamates visions, which does not stop before the visionary personalities are discredited" "

[1] „Ebenso schwierig ist zu ermitteln, wie im einzelnen die Diskreditierungen der offiziellen politischen Kultur auf die Bevölkerung wirken.“

[1] "It is just as difficult to determine how the discrediting of the official political culture acts on the population"

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