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Is it der, die oder das Diskrepanz?


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

The word Diskrepanz 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 Diskrepanz?

How does the declension of Diskrepanz 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 Diskrepanz die Diskrepanzen
Genitive der Diskrepanz der Diskrepanzen
Dative der Diskrepanz den Diskrepanzen
Akkusative die Diskrepanz die Diskrepanzen

What is the meaning of Diskrepanz in German?

Diskrepanz is defined as:

[1] disagreement or non -agreement

[1] Uneinigkeit oder Nichtübereinstimmung

How to use Diskrepanz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Diskrepanz with translations in English.

[1] Hier zeigt sich aber die Diskrepanz zwischen Wunsch und Wirklichkeit.

[1] Here, however, the discrepancy between wish and reality shows

[1] „Der durchs Teleskop gerichtete Blick kennt eine ähnliche Diskrepanz von Dabeisein und Entfernung wie die Höhensicht vom Berggipfel.“

[1] "The Blick directed through the telescope knows a similar discrepancy of being there and distance as the height of the Bergkipfele" "

[1] „Für die Diskrepanz von wissenschaftlicher Rationalität und lebensweltlicher Hartnäckigkeit gibt es einen an Charme nicht zu überbietenden Beleg.“

[1] "For the discrepancy of scientific rationality and life -world persistence there is a document that cannot be overbidded on charm"

[1] „Mendele und Tewje beschreiben eine Diskrepanz von Ideal und Wirklichkeit, die sich in ihren Erzählungen enthüllt.“

[1] "Mendele and Tewje describe a discrepancy of ideal and reality that reveals themselves in their stories"

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