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Is it der, die oder das Disqualifikation?


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

The word Disqualifikation 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 Disqualifikation?

How does the declension of Disqualifikation 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 Disqualifikation die Disqualifikationen
Genitive der Disqualifikation der Disqualifikationen
Dative der Disqualifikation den Disqualifikationen
Akkusative die Disqualifikation die Disqualifikationen

What is the meaning of Disqualifikation in German?

Disqualifikation has various definitions in German:

[1] Sport: Exclusion of an athlete from a competition for violations of competition rules

[1] Sport: Ausschluss eines Sportlers von einem Wettbewerb bei Verstößen gegen Wettkampfregeln

[2] Setting that someone or something is not qualified for one thing is determined by a non -approval

[2] Feststellung, dass jemand oder etwas nicht für eine Sache qualifiziert ist; Feststellung einer Nichteignung

How to use Disqualifikation in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Disqualifikation with translations in English.

[1] Durch seine Disqualifikation erhielt er keine Punkte für die Wertung.

[1] Due to his disqualification, he received no points for the rating



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