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Is it der, die oder das Doktrin?


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

The word Doktrin 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 Doktrin?

How does the declension of Doktrin 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 Doktrin die Doktrinen
Genitive der Doktrin der Doktrinen
Dative der Doktrin den Doktrinen
Akkusative die Doktrin die Doktrinen

What is the meaning of Doktrin in German?

Doktrin has various definitions in German:

[1] Binding principle, binding doctrine

[1] verbindlicher Grundsatz, verbindliche Lehrmeinung

[2] Political guiding principle

[2] politischer Leitsatz

How to use Doktrin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Doktrin with translations in English.

[1] „Diese Doktrin der fundamentalen Ungleichheit von Christen und Juden […] schuf eine «Grauzone» für das individuelle christliche Gewissen und die Frage moralischer Verpflichtungen; sie kalkulierte eine Mischung aus traditionellen religiösen Mißtrauen und Verachtung gegenüber Juden ein, die ganz leicht etwaige Antriebe von Mitleid und Nächstenliebe aufwiegen konnte und dies häufig auch tat oder gar einen aggressiven Antisemitismus schürte.“

[1] "This doctrine of the fundamental inequality of Christians and Jews [...] created a" gray area "for the individual Christian conscience and the question of moral commitments. It calculated a mixture of traditional religious suspicions and contempt for Jews who could easily weigh up any drives of pity and charity and often did so or even an aggressive anti -Semitism Schürte ""

[1] „Die sozialdarwinistische Doktrin ist im Lebensstil der Gesellschaft, wenigstens in den westlichen Ländern, allenthalben bemerkbar, wenn nicht bestimmend.“

[1] "The Social Darwinist doctrine is noticeable everywhere in the lifestyle of society, at least in the western countries, if not determined"

[2] Es gilt die Doktrin des Gleichgewichts der Kräfte.

[2] The doctrine of the balance of the forces applies

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