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Is it der, die oder das Drehung?


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

The word Drehung 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 Drehung?

How does the declension of Drehung 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 Drehung die Drehungen
Genitive der Drehung der Drehungen
Dative der Drehung den Drehungen
Akkusative die Drehung die Drehungen

What is the meaning of Drehung in German?

Drehung has various definitions in German:

[1] Turning yourself, the circle around a center

[1] das Sich-Drehen, das Kreisen um einen Mittelpunkt

[2] Mathematics: a congruence image

[2] Mathematik: eine Kongruenzabbildung

How to use Drehung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Drehung with translations in English.

[1] Die Drehung der Zentrifuge war so stark, dass er bewusstlos wurde.

[1] The rotation of the centrifuge was so strong that it was passed out

[1] Aus der Drehung heraus schoss er aufs Tor, traf aber leider nur die Latte.

[1] From the rotation he shot onto the goal, but unfortunately only hit the latte.

[1] Nach einer Drehung um die eigene Achse sank die verletzte Antilope zu Boden.

[1] After a rotation around your own axis, the injured antelope sank to soil

[1] Im Tanz ist eine Drehung eine Rotation des Körpers um die Längsachse.

[1] In the dance, a rotation of the body around the longitudinal axis is a rotation

[2] Die Drehung ist durch den Drehpunkt, den Winkel und den Drehsinn, im oder gegen den Uhrzeigersinn, festgelegt.

[2] The rotation is defined by the pivot point, the angle and the rotation sense, in or against clockwise,

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