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Is it der, die oder das Edition?


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

The word Edition 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 Edition?

How does the declension of Edition 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 Edition die Editionen
Genitive der Edition der Editionen
Dative der Edition den Editionen
Akkusative die Edition die Editionen

What is the meaning of Edition in German?

Edition is defined as:

[1] Edition or edition of books, among other things,

[1] Auflage oder Ausgabe unter anderem von Büchern

How to use Edition in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Edition with translations in English.

[1] Er besitzt die letzten 10 Editionen des Duden.

[1] He has the last 10 editions of the Dudenä

[1] „Während diese in ihren Editionen des volkstümlichen mündlichen Erzähl- und Liedgutes die Spuren ihrer Anwesenheit bei der Aufzeichnung zu tilgen suchten, stellt Borrow seine Person in den Mittelpunkt.“

[1] "While in their editions of the popular oral narrative and songs, they were looking for the traces of their presence in the recording, Borrow puts his person in the center" "

[1] „Die vorliegende vollständige und originalgetreue deutsche Erstausgabe der Memoiren Casanovas beruht auf der oben beschriebenen Edition des Verlages F. A. Brockhaus.“

[1] "The present full and faithful German first edition of the memoirs Casanovas is based on the edition of the publisher Fä A. Brockhaus described above."

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