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Is it der, die oder das Eindämmung?


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

The word Eindämmung 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 Eindämmung?

How does the declension of Eindämmung 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 Eindämmung die Eindämmungen
Genitive der Eindämmung der Eindämmungen
Dative der Eindämmung den Eindämmungen
Akkusative die Eindämmung die Eindämmungen

What is the meaning of Eindämmung in German?

Eindämmung is defined as:

[1] preventing the spread/enlargement of something

[1] das Verhindern der Ausbreitung/Vergrößerung von etwas

How to use Eindämmung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eindämmung with translations in English.

[1] „Laut Chan Chang-Chuan waren die verschärften Grenzkontrollen Taiwans die wichtigste und erfolgreichste Massnahme zur Eindämmung des Virus.“

[1] "According to Chan Chang-Chuan, the tightened border controls of Taiwan were the most important and most successful measure to contain the virus" "

[1] „Während die Führung in Katar die Muslimbruderschaft und ihr nahestehende Organisationen in der Region unterstützt, hat Saudi-Arabien eine Vorreiterrolle bei der Eindämmung der Muslimbruderschaft und der von ihr geförderten Form des politischen Islam übernommen.“

[1] "While the leadership in Qatar supports the Muslim Brotherhood and its close organizations in the region, Saudi Arabia has taken on a pioneering role in the containment of the Muslim Brotherhood and the form of political Islam"

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