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Is it der, die oder das Einfluss?


The correct article in German of Einfluss is der. So it is der Einfluss! (nominative case)

The word Einfluss is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Einfluss?

How does the declension of Einfluss 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 der Einfluss die Einflüsse
Genitive des Einflusses der Einflüsse
Dative dem Einfluss den Einflüssen
Akkusative den Einfluss die Einflüsse

What is the meaning of Einfluss in German?

Einfluss has various definitions in German:

[1] The effect on something or someone

[1] das Einwirken auf etwas oder jemanden

[2] The possibility of being able to work

[2] die Möglichkeit, einwirken zu können

[3] flow in

[3] Einfließen

[4] Rare: mouth (one river)

[4] selten: Mündung (eines Flusses)

How to use Einfluss in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Einfluss with translations in English.

[1] Die Frauen hatten großen Einfluss auf das Schaffen Camilo Sestoss.

The women had a great influence on the work of Camilo Sestossä

[1] „John Hammond hat Beziehungen zu den wichtigen Plattenfirmen und verwendet seinen Einfluss darauf, Karrieren zu lancieren.“

[1] "John Hammond has relationships with the important record companies and uses its influence to launch careers"

[2] Ohne Einfluss ist man auch machtlos, und das gilt besonders in der Politik.

[2] Without influence, one is also powerless, and that applies especially in the politician

[3] Der Einfluss von Kaltluft bestimmt das Novemberwetter.

[3] The influence of cold air determines the November weather

[4] Wir haben am Einfluss des Neckars campiert.

[4] We camped in the influence of the Neckar

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