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Is it der, die oder das Einklang?


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

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

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 Einklang?

How does the declension of Einklang 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 Einklang die Einklänge
Genitive des Einklanges des Einklangs der Einklänge
Dative dem Einklang dem Einklange den Einklängen
Akkusative den Einklang die Einklänge

What is the meaning of Einklang in German?

Einklang has various definitions in German:

[1a] In harmony with something: agreement, harmony in a state in which two things can be reconciled so that they are not contradictory

[1a] im Einklang mit etwas: Übereinstimmung, Harmonie; in einem Zustand, in dem sich zwei Dinge miteinander so vereinbaren lassen, dass sie nicht widersprüchlich sind

[1b] are (with someone) in harmony (above something): have the same opinion (like another/others)

[1b] sich (mit jemandem) in Einklang (über etwas) befinden: die gleiche Meinung haben (wie ein anderer/andere)

[2] Music: Condition of two or more voices on the same tone or in the octave distance

[2] Musik: Zusammenklang zweier oder mehrerer Stimmen auf dem gleichen Ton oder im Oktavabstand

How to use Einklang in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Einklang with translations in English.

[1a] Ich beneide ihn, weil er seine privaten und beruflichen Interessen miteinander in Einklang bringen kann.

[1a] I envy him because he can reconcile his private and professional interests

[1a] Die moderne Industrie produziert häufig nicht nachhaltig, geschweige denn im Einklang mit der Natur.

[1a] Modern industry often does not produce sustainable, let alone in harmony with the natural

[1a] „Die Beleuchtung des Ladens und die des Schaufensters müssen in harmonischen Einklang gebracht werden.“

[1a] "The lighting of the shop and that of the shop window must be brought into harmonious harmony"

[1b] Bei unserer Klassendiskussion befand ich mich mit vielen im Einklang.

[1b] In our class discussion, I was in the cluster with many



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