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Is it der, die oder das Einsamkeit?


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

The word Einsamkeit 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 Einsamkeit?

How does the declension of Einsamkeit 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 Einsamkeit die Einsamkeiten
Genitive der Einsamkeit der Einsamkeiten
Dative der Einsamkeit den Einsamkeiten
Akkusative die Einsamkeit die Einsamkeiten

What is the meaning of Einsamkeit in German?

Einsamkeit has various definitions in German:

[1] Being alone or abandoning

[1] das Alleinsein oder Verlassensein

[2] seclusion, wasteland

[2] Abgeschiedenheit, Einöde

How to use Einsamkeit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Einsamkeit with translations in English.

[1] "Einsamkeit hat viele Namen,

[1] "Loneliness has many names

viele Namen doch einen nur für mich.

many names only for me

Einsamkeit kann nur bedeuten,

Loneliness can only mean

das verlorene Glück, die endlose Zeit ohne Dich. .."

The lost happiness, the endless time without Diche .. "

[1] „Die grassierende Einsamkeit muss furchtbar sein.“

[1] "The rampant loneliness must be terrible"

[1] „Dort sind es die Raben, die auf Befehl Gottes dem Propheten in der Einsamkeit an einem Bach Brot und Fleisch bringen, ihn ernähren.“

[1] "There it is the ravens that, on the command of God, bring the prophet in loneliness on a brook and meat, eat him" "

[1] „Die Einsamkeit raubte ihre Kräfte und folterte sie, dennoch meinte sie sie nicht entbehren zu können.“

[1] "The loneliness robbed her strength and tortured her, but she thought she couldn't do without her"



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