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Is it der, die oder das Einsatzkraft?


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

The word Einsatzkraft 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 Einsatzkraft?

How does the declension of Einsatzkraft 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 Einsatzkraft die Einsatzkräfte
Genitive der Einsatzkraft der Einsatzkräfte
Dative der Einsatzkraft den Einsatzkräften
Akkusative die Einsatzkraft die Einsatzkräfte

What is the meaning of Einsatzkraft in German?

Einsatzkraft is defined as:

[1] Mostly plural: member of a official organization (fire brigade, police, . ..) that participates in an operation

[1] meist Plural: Mitglied einer offiziellen Organisation (Feuerwehr, Polizei, ...), das an einem Einsatz mitwirkt

How to use Einsatzkraft in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Einsatzkraft with translations in English.

[1] „Von Jagow hatte seine kompletten Einsatzkräfte an wichtige Kreuzungen beordert und Straßensperren errichten lassen, um das Demonstrationsverbot durchzusetzen.“

[1] "Jagow had ordered his entire emergency services to important intersections and roadblocks had been built in order to enforce the ban on demonstration"

[1] „Mit zwei Schneepflügen, einem Radlader und einer Seilwinde bahnten sich die Einsatzkräfte einen Weg zu dem auf rund 1.300 Meter Seehöhe gelegenen Kloster.“

[1] "With two snow plows, a wheel loader and a winch, the emergency services made a way to the monastery at around 1,300 meters above sea level."

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