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Is it der, die oder das Einstand?


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

The word Einstand 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 Einstand?

How does the declension of Einstand 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 Einstand die Einstände
Genitive des Einstands des Einstandes der Einstände
Dative dem Einstand den Einständen
Akkusative den Einstand die Einstände

What is the meaning of Einstand in German?

Einstand has various definitions in German:

[1] Start of activity at a new place of activity, mostly a job

[1] Beginn der Tätigkeit an einem neuen Wirkungsort, meist einer Arbeitsstelle

[2] Small celebration at the beginning of the activity at a new place of activity

[2] kleine Feier zum Beginn der Tätigkeit an einem neuen Wirkungsort

[3] Hunter language: Regularly sought residence of an animal

[3] Jägersprache: regelmäßig aufgesuchter Aufenthaltsort eines Tieres

[4] Tennis, without plural: point level when both players have scored at least three times

[4] Tennis, ohne Plural: Punktegleichstand, wenn beide Spieler mindestens dreimal gepunktet haben

How to use Einstand in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Einstand with translations in English.

[1] Ich habe morgen früh meinen Einstand im neuen Büro.

[1] I have my debut in the new office tomorrow morning

[1] Der neue Professor hielt zum Einstand seine Antrittsvorlesung.

[1] The new professor held his inaugural lecture on the debut

[2] Der neue Kollege möchte heute Abend seinen Einstand geben. Kommst du mit?

[2] The new colleague would like to give his debut this evening you will come along

[2] Nachdem sie ihren ersten Arbeitstag in der neuen Firma hinter sich hatte, gab sie ihren netten Kolleginnen zum Einstand ein Glas Wein aus.

[2] After she had her first working day in the new company, she gave her nice colleagues a glass of wine

[3] Der Hirsch suchte den Einstand auf.

[3] The deer was looking for the debut

[3] Nach Wochen sah der Jäger den Zwölfender wieder im Einstand.

[3] After weeks the hunter saw the twelve again in the debut

[4] Der Spielstand ist 40:40, also Einstand.

[4] The score is 40:40, i.e. debut

[4] Der Schiedsrichter entschied: „Einstand!“

[4] The referee decided: "Enterior"

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