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Is it der, die oder das Einverständnis?


The correct article in German of Einverständnis is das. So it is das Einverständnis! (nominative case)

The word Einverständnis is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Einverständnis?

How does the declension of Einverständnis 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 das Einverständnis die Einverständnisse
Genitive des Einverständnisses der Einverständnisse
Dative dem Einverständnis dem Einverständnisse den Einverständnissen
Akkusative das Einverständnis die Einverständnisse

What is the meaning of Einverständnis in German?

Einverständnis is defined as:

[1] mostly singular: approval, permission

[1] meist Singular: Zustimmung, Erlaubnis

How to use Einverständnis in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Einverständnis with translations in English.

[1] Minderjährige dürfen nur mit Einverständnis ihrer Erziehungsberechtigten tätowiert werden.

[1] Minors may only be tattooed with the consent of their legal guardians

[1] „Lautstark gaben die Männer ihr Einverständnis, und sie hinterlegten die Wettsumme beim Barkeeper.“

[1] "The men loudly gave their consent and they put the bet on the bartkeeper" "

[1] „Mit diesem Zitat gelang es mir, ihn nicht grundsätzlich umzustimmen, aber doch sein vorläufiges Einverständnis zur Fortsetzung meiner Arbeit zu bekommen.“

[1] "With this quote I managed not to change it in principle, but to get his provisional consent to continue my work"

[1] „Von Anfang an hat zwischen Joseph Dincklage und Käthe Lenk großes Einverständnis geherrscht.“

[1] "From the beginning, between Joseph Dincklage and Käthe Lenk, he has great consent"

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