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Is it der, die oder das Energieeinsparung?


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

The word Energieeinsparung is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Energieeinsparung?

How does the declension of Energieeinsparung 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 Energieeinsparung die Energieeinsparungen
Genitive der Energieeinsparung der Energieeinsparungen
Dative der Energieeinsparung den Energieeinsparungen
Akkusative die Energieeinsparung die Energieeinsparungen

What is the meaning of Energieeinsparung in German?

Energieeinsparung is defined as:

[1] Reduction of the consumption of energy

[1] Verringerung des Verbrauchs von Energie

How to use Energieeinsparung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Energieeinsparung with translations in English.

[1] Die Menschheit verbraucht Jahr für Jahr mehr Energie und wäre, im Interesse des Arterhalt, mit Energieeinsparung gut bedient, denn die Erde liefert diese nur begrenzt und einen Plan B hat der Mensch bisher nicht gefunden.

[1] Humanity consumes more energy year after year and, in the interests of maintenance, would be well served with energy savings, because the earth delivers it only limited and a plan B has not yet found man

[1] „Der Wärmeschutz der Gebäudehülle, der so genannte bauliche Wärmeschutz, ist hinsichtlich Investitionskosten und Lebensdauer die langfristig betrachtet wirksamste Maßnahme zur Energieeinsparung.“

[1] "The thermal insulation of the building envelope, the so -called structural thermal insulation, is the most effective measure for energy saving in the long term in terms of investment costs and lifespan"

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