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Is it der, die oder das Entfaltung?


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

The word Entfaltung 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 Entfaltung?

How does the declension of Entfaltung 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 Entfaltung die Entfaltungen
Genitive der Entfaltung der Entfaltungen
Dative der Entfaltung den Entfaltungen
Akkusative die Entfaltung die Entfaltungen

What is the meaning of Entfaltung in German?

Entfaltung is defined as:

[1] process in which somewhat developed

[1] Vorgang, bei dem sich etwas entwickelt

How to use Entfaltung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Entfaltung with translations in English.

[1] Eine allseitige, freie Entfaltung der Persönlichkeit ist ein Menschenrecht und zugleich des Menschen Pflicht.

[1] A all -page, free development of the personality is a human right and at the same time man

[1] Der tiefe Sinne der Rose liegt in der Betrachtung durch den Menschen, in der Entfaltung von Pracht und Duft.

[1] The deep sense of the rose lies in the consideration by humans, in the development of splendor and fragrance

[1] „Woolf fragt nach Shakespeares Schwester, von der wir nichts wissen, da ihr jede Möglichkeit zur Entfaltung genommen worden ist.“

[1] "Woolf asks about Shakespeare's sister, of whom we do not know anything, since every possibility has been taken to develop"

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