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Is it der, die oder das Entgleisung?


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

The word Entgleisung 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 Entgleisung?

How does the declension of Entgleisung 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 Entgleisung die Entgleisungen
Genitive der Entgleisung der Entgleisungen
Dative der Entgleisung den Entgleisungen
Akkusative die Entgleisung die Entgleisungen

What is the meaning of Entgleisung in German?

Entgleisung has various definitions in German:

[1] Crush of a rail vehicle by jumping out of the rails

[1] Verunglücken eines Schienenfahrzeugs dadurch, dass es aus den Schienen springt

[2] Violation of a social norm

[2] Verletzung einer sozialen Norm

How to use Entgleisung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Entgleisung with translations in English.

[1] „»Wenige Minuten vor der Entgleisung erhielt der Lokführer einen Anruf auf seinem Diensttelefon«, teilte das Gericht mit.“

[1] "" A few minutes before the derailment, the train driver received a call on his service phone, "said the court with a lot"

[2] „Dass er es geschafft hat, sich nach derartigen Entgleisungen an der Macht zu halten, sorgte bei vielen Menschen auf dem Kontinent für echtes Entsetzen.“

[2] "The fact that he managed to stay in power after such derailments caused a real horror for many people on the continent"

[2] „Es ist bei weitem nicht seine [Donald Trumps] erste rassistische Entgleisung – und er ist auch bei weitem nicht der einzige Politiker, der sich solch rassistischer Sprache bedient.“

[2] "It is by no means his [Donald Trumps] first racist derailment - and he is far from the only politician who uses such a racist language"

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