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Is it der, die oder das Entschluss?


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

The word Entschluss 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 Entschluss?

How does the declension of Entschluss 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 Entschluss die Entschlüsse
Genitive des Entschlusses der Entschlüsse
Dative dem Entschluss dem Entschlusse den Entschlüssen
Akkusative den Entschluss die Entschlüsse

What is the meaning of Entschluss in German?

Entschluss is defined as:

[1] A choice of several options for possibilities that preceded a consideration

[1] eine Wahl aus mehreren Möglichkeiten; Entscheidung, der eine Überlegung vorausging

How to use Entschluss in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Entschluss with translations in English.

[1] Ich kam zu dem Entschluss, doch kein neues Auto zu kaufen.

[1] I came to the decision not to buy a new car

[1] „Schließlich fasste ich einen Entschluss, den Entschluss wegzugehen.“

[1] "After all, I made a decision to decide on the decision"

[1] „Die ganze Nacht lag sie wach in ihrem Bett, warf sich hin und her und dachte über ihren Entschluss nach.“

[1] "All night she was awake in her bed, threw herself back and forth and thought about her decision"

[1] „Er wollte zu einem Entschluss kommen, aber er fühlte mit Schrecken, dass ihn in diesem Falle die Entschlussfähigkeit verlassen hatte, die er doch sonst an sich kannte und die auch tatsächlich in ihm steckte.“

[1] "He wanted to make a decision, but he felt horror that in this case he had left him the decision that he otherwise knew and which actually actually stuck in him"

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