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Is it der, die oder das Entschuldung?


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

The word Entschuldung 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 Entschuldung?

How does the declension of Entschuldung 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 Entschuldung die Entschuldungen
Genitive der Entschuldung der Entschuldungen
Dative der Entschuldung den Entschuldungen
Akkusative die Entschuldung die Entschuldungen

What is the meaning of Entschuldung in German?

Entschuldung is defined as:

[1] process in which debts are repaid (sometimes by waiver)

[1] Vorgang, bei dem Schulden getilgt werden (mitunter durch Verzicht)

How to use Entschuldung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Entschuldung with translations in English.

[1] „Für die Zeit danach jedoch sind bereits radikale Lösungen im Gespräch, darunter eine Entschuldung des Airports auf Kosten der Steuerzahler.“

[1] "For the time afterwards, however, radical solutions are already under discussion, including a debt disposal of the airport at the expense of taxpayers"

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