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Is it der, die oder das Entstehung?


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

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

The word "origin" is preferably used in retrospect, for the current or future origin, the direct noun "the emergence" is preferably

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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 Entstehung?

How does the declension of Entstehung 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 Entstehung die Entstehungen
Genitive der Entstehung der Entstehungen
Dative der Entstehung den Entstehungen
Akkusative die Entstehung die Entstehungen

What is the meaning of Entstehung in German?

Entstehung is defined as:

[1] mostly singular: a creative process of becoming, or a development of new ones from old

[1] meist Singular: ein Schaffensprozess des Werdens, oder eine Entwicklung von Neuem aus Altem

How to use Entstehung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Entstehung with translations in English.

[1] Die Entstehung der Siedlung ist gut dokumentiert.

[1] The emergence of the settlement is well documented

[1] Die Siedlung ist in Entstehung begriffen. Man könnte auch sagen, sie sei im Entstehen begriffen.

[1] The settlement is understood.

[1] „Die Zeit, die erforderlich ist, um mit dieser Geschwindigkeit dasjenige unserer Milchstraße vergleichbare Sternsystem, das uns im Weltraum am nächsten liegt, zu erreichen (Spiralsystem im Sternbild Andromeda, rund 2 Millionen Lichtjahre entfernt), ist etwa 10mal so lang wie die Zeitspanne, die seit der Entstehung unseres Sonnensystems verflossen ist, nämlich 60 Milliarden Jahre!“

[1] “The time that is necessary to achieve that of our Milky Way comparable to this speed that is closest to us in space (spiral system in the constellation Andromeda, around 2 million light years) is about 10 times as long as The period of time that has been eliminated since the origin of our solar system, namely 60 billion in years "

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