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Is it der, die oder das Entzug?


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

The word Entzug is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Entzug?

How does the declension of Entzug 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 Entzug die Entzüge
Genitive des Entzuges des Entzugs der Entzüge
Dative dem Entzug dem Entzuge den Entzügen
Akkusative den Entzug die Entzüge

What is the meaning of Entzug in German?

Entzug has various definitions in German:

[1] Taking away, deleting a permit, for example a license

[1] das Wegnehmen, das Streichen einer Erlaubnis, zum Beispiel einer Lizenz

[2] In connection with drugs, short form of: drug deprivation: the time in which the drug is no longer supplying, although the dependent body is asking for it

[2] im Zusammenhang mit Drogen, Kurzform von: Drogenentzug: die Zeit, in der man die Droge nicht mehr zuführt, obwohl der abhängige Körper danach verlangt

How to use Entzug in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Entzug with translations in English.

[1] Nach dem Entzug seiner Lizenz stand er vor dem Nichts.

[1] After the withdrawal of his license, he stood before nothing

[2] Der Entzug ist eine sehr schwere Zeit für den Patienten.

[2] The withdrawal is a very difficult time for the patient

[2] Der kalte Entzug ist die Entwöhnung von einer Droge ohne Ersatzstoffe und geht oft mit körperlichen Schmerzen einher.

[2] The cold withdrawal is the weaning of a drug without substitutes and often goes with physical pain

[2] „Mich von einem Arschloch auf Entzug abstechen zu lassen, das fehlte mir gerade noch.“

[2] "To let me remove an asshole to withdrawal, that was just still missing"

[2] „Solche Zeichen hatte er noch nie gesehen; auch nicht auf den Beipackzetteln der Präparate während seines Entzugs.“

[2] "He had never seen such signs on the package notes of the preparations during his withdrawal"

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