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Is it der, die oder das Entzündung?


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

The word Entzündung 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 Entzündung?

How does the declension of Entzündung 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 Entzündung die Entzündungen
Genitive der Entzündung der Entzündungen
Dative der Entzündung den Entzündungen
Akkusative die Entzündung die Entzündungen

What is the meaning of Entzündung in German?

Entzündung has various definitions in German:

[1] Medicine: Disease of a body organ that includes the symptom complex Rubor → LA (redness), Calor → LA (warming), Dolor → La Pain) and Functio Laesa (disturbed function)

[1] Medizin: Erkrankung eines Körperorgans, die den Symptomenkomplex rubor → la (Rötung), calor → la (Erwärmung), dolor → la Schmerzen) und functio laesa → la (gestörte Funktion) umfasst

[2] A combustion of a combustible material manuals in flames

[2] in Flammen Aufgehen eines brennbaren Materials; leitet eine Verbrennung ein

How to use Entzündung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Entzündung with translations in English.

[1] Die Entzündung kann durch Salben gelindert werden.

[1] The inflammation can be alleviated by ointments

[1] „Die Entzündung pochte unter dem Wundschorf und wurde schlimmer und schlimmer.“

[1] "The inflammation pounded under the wound chady and grew worse and worse"

[1] „Das heftige Wundfieber und die eingetretene Entzündung der verletzten Därme mussten nach Ansicht des Arztes, der den Verwundeten begleitete, zu einem tödlichen Ausgang führen.“

[1] "The violent wound fever and the inflammation of the injured intestines had to lead to a fatal outcome in the doctor's opinion, who accompanied the wounded,"

[2] Beim weihnachtlichen Fondue führte die Entzündung des Spiritus zu einem Wohnungsbrand.

[2] In the Christmas fondue, the inflammation of the alcohol led to an apartment fire

[2] „Bei einer plötzlichen Sauerstoffzufuhr, etwa beim Öffnen der Ofentür, kann es unmittelbar zu Entzündung der Gase und somit zur Verpuffung kommen.“

[2] "With a sudden absorption of oxygen, for example when opening the oven door, it can be immediately for inflammation of the gases and thus for the deflection"

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