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Is it der, die oder das Erfolgsgeschichte?


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

The word Erfolgsgeschichte 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 Erfolgsgeschichte?

How does the declension of Erfolgsgeschichte 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 Erfolgsgeschichte die Erfolgsgeschichten
Genitive der Erfolgsgeschichte der Erfolgsgeschichten
Dative der Erfolgsgeschichte den Erfolgsgeschichten
Akkusative die Erfolgsgeschichte die Erfolgsgeschichten

What is the meaning of Erfolgsgeschichte in German?

Erfolgsgeschichte is defined as:

[1] A very successful development/company or the like and/or the report about it

[1] eine sehr erfolgreiche Entwicklung/Unternehmung oder dergleichen und/oder der Bericht darüber

How to use Erfolgsgeschichte in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erfolgsgeschichte with translations in English.

[1] „Viele meinen, die Erfolgsgeschichte dieses Slogans sei groß.“

[1] "Many think that the success story of this slogan is great"

[1] „Die Erfolgsgeschichte unserer Buchhandlung ist plötzlich schwer angekratzt, wir sind so erschöpft, dass wir am liebsten alles hinwerfen würden.“

[1] "The success story of our bookstore is suddenly scratched, we are so exhausted that we would like to throw everything down"

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