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Is it der, die oder das Erfolgsrezept?


The correct article in German of Erfolgsrezept is das. So it is das Erfolgsrezept! (nominative case)

The word Erfolgsrezept is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Erfolgsrezept?

How does the declension of Erfolgsrezept 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 das Erfolgsrezept die Erfolgsrezepte
Genitive des Erfolgsrezeptes des Erfolgsrezepts der Erfolgsrezepte
Dative dem Erfolgsrezept dem Erfolgsrezepte den Erfolgsrezepten
Akkusative das Erfolgsrezept die Erfolgsrezepte

What is the meaning of Erfolgsrezept in German?

Erfolgsrezept is defined as:

[1] Optimal concept to achieve success/achieve a goal

[1] optimales Konzept, um einen Erfolg zu erzielen/ein Ziel zu erreichen

How to use Erfolgsrezept in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erfolgsrezept with translations in English.

[1] Dank seines Erfolgsrezepts schaffte er das Lernen für den Test in einer Viertelstunde.

Thanks to his recipe for success, he managed to learn for the test in a quarter of an hour

[1] „Das eigentliche Geheimnis geheimer Erfolgsrezepte an der Börse ist daher, dass es keine gibt.“

[1] "The real secret of secret recipes of success on the stock exchange is therefore that there is no existence"

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