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Is it der, die oder das Erniedrigung?


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

The word Erniedrigung 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 Erniedrigung?

How does the declension of Erniedrigung 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 Erniedrigung die Erniedrigungen
Genitive der Erniedrigung der Erniedrigungen
Dative der Erniedrigung den Erniedrigungen
Akkusative die Erniedrigung die Erniedrigungen

What is the meaning of Erniedrigung in German?

Erniedrigung has various definitions in German:

[1] inhumane treatment

[1] menschenunwürdige Behandlung

[2] Measure or result of reducing something

[2] Maßnahme oder Ergebnis der Verringerung von etwas

How to use Erniedrigung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erniedrigung with translations in English.

[1] „Wie lange lassen sich die Völker von Mauretanien bis Jemen und vom Sudan bis Syrien diese Erniedrigungen noch gefallen?“

[1] "How long can the peoples from Mauritania to Yemen and from Sudan to Syria be able to fall these humiliations" "

[1] „Der Unterschied zwischen völliger Unschuld und völliger Erniedrigung ist so gering, daß sie sogleich bei ihrem ersten Versuch jenen Grad gewollter Niedrigkeit erreichte, durch den sie mich zu verführen dachte.“

[1] "The difference between complete innocence and complete humiliation is so low that when she first attempted that degenerated lowness, she immediately attended that you mean to seduce me"

[2] „Bei der antihypertensiven Therapie ist es die Erniedrigung des Blutdrucks, die das Risiko für Schlaganfall, Herzinfarkt, Herzinsuffizienz und Nierenschädigung verringert. “

[2] "In antihyperating therapy, it is the humiliation of blood pressure that reduces the risk of stroke, heart attack, heart failure and kidney damage"

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