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Is it der, die oder das Erprobung?


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

The word Erprobung 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 Erprobung?

How does the declension of Erprobung 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 Erprobung die Erprobungen
Genitive der Erprobung der Erprobungen
Dative der Erprobung den Erprobungen
Akkusative die Erprobung die Erprobungen

What is the meaning of Erprobung in German?

Erprobung has various definitions in German:

[1] Test that should confirm whether something actually works as it should work

[1] Test, welcher bestätigen soll, ob etwas tatsächlich so funktioniert, wie es funktionieren soll



[2a] The period in which a civil servant is tested for life on a higher -quality post

[2a] der Zeitraum, in dem ein Beamter auf Lebenszeit auf einem höherwertigen Dienstposten erprobt wird

[2b] The period in which a judge for life is tested on a higher -quality post

[2b] der Zeitraum, in dem ein Richter auf Lebenszeit auf einem höherwertigen Dienstposten erprobt wird

How to use Erprobung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erprobung with translations in English.

[1] „Mit Beginn der klinischen Erprobung erhielt Morphosys eine klinische Meilensteinzahlung von GPC Biotech.“

[1] "With the beginning of clinical testing, Morphosys received a clinical milestone payment from GPC Biotechä" "

[1] Die Ergebnisse der Erprobungen der sich von ihm ausgedachten, neuen Lernmethode erwiesen sich als ernüchternd.

[1] The results of the trials of the new learning method he thought proved to be sobering



[2b] Die Erprobung bei einem Oberlandesgericht kann auch durch eine Erprobung bei der Generalstaatsanwaltschaft ersetzt werden.

[2b] Testing with a Higher Regional Court can also be replaced by testing with the Attorney General

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