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Is it der, die oder das Eröffnung?


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

The word Eröffnung 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 Eröffnung?

How does the declension of Eröffnung 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 Eröffnung die Eröffnungen
Genitive der Eröffnung der Eröffnungen
Dative der Eröffnung den Eröffnungen
Akkusative die Eröffnung die Eröffnungen

What is the meaning of Eröffnung in German?

Eröffnung has various definitions in German:

[1] The first, one -time opening of a thing, a process, a process, the beginning of a process, a process

[1] das erstmalige, einmalige Öffnen einer Sache, eines Vorganges, eines Prozesses, der Beginn eines Vorganges, eines Prozesses

[2] Chess: The first six (up to 12 or 15) trains of a chess section

[2] Schach: die ersten sechs (bis 12 oder 15) Züge einer Schachpartie

[3] Notification of a somewhat significant, rather unpleasant thing

[3] Mitteilung einer etwas bedeutsamen, eher auch unangenehmen Sache

How to use Eröffnung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Eröffnung with translations in English.

[1] „Das Planen für die Eröffnung habe er aufgegeben.“

[1] "He gave up planning for the opening"

[2] Er wählte meist eine Eröffnung, die einen ruhigen, positionellen Spielverlauf versprach.

[2] He usually chose an opening that promised a quiet, positional game course

[3] Ohne Ihre Eröffnungen über die finanzielle Lage des Unternehmens könnten wir alle ruhiger schlafen.

[3] Without its openings about the financial situation of the company, we could all be quiet sleep

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