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Is it der, die oder das Expedition?


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

The word Expedition is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Expedition?

How does the declension of Expedition 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 Expedition die Expeditionen
Genitive der Expedition der Expeditionen
Dative der Expedition den Expeditionen
Akkusative die Expedition die Expeditionen

What is the meaning of Expedition in German?

Expedition has various definitions in German:

[1] Taking it ready for shipping

[1] das Fertigmachen zum Versand

[2] Sending

[2] Versendung

[3] Shipping department of a company

[3] Versandabteilung einer Firma

[4] Research trip

[4] Forschungsreise

[5] War campaign

[5] Kriegszug

How to use Expedition in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Expedition with translations in English.



[4] Sie machten eine Expedition nach Südamerika.

[4] They made an expedition to South America

[4] „Fast alle, die im Höhenbergsteigen Rang und Namen haben, sind an der Lhotse-Südwand gescheitert, insgesamt rund ein Dutzend Expeditionen.“

[4] "Almost everyone who has rank and names in high mountaineering has failed on the Lhotse-Südwand, around a dozen expedition" in total "

[4] „Um biologische und chemische Parameter im Meeresboden messen zu können, nahmen die Forscher an den elf Stationen ihrer Expedition Bodenproben, sogenannte Sedimentkerne.“

[4] "In order to be able to measure biological and chemical parameters in the sea floor, the researchers at the eleven stations of their expedition took so -called sediment core" "

[4] „Bei den Expeditionen kommen die Einheimischen auf zweifache Weise mit Meyer in Berührung: als seine Bediensteten (Träger, Diener und Führer) oder als Eigentümer von Nahrungsmitteln beziehungsweise von Land, das ihm für die Dauer seines Aufenthalts teilweise überlassen wird.“

[4] "During the expeditions, the locals come into contact with Meyer in two ways: as his employees (carriers, servants and leaders) or as the owner of food or land that is partially left to him for the duration of his stay"

[4] „Expeditionen werden ausgeschickt, um den Erdteil zu erforschen und für Großbritannien zu erschließen.“

[4] "Expeditions are sent out to explore the earth's part and open up for Great Britain"

[4] „Die Familie hatte für ihre wagemutigen Expeditionen wenig Verständnis, die elfjährige Tochter blieb in einem Internat zurück.“

[4] "The family had little understanding for their daring expeditions, the eleven -year -old daughter remained in a boarding school"

[5] „Barretos Expedition entlang des Ufers des Sambesi, von der Küste des heutigen Mosambik in den Norden Simbabwes, ist ein Eroberungszug zum Ruhme Gottes und der portugiesischen Krone.“

[5] "Barreto's expedition along the banks of the Sambesi, from the coast of today's Mozambique to the north of Zimbabwes, is a conquest for the glory of God and the Portuguese crown"

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