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Is it der, die oder das Fachwissen?


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

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

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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 Fachwissen?

How does the declension of Fachwissen 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 Fachwissen
Genitive des Fachwissens
Dative dem Fachwissen
Akkusative das Fachwissen

What is the meaning of Fachwissen in German?

Fachwissen is defined as:

[1] The knowledge that someone has from their subject

[1] das Wissen, das jemand von seinem Fach hat

How to use Fachwissen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fachwissen with translations in English.

[1] „Der Kunde hat vielleicht die finanzielle Hoheit, aber leider hat die Firma das überlegene Fachwissen.“

[1] "The customer may have the financial sovereignty, but unfortunately the company has the superior specialist knowledge"

[1] „Die Linguistik sollte dies als Chance begreifen und sich in den entsprechenden öffentlichen Diskursen mit ihrem Fachwissen vernehmlich zu Wort melden.“

[1] "Linguistics should understand this as an opportunity and speak audibly in the corresponding public discourses with their expertise"

[1] „Sein Fachwissen hat sich Stang über Jahre hinweg angeeignet.“

[1] "His expertise has acquired Stang for years"

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