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Is it der, die oder das Familienplanung?


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

The word Familienplanung 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 Familienplanung?

How does the declension of Familienplanung 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 Familienplanung die Familienplanungen
Genitive der Familienplanung der Familienplanungen
Dative der Familienplanung den Familienplanungen
Akkusative die Familienplanung die Familienplanungen

What is the meaning of Familienplanung in German?

Familienplanung has various definitions in German:

[1] Complete of the decisions/considerations of a couple, and if so, when and how many children it wants to have

[1] Gesamtheit der Entscheidungen/Überlegungen eines Paares dazu, ob, und wenn ja, wann und wie viele Kinder es haben möchte

[2] Politics: Political measures to restrict or promote the birth rate

[2] Politik: politische Maßnahmen zur Beschränkung oder Förderung der Geburtenrate

How to use Familienplanung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Familienplanung with translations in English.

[1] In ihrer Familienplanung waren höchstens zwei Kinder vorgesehen.

[1] In their family planning, a maximum of two children were intended

[1] „Mein Nachbar hatte krasse kulturelle Unterschiede zwischen Einheimischen und Zugezogenen bei der Familienplanung festgestellt.“

[1] "My neighbor had starked cultural differences between locals and newcomers during family planning"

[1] „Die neue Verhütungsmethode veränderte nicht nur die Art und Weise der Familienplanung, sondern gab zum ersten Mal in der Geschichte den Frauen die Freiheit, über die eigene Zukunft entscheiden zu können.“

[1] "The new contraceptive method not only changed the way family planning, but for the first time in history gave women the freedom to be able to decide on their own future"

[2] „Gegenüber fiel mir eine Werbetafel für Familienplanung auf, die einen Mann und eine Frau mit ihrem Baby auf dem Rücken zeigte.“

[2] "Opposite I noticed an advertising table for family planning that showed a man and a woman with her baby on my back"

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