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Is it der, die oder das Forschung?


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

The word Forschung 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 Forschung?

How does the declension of Forschung 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 Forschung die Forschungen
Genitive der Forschung der Forschungen
Dative der Forschung den Forschungen
Akkusative die Forschung die Forschungen

What is the meaning of Forschung in German?

Forschung has various definitions in German:

[1] Search for solutions to scientific problems

[1] Suche nach Lösungen zu wissenschaftlichen Problemstellungen

[2] Totality of the researchers

[2] Gesamtheit der forschenden Menschen

How to use Forschung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Forschung with translations in English.

[1] Die Forschung soll immer neue Erkenntnisse erarbeiten.

[1] Research should always develop new findings

[1] „Ohnehin sei juristische Forschung, wie sie jetzt in Kooperation mit den russischen Strafrechtlern erfolgt […], keine Selbstverständlichkeit, so der Potsdamer Rechtswissenschaftler.“[2]

[1] "Anyway, legal research, as is now in cooperation with the Russian criminal lawnlers [...], is not a matter of course, according to the Potsdam Law Schools" [2]

[1] „Alltägliche Nahrungsmittel, die Impfstoffe oder andere medizinisch wirksame Zusatzstoffe enthalten, gibt es zwar noch nicht zu kaufen, sie sind aber schon Gegenstand der Forschung.“[3]

[1] "Everyday foods containing vaccines or other medically effective additives is not yet available, but they are already the subject of research." [3]

[1] „Privatgelehrte und Kulturaktivisten veröffentlichten ihre Forschungen zur jüdischen Geschichte und zur jiddischen Sprache und Literatur vermehrt auf Jiddisch.“[4]

[1] "Privacy and cultural activists released their research on Jewish history and Jiddish language and literature increasingly on Jiddisch." [4]

[1] „Auch heute noch herrscht an kreativer Forschung kein Mangel.“[5]

[1] "Even today, there is no shortage of creative research" [5]

[2] „Die Forschung weiß, dass diese Art von Aufopferung zu den härtesten Belastungen gehört, denen ein Mensch sich aussetzen kann.“[6]

[2] "Research knows that this type of sacrifice belongs to the toughest burdens that a human can expose me at" [6]

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