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Is it der, die oder das Föderation?


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

The word Föderation 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 Föderation?

How does the declension of Föderation 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 Föderation die Föderationen
Genitive der Föderation der Föderationen
Dative der Föderation den Föderationen
Akkusative die Föderation die Föderationen

What is the meaning of Föderation in German?

Föderation has various definitions in German:

[1] Politics: An alliance between states

[1] Politik: ein Bündnis zwischen Staaten

[2] Politics: A state

[2] Politik: ein Bundesstaat

[3] Politics: A Confederation of States

[3] Politik: ein Staatenbund

[4] An association of organizations

[4] ein Zusammenschluss von Organisationen

How to use Föderation in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Föderation with translations in English.





[3] Putin verhielt sich kurz nach seinem ersten Amtsantritt in der Russischen Föderation recht ungeschickt, wie man das z.B. an seinem Umgang mit dem Zwischenfall des U-Boot-Untergangs sehen konnte.

[3] Putin behaved quite clumsy shortly after taking office in the Russian Federation, as was noted. could see his handling of the incident of the submarine.

[3] „Über Generationen gleicht das Land eher einer Föderation als einem geeinten Reich.“

[3] "Over generations, the country is more like a federation than a united."

[4] Es stellte sich bald heraus, dass diese Föderation für den Sport dieser Region ein Segen war.

[4] It soon turned out that this federation for the sport of this region was a blessing

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