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Is it der, die oder das Förderung?


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

The word Förderung 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 Förderung?

How does the declension of Förderung 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 Förderung die Förderungen
Genitive der Förderung der Förderungen
Dative der Förderung den Förderungen
Akkusative die Förderung die Förderungen

What is the meaning of Förderung in German?

Förderung has various definitions in German:

[1] Financial, moral or emotional support

[1] finanzielle, moralische oder emotionale Unterstützung

[2] Mining: No plural: extraction of soil treasures

[2] Bergbau: kein Plural: Gewinnung von Bodenschätzen

[3] Technology: promoting fixed, liquid or gaseous fabrics

[3] Technik: das Befördern von festen, flüssigen oder gasförmigen Stoffen

How to use Förderung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Förderung with translations in English.

[1] Die Förderung seines Talents hat Priorität.

[1] The promotion of his talent has priority

[2] Die Ausweitung der Förderung von Kohle stößt an ihre Grenzen.

[2] The expansion of the promotion of coal reaches its limits

[3] Im Folgenden sollen die gängigsten technischen Lösungen zur Lagerung und Förderung von Gütern als Basis für die Diskussion der effizienten Steuerung und Verwaltung mit Hilfe von Warehouse Managementsystemen vorgestellt werden.

[3] In the following, the most common technical solutions for the storage and promotion of goods as the basis for the discussion of efficient control and administration are presented with the help of Warehouse management systems

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