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Is it der, die oder das Gegenbewegung?


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

The word Gegenbewegung 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 Gegenbewegung?

How does the declension of Gegenbewegung 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 Gegenbewegung die Gegenbewegungen
Genitive der Gegenbewegung der Gegenbewegungen
Dative der Gegenbewegung den Gegenbewegungen
Akkusative die Gegenbewegung die Gegenbewegungen

What is the meaning of Gegenbewegung in German?

Gegenbewegung has various definitions in German:

[1] Physical shift/execution in the other direction than the first carried out or ›normal‹

[1] körperliche Verlagerung/Ausführung in die andere Richtung als die zuerst ausgeführte oder ›normal‹ getätigte

[2] of directions, classes, groupings, parties, markets: expression in the other direction that contradicts one of the former contradicts

[2] von Richtungen, Klassen, Gruppierungen, Parteien, Märkten: Ausprägung in die andere Richtung, die einer erstgenannten widerspricht, konträr gegenübersteht

[3] Music: Relationship between two voices with each other, one of which rises and the other sinks

[3] Musik: Verhältnis zweier Stimmen zueinander, von denen eine steigt und die andere sinkt

How to use Gegenbewegung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gegenbewegung with translations in English.

[1] Man kommt ins Schwanken und doch bringen einen entsprechende Gegenbewegungen wieder ins Gleichgewicht.

[1] You get into the fluctuation and yet the corresponding countermovements bring back to the balance

[2] Eine Gegenbewegung zur Aufklärung ist wohl die Romantik.

[2] A counter -movement to clarify is probably the romantic

[2] „Alsdann setzt die Gegenbewegung von Osten nach Westen ein, und ihr ganzer Verlauf ähnelt bemerkenswerterweise dem der ihr vorangegangenen Bewegung von Westen nach Osten.“

[2] "Then the counter -movement uses the east to the west, and its whole course is remarkable that of their previous movement from west to the east" "

[3] „Dieses gedehnte b des Hauptgedankens wird jedesmal vom Pedal in der Gegenbewegung kontrapunktiert.“

[3] "This stretched B of the main idea is every time the pedal in the counter -movement" counterpoint "

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